Doctoral Student (m/f/d)
Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology (LSB), Freising
The Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich (Leibniz-LSB@TUM), a legal foundation under civil law in Freising, is a research institution of the Leibniz Association that combines methods of biomolecular basic research with analysis methods of bioinformatics and analytical high-performance technologies to investigate the complex interplay between the human organism and food ingredients.
Our research group "Metabolic Functions & Biosignals" at Leibniz-LSB@TUM is looking for
doctoral student (m/f/d)
to start on 1/10/2020 (65% TV-L 13). The position is to be filled for a period of 4 years.
Your area of responsibility includes
- Developing inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)-based methods to determine the cellular uptake and bioavailability of food and taste/odor active compounds
- Conducting the required cell-based assays and sample preparations for ICP-MS
- Implementing state-of-the-art single cell-, single particle- and HPLC-ICP-MS techniques
The ideal applicant has a degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry, food chemistry, life science (state examination, diploma, master's degree) or comparable qualification and solid English-language skills. In addition to above-average interest in the topic, we consider self-motivation and the ability to face new professional challenges as self-evident prerequisites. The ability to work independently, outstanding team skills and organizational aptitude complete your profile.
ogether with internationally recognized experts, you conduct research aimed at improving foodstuffs and promoting healthy human nutrition.
In addition to a varied workplace where your performance counts, we offer
- a performance-related salary in accordance with TV-L, in-line with your personal qualifications and the personal prerequisites
- an interesting and varied task area in the field of university research
- a motivated team that is looking forward to welcoming you
- flexible working times enabling a good compatibility of work and family
- company pension scheme
- special annual payment
In the case of essentially reciprocal suitability, severely-disabled applicants as defined SGB IX will be preferred.
Please address any questions on current topics to Prof. Dr. Veronika Somoza (v.somoza.leibniz-lsb(at)tum.de). Please send your written application with the usual documents electronically to the following address citing the reference number 2020-09-S2-VS to Anja Magalowski (Human Resources Department) recruiting.leibniz-lsb(at)tum.de.
Take advantage of this opportunity and contact us!