Doctoral Position in Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology

University of Freiburg Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology


What are you waiting for? We are seeking doctoral students to start as soon as possible.

Doctoral students (PhD) (m/f/d)

We at the Institute for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology are looking for new doctoral students. The institute is part of the University of Freiburg und is administered by the university hospital. We are an international team, who studies the actin nucleoskeleton in genome organisation, nuclear signaling and mitosis. We are a fully equipped department using high resolution live cell imaging and image data analysis as well as atomic force microscopy combined with biochemical and molecular technologies. Our group is part of the CIBSS Cluster of Excellence and therefore receives numerous funding.
For further information please refer to the following articles:
  • Knerr et al., Nature 2023, 617:616-622.
  • Ulferts et al., Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2021, 13:a040121
  • Krippner et al., Embo Rep 2020, 21:e50758
  • Wang et al., Nat Commun 2019, 10:527

Our requirements are:

  • a Master's degree or a comparable degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry or biophysics
  • Experience and knowledge of biochemical techniques
  • very good English skills
  • Motivation, dependability and a sense of responsibility
  • a high degree of willingness to work in a team

What we offer:

  • Challenging and varied tasks with a high degree of personal responsibility in a highly committed, interdisciplinary and international team
  • Excellent scientific development opportunities, state-of-the-art equipment and techniques
  • Publication of relevant research results in high-ranking journals
  • an excellent social environment with a well-coordinated team in which commitment is honoured and appreciated
  • a workplace in the center of Freiburg and its campus
The position is limited to 3 years. The salary will be determined in accordance with the salary group E13 TV-L. The weekly work hours are 65%.

Please apply with your detailed application documents including enclosed proof of the qualifications we are looking for. 

University of Freiburg
Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology 
Prof. Dr. Robert Grosse
Albertstr. 25, 79104 Freiburg im Breisgau

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General information: Salary is assigned according to a pay scale. Unless prevented by operational or legal reasons, full-time positions are generally open to those wishing to job share. Where two candidates are equally suitable for a post, severely disabled candidates are given priority. Employment decisions are made by the Personnel Department.

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