The Biology Department of the Darmstadt University of Technology (TU Darmstadt), Germany invites applications for a


available from September 1st, 2019.

The position is offered for the duration of 2 years with the possibility of an extension.

This is an exciting opportunity to perform independent iPS cells/developmental biology research in a modern Biology Department within an interdisciplinary research environment.

Job description

The successful candidate should conduct own projects within the field of iPS cells and/or developmental biology focusing on brain disorders.

The aim of this position is to support a Postdoc in becoming an independent scientist. This involves career development courses, support in writing grant applications and in gaining teaching experience.

Required qualifications and experience

  • A postgraduate degree (PhD) in a relevant field
  • Research experience in the field of iPS cells and/or mammalian developmental biology
  • Ability to conduct independent research projects
  • Strong ambition to develop into an independent scientist
  • Experience with mice/isolation of primary cells is of advantage
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

The fulfillment of the duties likewise enables the scientific qualifications of the candidate. Opportunity for further qualification (habilitation) is given.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female employees and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference. Wages and salaries are according to the collective agreements on salary scales, which apply to the Technische Universität Darmstadt (TV-TU Darmstadt). Part-time employment is generally possible.

Your Application

Highly motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious candidates are invited to send an application including CV, certificates, and names of reference persons to Michaela Becker-Röck (

Code No. 287

Published on: June 11, 2019

Application deadline: July 14, 2019