Master student (m/f/d)

Research Center Borstel - Leibniz Lung Center (FZB), Borstel

We are announcing for the Research Group Bioanalytical Chemistry a position as

Master student (m/f/d)

The topic: Development of an LC-MS/MS for detection and fractionantion of mycobacterial lipids

The Research Center Borstel (RCB) is an internationally operating Lung Center within the Leibniz Association, financed by the Federal Government and the State of Schleswig-Holstein. Our central task is basic and translational research in the field of respiratory diseases. We operate extensive laboratory and research infrastructures. Academically, we are closely linked with neighboring universities (Lübeck, Kiel) and clinically with the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein. Our goal is to improve existing methods for the detection, prevention and treatment of lung diseases and to develop new, innovative therapeutic approaches.


  • Chemical isolation of bacterial cell wall components
  • Establishment of a liquid chromatographic system for for lipid class fractionation and simultaneous analysis by high-resolution mass spectrometers


  • A bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a comparable degree with a chemical background
  • Practical knowledge of analytical chemistry, especially liquid chromatography
  • Safe handling of chemical hazardous substances and experience in the application of chromatographic techniques
  • Knowledge in the interpretation of MS spectra
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Good communication skills




  • Your new workplace is located in a top class research center close to Hamburg
  • Participation in a productive and active team
  • Personal atmosphere and support
  • Family-friendly working conditions and flexible working hours
  • Childcare centre and workplace health promotion
  • Expense allowance 400 Euro/month



The FZB is certified for the "berufundfamilie" audit and specifically promotes the compatibility of career and family. The under-represented gender is given special consideration while maintaining the same professional and personal aptitude. Severely handicapped persons with otherwise equal aptitude are also given preferential consideration.

For more information about our certifications, please visit our homepage.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact PD Dr. Dominik Schwudke by mail at dschwudke(at)fz-borstel.de. Please send your application with the usual documents (without photo) up to 30.04.2024 to our website www.fz-borstel.de.