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Scientist in the Molecular Neuroscience team with the opportunity to receive a PhD 65% (m/f/d)

The NMI is a member of the Innovation Alliance Baden-Württemberg. It is involved in application-oriented research at the interface between the life sciences and material science. An interdisciplinary team of scientists is developing new technologies for companies and public research sponsors in the areas of Pharma and Biotech, Biomedicine and Materials Science, and Material Analysis and Electron Microscopy.

At the NMI, the position in the group of  Molecular Biology and Neurobiology is dedicated to the application of viral vectors to modulate the expression of receptor tyrosine kinases as well as downstream signalling components and the analysis of GABAergic synapse organization by confocal imaging and protein biochemistry. The project will be jointly conducted with a PhD student based in Gal Richter-Levin‘s lab who will focus on behavioral analysis and in vivo electrophysiology. For more information see https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=volkmer-h&sort=date

Applications are sought for a DFG funded project „The contribution of within-amygdala meta-plasticity to stress-related psychopathologies“.  In close collaboration with the University of Haifa, the project explores specific changes in GABAergic synapses in response to stressful experiences. In selected brain areas, we will investigate the impact of receptor tyrosine kinase signalling to the reorganization of GABAergic synapses and behavioral alterations under stressful conditions.

To support our growing team, we now seek to fill the position of an Scientist 65% in the Molecular Neuroscience team with the opportunity to receive a PhD (m/f/d).


  • Master Degree in Neuroscience or in a related subject
  • Strong experimental skills
  • Solid working expertise in analytical, molecular neuroscience
  • Background in molecular neurosience
  • Experience with confocal imaging will be considered an asset
  • High attention to detail, self-motivation, initiative and dependability in an interdisciplinary team

We offer

  • Working within an exciting multidisciplinary project and a highly innovative research topic    
  • Highly motivated, competent and multidisciplinary team with scientific and technical staff
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Salary according to the TV-L, the contract is limited to 3 years

Are you interested? Click on "Apply now". This will only take two minutes.


Ihre Ansprechpartnerin

Frau Katja Rösslein


NMI Naturwissenschaftliches und Medizinisches Institut an der Universität Tübingen
Markwiesenstraße 55
72770 Reutlingen

Telefon: +49 7121 5153070