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Doctoral researcher (m/f) for a project on studying mitochondrial dysfunction in a fly model for Parkinson’s disease

Institute of Neurogenetics

The University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein is one of the largest university hospitals in Europe with more than 80 clinics and institutes. It offers outstanding medical treatment and excellence in research and education with nearly 12,500 employees, 2,600 patient beds and more than 100,000 hospitalized patients, 240,000 outpatient cases and in excess of

3,000 births a year. We provide top research at the interface of medicine, science and technology and maintain research co-operations with universities all over the world.

We are seeking competent support for our group at the Institute of Neurogenetics, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein/ University of Lübeck. You will work on a project that studies the relation between defective lipids metabolism and mitochondrial dysfunction in the context of Parkinson’s disease. The project is funded by the Else Kröner Fresenius Stiftung.

  • Plan and organize your experiments
  • Lead your research project
  • Participate in weekly group meetings
  • You have a master’s degree in science (biology, molecular life science,…)
  • You speak English fluently
  • You should have well-developed social skills, a hands-on attitude and be able to work in a team
  • You are ambitious, self-motivated and are willing to develop new skills and explore novel ideas.
  • Experience with Drosophila is a plus, but not required

This is a full time position for three years, with the possibility of extension. Salary will be according to the German scale E 13 TV-L. For more information or to submit your application, please contact Dr. Melissa Vos at

The UKSH has been certified as a family-friendly institution and is committed to further improve the compatibility of work and family life. The University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

For more information or to submit your application, please contact Dr. Melissa Vos at

We are looking forward to your application. Please submit your application until 2017-01-07, indicating your earliest possible starting date as well as the reference number 20171070.119.CL.

Please apply via our online portal:

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