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Post-Doc position (100%) metabolism/signaling

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The Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, Research Group Prof. Dr. Alexander Pfeifer, University Hospital Bonn, offers a
Post-Doc position (100%)
Start in summer 2015, initially limited to 2 years.
The research group of Prof. Dr. Alexander Pfeifer is focused on adipose tissue metabolism with a special emphasis on the function of white and brown adipocytes and underlying signaling mechanisms. Successful candidates will join a motivated, international research team with well equipped laboratories and state-of-the-art techniques.
We are looking for a highly motivated young scientist with a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree.
You show a strong scientific background in metabolism, molecular cell biology, or biochemistry. Pharmacological knowledge is also appreciated. Experience in in vitro assays and/or metabolic disease models is very welcome. You are able to plan and conduct experiments independently and present your results in a professional manner. Very good English language skills are a prerequisite.
You will do research in the field of adipose tissue metabolism, establish and work with in vitro assays, conduct in vivo analysis of energy expenditure and metabolic parameters and generation of gain- and loss-of-function models.
For more details about our research, please visit our website http://www.pharmakologie.uni-bonn.de/
We offer salary according to the German salary scale TV-L E13, Jobticket and supplementary benefits in the public sector (pension plan according to VBL).
The University of Bonn is an equal opportunities employer.

Contact detail

How to apply:
Please send your application documents (letter of motivation, CV, publication list, relevant certificates and two references) by email (one merged PDF) to:
Send application to
Kristina Weyer

Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology
University Hospital Bonn
Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25
53127 Bonn

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Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Working place
53127 Bonn-Venusberg
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences