Open Positions

Following open positions are currently available:

Biochemistry, Prof. Dr. Felix Hausch

1) PhD position in biochemistry on “Biomimetic screening of positive allosteric modulators of GPCRs.” (Prof. Dr. Felix Hausch, Department of Chemistry) more

Your qualifications:

  • a degree (Diplom, Master) in biochemistry, molecular/cell biology, chemical biology, or molecular pharmacology
  • solid experience in peptide synthesis, bioconjugation techniques
  • experience in binding studies, assay development, molecular biology (cloning, Western blotting, CoIP, mammalian cell culture, reporter gene assays, BRET, signal transduction studies
  • very good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • interest in new approaches at the interface between chemistry and biology

Exemplary publications:

1. Hausch, F.; Holsboer, F. Nature 2012, 490, 492-3.

2. Devigny et al., J Am Chem Soc 2011, 133, 8927-33.

3. Cuboni et al., Hausch, F. J Med Chem 2014, 57, 9473-9.

Starting at the earliest possible date

2) PhD position in biochemistry on “Design, synthesis and optimization of fragment-like inhibitors of bacterial kinases.” (Prof. Dr. Felix Hausch, Department of Chemistry)

Your qualifications:

  • a degree (Diplom, Master) in chemistry, preferably with focus on organic chemistry
  • solid experience in organic syntheses
  • experience in rational design, medicinal chemistry and binding assays
  • very good knowledge of spoken and written English

Exemplary publications:

1. Gaali et al., Nat Chem Biol (2015), 11, 33-7

2. Bischoff et al., Chem Eur J (2020), Doi: 10.1002/chem.201905144

3. Feng et al., J Med Chem (2020), Doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.9b01157

Starting: 01.03.2020

Biochemistry, Prof. Dr. Harald Kolmar

3) PhD position in biochemistry on “Chemical functionalization of antibodies”. (Prof. Dr. Harald Kolmar, Department of Chemistry)

Your qualifications:

  • a degree (Diplom, Master) in chemistry
  • solid experience in biochemistry, organic chemistry and bioorganic synthesis
  • experience in chemoenzymatic methods is of advantage
  • very good knowledge of spoken and written English

Exemplary publications:

1. Schneider H, Deweid L, Pirzer T, et al., ChemistryOpen, 2019; 8(3): 354–357.

2. Scheider H. et. al., ChemBioChem, 2019, 20, 3006 –3012.

Starting at the earliest possible date

Synthetic Biology, Prof. Dr. Beatrix Suess

  1. PhD position in Synthetic Biology on “Development of Inhibitory RNA Aptamers using ultrahigh-throughput screening to fight antibiotic resistance” (Prof. Dr. Beatrix Suess, Department of Biology)
  2. PhD position in Synthetic Biology on “Development of Synthetic Riboswitches and RNA-based Biosensors” (Prof. Dr. Beatrix Suess, Department of Biology)

Your qualifications:

  • a degree (Diplom, Master) in biology, biochemistry, molecular/cell biology or chemical biology
  • solid interest in RNA biochemistry and RNA aptamer selection
  • experience in biochemical and molecular biological methods
  • very good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • interest in new approaches at the interface between chemistry and biology

Application deadline April 14, 2020

Exemplary publications:

1. Boussebayle A et al. 2019 Nucleic Acids Res 47(9):4883-4895.

2. Mol AA et al. 2019 Nucleic Acids Res 47(20):e132.

3. Groher F et al. 2018 Nucleic Acids Res 46(4):2121-2132.

For more information see: www.suesslab.de