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Scientist (m/f/d) in a postdoc position in Reutlingen

Excellent research with a view to practical application: That is our claim at the NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute in Reutlingen! We are a non-university research institute at the interface of biosciences and materials science. With our unique, interdisciplinary range of expertise, we are a strong partner in the field of research and development as well as by providing services for regional and international companies. Our services are aimed at companies in the healthcare industry as well as in vehicle, machine and tool construction and cover the broad spectrum of materials technology and quality control.

The Molecular Neuroscience team conducts research in cooperation with academic, clinical, and industrial partners. The group is engaged in the translation of basic research results into industrial application in the field of CNS diseases. The development of novel disease models for drug discovery comprises an important research focus. To strengthen our team we are looking for a scientist in a postdoc position (m/f/d) with the opportunity to become a group leader.

Your tasks

  • Planning and conducting research and development projects
  • Project management in terms of experimental planning, timelines, milestones, as well as communication with clients, partners, and sponsors
  • Acquiring R&D projects (publically funded as well as funded by industry)
  • Scientific and organisational management of BSc/MSc/PhD students and technicians


  • Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Biotechnology or related disciplines with a background in neuroscience, ideally in neurological or neuropsychiatric disorders

  • Experience in molecular and cell biology, especially in the field of stem cells
  • Management skills - we encourage and support the development of management skills
  • Interest to attract public funding as well as funding from industrial sponsors
  • Experience in supervising BSc/MSc students or technicians
  • Open minded and highly communicative
  • Excellent team spirit, strong presentation and communication skills
  • Fluency in English and German

We offer

  • Working within an exciting multidisciplinary environment and a highly innovative research field

  • A highly motivated, competent, and multidisciplinary team with scientific and technical staff
  • Excellent infrastructure and technical laboratory equipment
  • An exciting and dynamic working environment in application-oriented research institut
  • Free employee parking in the multi-storey car park
  • Work-life balance through flexible working hours and mobile working
  • Attractive "bridge day" arrangement as well as paid days off on 24/31 December
  • Staff events and excursions
  • Company pension scheme (VBL)
  • Recruitment and remuneration in accordance with TV-L (collective agreement of the German federal Länder), contract is initially limited to 2 years

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

+49 7121 51530111