PhD position in pharmacology/drug discovery (f/m/x)

Faculty of Medicine - Walther Straub Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Start date
January 2022
Application deadline
30 Nov 2021
Remuneration group
TV-L E13
Part time
65 %


We are looking for recent graduates (Master of Science in biology, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences 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).

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


The LMU is one of the top ranked German universities and our department is located in the vibrant center of the city of Munich (Medical campus city).

For further information please visit the website of the Walther Straub Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

This is a part-time job

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


If you believe you fit this description then please send a brief letter of motivation, a short CV highlighting your academic and research accomplishments as well as copies of academic certificates and recommendation letters to Professor Dr. Dr. Christian Michael Grimm.

LMU Munich
Faculty of Medicine
Walther Straub Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Professor Dr. Dr. Christian Michael Grimm
Nussbaumstr. 26
80336 München

Phone: +49 89 2180-73811


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