PhD position, life sciences, medicine, physiology, cardiology

The Institute of Physiology I, University of Bonn Medical School, Germany invites candidates for two DFG-funded
PhD positions (TVL E13, 65%)

The positions start as soon as possible and are funded for a period of 4 years.

The DFG-project entitled „Endothelial disease mechanisms involved in calcific aortic valve stenosis and aortic aneurysm formation in mice and men“ is part of the recently approved DFG-funded research network SFB TR259 “Aortic disease” and focuses on the identification of pathways and factors underlying onset and progression of these diseases.

Activities and responsibilities

Our laboratory employs a wide array of experimental techniques including state of the art molecular, cell biological, ex and in vivo physiological methods.

Qualification profile

We are searching for highly motivated candidates with an university degree in (Veterinary)Medicine, Biology, Biomedicine, Biochemistry or a related subject. She/he should have a strong interest in application-oriented basic research. Earlier experience with cell biological and/or physiological techniques would be welcome, good knowledge of English is expected.


The Institute of Physiology I is located in the Life&Brain Center of the University of Bonn with state-of-the-art equipment. We provide an excellent training and research infrastructure, supportive mentoring and a highly interactive and stimulating environment.

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 opportunity employer.
Please submit your application (including CV, copies of your education certificates, a motivation letter, a brief summary of previous research experience, contact information of 2 referees) within the next 3 weeks via email in a single pdf file to:

Jun.-Prof. Dr. med. Daniela Wenzel
Institut für Physiologie I
Universitätsklinikum Bonn


Prof. Dr. med.(I) Bernd Fleischmann
Institut für Physiologie I
Universitätsklinikum Bonn
Tel.: 0228-6885-200

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