PhD Position in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

University of Tubingen Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection


PhD Position in Synthetic Organic Chemistry/Natural Products Chemistry (m/f/d; E13 TV-L, 50%)

Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine Tübingen (IMIT)

Bewerbungsfrist : 31.05.2021

The research group “NatResource” at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen is looking for a PhD student to discover new bacterial natural products using techniques in analytical chemistry and chemical synthesis. We are a young and highly motivated research team at the interface of natural products isolation and synthetic organic chemistry with special interest in finding new antibiotics. 

As part of a grant from the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), we seek an enthusiastic scientist with a Master’s degree in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Natural Products Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or closely related disciplines. The project is focused on finding new lead compounds for the treatment of bacterial infections. Candidates are expected to be highly interested in organic chemistry and natural products. The position is initially funded for 3 years. 

Interested scientists should submit their application documents (CV, motivation letter, two references, grade transcripts) as a single .pdf-file via email to: chambers.hughesspam by May 31st 2021. 

The website of the PI can be found at 

Equal opportunities are an integral part of our personnel policy; we therefore particularly encourage qualified women to apply. Disabled persons with otherwise equal qualifications are given priority.

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