Doctoral Position (m/f/x)

Faculty of Biology
Start date
July 1th, 2021
Application deadline
25 May 2021
Remuneration group
TV-L E13
Part time

A position (0.65 E13) for a doctoral researcher is available in the group of Prof. Dr. Kirsten Jung at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Department of Microbiology.

The project focuses on the role of m6A-RNA modification to control phage replication. Working on the topic requires by a combination of microbial, microscopic (single cell microscopy) and molecular biological methods.

Tasks and responsibilities

The candidate should have an MSc. degree in Molecular Biology or Biochemistry. The candidate should be highly motivated and determined and have a strong interest in RNA biochemistry and the application of interdisciplinary approaches.

Qualifications: Experience and expertise in microbiological and molecular techniques, biochemical methods (protein purification, and protein quality control, e.g., DLS/MALS) as well as in bioinformatics are required. Experiences to work with RNA is desired, but not required.

This is a part-time job

People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment.


Please send your complete applications in English as a single PDF (CV, motivation statement and research experience, record of study, certificates and contact information of two referees) to:

Prof. Dr. Kirsten Jung
LMU München
Bereich Mikrobiologie
Großhaderner Str. 2-4
82152 Planegg-Martinsried


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