PhD Student Positions in cell biology and neurobiology (f/m/d)

Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP), Berlin

We are looking for

PhD students (m/f/d)

with a background of biochemistry or biology and have strong interests in learning and applying mass spectrometry-based techniques to study cell biology or molecular neurobiology. Our group focuses on using multi-disciplinary approaches that combines proteomics, cross-linking mass spectrometry, molecular biology, structural biology, high-resolution imaging and bioinformatics to investigate the organizational aspects of protein assemblies and their functions in the cell. For the announced positions, we are seeking for biochemists or biologists who will study the proteome, the interactome as well as the structure and function of cellular organelles or synapses. We provide an international, innovative and interdisciplinary work environment, with access to state-of-the-art mass spectrometry platform as well as many other infrastructures within the institute and on campus Berlin-Buch. For further information about the lab please visit the website https://www.theliulab.com/. The positions are limited for 3 years and starting as soon as possible.

The Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) belongs to the „Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. (FVB)“. The FVB is an institution of seven natural sciences research institutes in Berlin funded by the Federal Republic of Germany and the association of its federal states. The research institutes are members of the Leibniz association.

The Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) is a non-university academic research institute that conducts basic research in molecular pharmacology and provides a vibrant collaborative environment with state-of-the-art facilities for research and employees from all over the world.


e seek highly motivated, ambitious, and talented scientists to join an enthusiastic and collaborative team in an outstanding scientific environment to perform research. Candidates with a strong interest in cell biology, neurobiology, biochemistry and/or mass spectrometry techniques are especially encouraged to apply. A good command of the English language and a high personal motivation to excel in science are required.

For more information please contact Prof. Dr. Fan Liu; fliu(at)fmp-berlin.de.

Salaries will be based on TVöD (Bund). In 2013 the institute has been awarded the certificate of the audit Beruf und Familie as family-friendly employer. We offer equal opportunities regardless of gender and welcome applications of disabled candidates. They will be preferred in case of equal qualification. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

On the FMP homepage please go to Stellenangebote/Jobsand click first on this advertisement and then on the button “Online bewerben”. Please combine your application documents including motivation letter, CV, transcripts as well as the names and contacts of two references and copies of degree certificates as soon as possible but not later than December 20th 2021.

We are looking forward to your application!