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PhD position in biology/ RNA biochemistry

In the context of the CRC902 „Molecular Principles of RNA-based Regulation“, the Institute for Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Department of RNA Regulation at the Goethe University Frankfurt is inviting applications for a
PhD student
(E13 TV-G-U, 65%-part time)
to study the mechanisms of splicing surveillance by SR proteins. The candidate should hold a MSc degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology or related areas, have experience and interest in RNA biology, cell culture work and high-throughput sequencing techniques, and should be proficient in English. Expertise in bioinformatics would be advantageous. The student will work at the interface between cell biology and RNA biochemistry. Bioinformatics analyses will be performed in close collaboration with Dr. Kathi Zarnack at the Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (BMLS). The position is limited to 4 years.

The Goethe University Frankfurt is an equal opportunities employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for female scientists

Contact detail

How to apply:
To apply, please send your application including your CV, the names of two scientific references and a motivation letter in a single PDF file until 27.07.2015 by e-mail.
Send application to
Prof. Michaela Müller-McNicoll, Institute for Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Goethe University Frankfurt: mueller-mcnicoll@bio.uni-frankfurt.de
Dr. Kathi Zarnack, Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt: kathi.zarnack@bmls.de


Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Hessen)
Working place
60438 Frankfurt am Main
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences