PhD Studentship in Yeast Membrane Biology, Germany

PhD Studentship in Yeast Membrane Biology
Location: Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

A PhD student position is available immediately at the Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany), Fachbereich Biologie, in the group of Prof. Dr. Adam Bertl (Yeast Membrane Biology)

Molecular and biophysical investigations of ion transport processes in the baker’s yeast and their role in salt stress, salt tolerance and osmoregulation. Participate in teaching first semester cell biology lab.

Diploma or Masters degree. Knowledge and hands-on experience in yeast molecular biology. Experience and/or strong interest in biophysical methods (patch clamping; luminometric calcium measurements; confocal microscopy) would be an advantage.

The position is aimed towards qualification of the candidate with the opportunity to prepare for a doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.) and will be offered for an initial period of 3 years.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female members and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications severely disabled applicants will be given preference. Salary is according to the currently valid collective labour agreement for TU Darmstadt (TV-TU Darmstadt).

Application Procedure
send application (incl. CV, brief statement on research interests and past experiences, contact details for 2 references):

Prof. Dr. Adam Bertl
FB Biologie
TU Darmstadt
Schnittspahnstrasse 10
64287 Darmstadt, Germany

Application can be sent electronically as a single PDF-file to the above address via