Postdoc novel experimental and computational tools for SR microscopy, University of Frankfurt, Germany


With over 46,000 students and around 4,600 employees, the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is one of the largest universities in Germany. Founded in 1914 by the citizens of Frankfurt and since 2008 back in the legal form of a foundation, the Goethe University possesses a high degree of independence, modernity and professional diversity.
The Single-Molecule Biophysics Group (www.smb.uni-frankfurt.de) at the Department of Biochemistry, Chemistry and Pharmacy of the Goethe University, invites applications for the position of a

Postdoc (m/f/d)

Within a DFG-funded project, novel experimental and computational tools for multi-color and 3D super-resolution microscopy will be developed. The ideal candidate should have experience in super-resolution fluorescence microscopy (in particular STED and (d)STORM/(F)PALM) and computer-based image analysis. Experience with protein labeling and/or chemical biology would be advantageous. Solid English skills are mandatory. We are looking for motivated candidates with a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, physics, biophysics or one of the subjects of life sciences.
We offer a multidisciplinary and dynamic working environment, excellent technical equipment and scientific infrastructure, and exciting research topics.
The position is initially available for a period of 2 years with a salary according to TV-G-U (E13, 100%). The fixed-term appointment of academic staff is governed by the provisions of the Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz in conjunction with the Hessisches Hochschulgesetz.
Starting date should be October 1st, although some flexibility is possible. Applicants (m/f/d) should submit their electronic application (including CV, motivation letter, certificates as well as publication list and references if available) to:
s.wegner@em.uni-frankfurt.de (office Prof. Dr. Mike Heilemann)
Please do not send original documents, as they will not be returned.
Unfortunately, application costs will not be compensated.