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Staff Scientist Position in Neuroscience

Chair of Animal Physiology at the Department of Biology of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg


Staff scientist position in Neuroscience for the investigation of the function of neurons and their synapses in the mammalian retina (for details see:

The ideal candidate will be a team spirited, highly motivated, curious, and creative young scientist who has received a PhD/doctorate in the field of Neuroscience or a related field with a solid background in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or physiology. Being fluent in German is considered an advantage and the acquisition of external funding is expected.

3-year contract with the option for renewal, a stimulating scientific environment and modern, well-equipped research laboratories. Participation in teaching in the Biology Bachelor/Master program is required and to pursue the academic degree of “Habilitation” is encouraged. The position is immediately available.

Send your full application as a single PDF-file containing a one-page cover letter stating your research experience, skills and interests, your CV, publication list, and the names and contact information of two referees to:

Prof. Dr. Johann Helmut Brandstätter,

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.