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PhD position in Molecular Biology - Structural biology of proteins involved in circadian rhythms & DNA replication

In the field of  “Structural biology of proteins involved in circadian rhythms & DNA replication” the research group of Prof. Eva Wolf offers one PhD project.


We offer 1 PhD position to further characterize the structure and function of central clock components and of the mammalian Timeless protein. The prospective PhD student will apply a wide range of techniques including recombinant protein expression, protein purification, crystallization and X-ray crystallography, biochemical and biophysical protein interaction studies and UV/VIS spectroscopy. Candidates with keen interest in structural biology, protein biochemistry and protein structure-function relationship as well as significant previous exposure to these research areas during their master education are encouraged to apply.

We offer
•    The possibility to work on a cutting-edge project using state-of-the-art technology in a highly motivated research team
•    A stimulating, diverse and international research environment
•    Advanced training opportunities
•    A competitive stipend

Required qualifications
•    Master or Diploma
•    Motivation to solve complex biological problems
•    Excellent communication skills

Starting date: 1 March 2015 or later
Duration of stipend: 3 years, with the possibility of extension
Deadline for registration (exclusively online via web form):  8 November 2014

Contact detail

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Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Rheinland-Pfalz)
Working place
55128 Mainz
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences