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PhD position (m/f) in LIPIDOMICS

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                                     PhD position (m/f) in LIPIDOMICS
The lipidomics group at ISAS Dortmund is searching for a PhD candidate in:
  • The development of new quantification approaches for lipidomics
  • Chemical modification of lipids
  • Analysis of lipids at the systems biology scale
Your profile
  • Masters, Diploma or equivalent degree in Chemistry, Biology or equal
  • Strong background and interest in analytical chemistry and mass spectrometry, as well as practical experience in chemical biomolecule modification
  • Interest in lipidomics and systems biology to investigate the cellular lipid plasticity in the context of a changing micro environment
  • A strong interest for mass spectrometry and method development for solving complex biological questions would be required.
We offer
  • A clear research topic as well as multifold training and support for PhD students in framework of ISAS and the Leibniz association.
  • Training and scientific development opportunities in an international environment and an excellent working atmosphere in a very dynamic and professional team.
  • Extensive state-of-the-art equipment and infrastructure in various analytical methods.
  • The opportunity to present your data on international conferences and participate in workshops.
Non-residents who apply for this job will receive help from the institute to find accommodation and to handle authorities. Applications from disabled applicants are welcome. ISAS supports the principle of equal opportunity between men and women, and is therefore interested in applications from women.
The salary will be according to the German TV-L. This position is a part-time work (60%) and is offered for three and a half years. The position is available immediately.
Closing date for application is December 17th. Complete applications with an extended curriculum vitae with full publication list, a cover letter, a 2-page research statement that clearly describes your research profile and interests as well as your expertise and methodological competencies, names and contact information of 2 references, if available, should be submitted (quoting the reference number 29/2014 in the subject header) as a single pdf document to personal@isas.de. Informal inquiries are welcome and can be submitted to the human resources department (personal@isas.de).
The Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften - ISAS - e.V. is located in Dortmund and Berlin. Besides scientific activities in the development of new or improved measuring methods and analytical separation techniques as well as spectroscopy and spectrometric equipment in modern analysis, research is undertaken in the areas of spectroscopic methods and analytical contributions to solving problems in the fields of materials and life sciences. For further information on the institute please see: http://www.isas.de.

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Type of job
PhD Project
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Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Working place
44227 Dortmund
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology