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Ph.D. Student Position (m/f)

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The Department of Meiosis (Director: Dr. Melina Schuh) at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry invites applications for a
 
Ph. D. Student Position (m/f)
Image analysis and software development for light sheet and superresolution microscopy
(Code Number 09-16)
 
The aim of the project is to study the causes of chromosome segregation errors in mammalian egg cells. Such errors are a leading cause of miscarriages, infertility and genetic disorders such as Down syndrome. The successful applicant will develop software for automated 4D image acquisition of chromosome segregation on high end microscopes and subsequent image analysis. The candidate will work closely with experimentalists using a wide range of state-of-the-art microscopy techniques, including superresolution and light sheet microscopy, to study how chromosome segregation errors arise. To learn about recent work from the lab please visit www.mpibpc.mpg.de/mschuh.
 
Ph. D. candidates should be team-oriented and hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in computer science, physics or a related field. The Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry provides an outstanding environment for cutting-edge and interdisciplinary research at the interface between computer science, physics and biology.

We offer a 3-year contract with the possibility of an extension. The successful applicant will receive a salary according to the funding guidelines for young researchers of the Max Planck Society.
 
The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.
Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.
 
Please send your application including a short letter of motivation, CV, a list of publications and other achievements, and email addresses of two referees preferably via email as single PDF file in relation to the code number until April, 30th 2016 to
 
ausschreibung09-16@mpibpc.mpg.de

 
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Department of Meiosis

Daniela Wassermeyer
Am Fassberg 11
D-37077 Göttingen


Phone     +49 551 201-26000

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How to apply:
Please send your application including a short letter of motivation, CV, a list of publications and other achievements, and email addresses of two referees preferably via email as single PDF file in relation to the code number  until April, 30th 2016  to

ausschreibung09-16@mpibpc.mpg.de
 
Send application to
ausschreibung09-16@mpibpc.mpg.de
 
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Department of Meiosis

Daniela Wassermeyer
Am Fassberg 11
D-37077 Göttingen


Phone     +49 551 201-26000

Job profile


Working hours
Full-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Niedersachsen)
Working place
37077 Göttingen
Area of expertise
Computer Sciences, Biology & Life Sciences, Chemistry, Physics
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