PhD Position - Systems Biology -

Workscope: Research Associate

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The section Molecular Membrane Biology in the Department of Biology/Chemistry at the University of Osnabrueck is looking for a
Research Assistant (m/f)
(Salary Grade 13 TV-L, 65 %)
The position is limited to 3 years with the opportunity to obtain a PhD.
Description of Responsibilities
The Fröhlich group is interested in lipid homeostasis and membrane dynamics, using yeast as a discovery tool to identify the underlying mechanisms (see Fröhlich et al., eLife 2015). This PhD project will focus on the systematic analysis of regulators of sphingolipid homeostasis, using a combination of high throughput approaches such as mass spectrometry based proteomics and lipidomics and chemical genetic screening.
The successful candidate (m/f) should be excited about research in molecular cell biology and hold a master's degree/diploma in biology, biochemistry, chemistry or bio-informatics, and have experimental experience in techniques in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology or related disciplines. Experience with the use of statistical software (R or MATLAB) are advantageous.
As an employer, Osnabrueck University is committed to creating equal opportunities for women and men. For this reason, it aims to increase the proportion of the under-represented gender in the respective area. Furthermore, qualified applicants with disabilities will be favored.

How to apply:
 Motivated and enthusiastic individuals are encouraged to send a full CV. including professional references and a detailed cover letter outlining your particular skills, experience and relevance, quoting the reference number FNG2/2016, before February 9th to the Dean of the Biology Department Osnabrueck University, Email:

Contact detail

How to apply:
Send application to
For further question please ask Dr. Florian Fröhlich- Tel.: +49 541/969-3422, Email:

Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Niedersachsen)
Working place
49076 Osnabrück
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences

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