Doctoral Researcher in Pharmacology / Drug Discovery (m/f/x)

Faculty of Medicine - Walther Straub Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Start date
1 Nov 2021
Application deadline
30 Apr 2021
Remuneration group
TV-L E13
Contract duration
two years, with an option to extend for another year

Tasks and responsibilities

We are looking for recent graduates (Master's of Science in Biology, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical or similar) who are interested in Pharmacology, Drug Discovery, and CRISPR/Cas/iPSC disease models related to lysosomal storage and neurodegenerative diseases (Alzheimer, Parkinson, FTD). Our molecular target focus is on ion channel and transport proteins in endosomes and lysosomes, in particular in TRPML cation channels (mucolipins) and two-pore channels (TPCs).

Further information


The candidate would ideally have experience in a wide range of molecular biology techniques including working with CRISPR/Cas9 and/or experience / interest in patch-clamp electrophysiology and imaging techniques.


LMU Munich is one of the most highly ranked German universities and our department is located in the vibrant center of the city of Munich (Medical campus city).
We encourage applications from women as well as from anyone else that would expand the diversity of the university.

Candidates with severe disabilities will be given preference, if their qualifications are essentially the same.

Also possible in a part-time capacity.

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


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. Christian Michael Grimm
Professor für Molekulare Pharmakologie
Walther-Straub-Institut für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie
Medizinische Fakultät
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München
Nussbaumstr. 26
80336 München


If you are interested please send a brief letter of motivation along with a short resume highlighting your academic and research accomplishments as well as copies of academic certificates and recommendation letters to:


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