Post-Doctoral Position In Plant Cell And Developmental Biology (F/M/D)
The Centre for Organismal Studies at Heidelberg University invites applications for a Ph.D. position (39,5h/week) starting in February / as soon as possible:
The successful candidate will use a multidisciplinary approach, combining:
Cell biology (confocal & light sheet microscopy),
Quantitative approaches (image analysis, biophysics)
And functional genetics (CrispR/Cas) to understand how plant cells resume growth and reacquire meristematic features
You hold a Ph.D. in (plant) molecular biology with an emphasis on cell or developmental biology
You have a solid experience in microscopy and some knowledge in image analysis and quantitative approaches (Fiji, R, python)
You have published at least one first-author research paper of importance to your current field of research
You take initiative, work independently and co-operatively within a team, and have a hands-on mentality, perseverance, and critical mind-set
You have excellent communication skills and are fluent in English, both orally and in writing
A stimulating and supportive international research environment
Access to state-of-the-art tools and infrastructure within an excellence- based research institute
Integration into a research team that is committed to a collaborative, trustful research setting
Various training opportunities to broaden your expertise and (soft) skills
The position is generally suitable for part-time and is limited to 24 months.
Remuneration according to E 13 TV-L.
We are looking forward to your application. Your application should be merged into one pdf-file and be sent to Prof. Dr. Alexis Maizel by Jan. 16, 2022.
Please provide, in a single PDF file labeled with your last and first name:
A detailed CV, including list of publications
A one-page summary of past research activities
A statement describing how your research experiences and interests are aligned with those of the lab
The names and contact information of at least two references
The PDF should be uploaded to: bit.ly/3ymvyGc
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview.
Closing date: January 16th 2022 or until the position is filled.
Further information: www. cos.uni-heidelberg.de/en/research-groups/cell-and- developmental-biology – www. maizel-lab.org
Heidelberg University stands for equal opportunities and diversity.
Qualified female candidates are especially invited to apply.
Disabled persons will be given preference if they are equally qualified.
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