Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d)

Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB), Halle

Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d)

in Molecular Plant Sciences

The Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB), a non-university first-class research institute of international reputation, is located on the vibrant weinberg-campus of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, in the heartlands of Germany.

The dynamic and multinational IPB-Department of Molecular Signal Processing offers a postdoctoral position to elucidate the molecular mechanisms of phosphate sensing in the context of phosphate-metal (Fe, Al) interactions and Fe redox cycling during plant root development (research group Nutrient Sensing; please browse our website on www.ipb-halle.de).

The successful candidate must hold a PhD degree in biochemistry, biology, microbiology, or in a related area of the molecular plant sciences. We expect curiosity, creativity, an excellent command of analytical and communication skills, including fluency in English. Applicants should be thoroughly trained and accomplished researchers in their early career stages who have already published, preferably as a first-author.

The appointment will be for three years. Salary and excellent benefits (social and health insurance) will be based on German laws for employees in the public sector (TV-L E 13, 100%). Applications must include a cover letter describing research accomplishments and interests, a CV plus publication list, and contact details of 2-3 referees. Please, email a single pdf document quoting reference number 7/2022 to bewerbungen(at)ipb-halle.de. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The successful candidate with a PhD degree not obtained at a German university must submit a certificate assessment for foreign university qualifications (Statement of Comparability for Foreign Higher Education Qualifications) from the Central Office for Foreign Education (https://www.kmk.org/zab/central-office-for-foreign-education).

Please note, our data protection information for applicants (m/f/d) according to Article 13 and 14 GDPR concerning data protection processing in the application process https://www.ipb-halle.de/en/career/data-protection-information-for-applicants/.

Contact: Professor Steffen Abel, +49 345 5582 1200, steffen.abel(at)ipb-halle.de