Research assistant (Postdoc) in primary aldosteronism (m/f)

The Hospital of the University of Munich, Germany, is one of the largest and most competitive university hospitals in Germany and Europe. 47 specialized hospitals, departments and institutions harbouring excellent research and education provide patient care at the highest medical level with approximately 10.000 employees.
The Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik IV invites applications for a
Research assistant (Postdoc) in primary aldosteronism (m/f)

Applications are invited for a Postdoc to work at the Endocrine Research Labs of the Medical Department IV/University of Munich on the transregional CRC/TRR 205 „The Adrenal: Central Relay in Health and Disease” funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). In a unique effort top level researchers and doctors of the University Hospitals of Munich, Dresden and Würzburg will promote the understanding of humoral and molecular mechanisms of adrenal diseases and develop improved diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.

In particular the Postdoc position involves:
Functional studies of mouse models established from a mutagenesis screen for primary aldosteronism
Molecular profiling of tissue samples
Genetic characterization following exome sequencing
In vitro experiments for mechanistic evaluation of candidate genes
Preparation of publications and lectures
Exposure to a vibrant scientific environment with multiple collaborative bonds to researchers from the whole SFB consortium
Conditions of employment are:
Veterinarian Doctor (m/f), alternatively PhD (m/f), preferably in biology, pharmacology, biochemistry and related disciplines with a strong commitment to research
Prior active involvement and strong experience in small animal studies
Good experience in standard molecular techniques including cloning, site-directed muta­genesis
Cell culture skills and immunohistochemistry
Problem-solving skills and attention to detail
Strong communication skills and fluency in English
Open-minded, self-motivated and able to work independently in national and inter­natio­nal translational research
Our offer:
Core team with technical assistance for the project
Innovative and multifaceted research in a stimulating national and international research environment
Flexible working hours
The remuneration for this position conforms to the stipulations set out in the Tarifvertrag der Länder (TV-L, 100%)
In case of equal qualification, disabled persons will be preferentially considered. Presentation costs cannot be reimbursed. For further information please contact Dr. Stefanie Meyer, Tel. 089/4400-52335. For detailed information on the research topic and the position, please contact Prof. Felix Beuschlein, email:

The position is available from July 1st, 2017. Closing date for receipt of applications is May 31st, 2017.

Please note that in case of transmitting your job application by email your data will not be encrypted and might potentially be noticed or adulterated by unauthorized third parties. You are welcome to send us your documents by mail.

Applicants (m/f) should submit their complete application documents stating the reference number 2017-K-0103 (including CV, motivation letter, certificates and at least two references) as a single pdf-file to:
Klinikum der Universität München
Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik IV
Dr. Stefanie Meyer
Ziemssenstrasse 1
80336 Munich, Germany

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