Principles of cell and tissue organization


PostDoc in Protein Biochemistry

We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral candidate with strong background in protein biochemistry to compliment a team of cell biologists with an emphasis on advanced imaging techniques and processing.

Job Description


The candidate will work in an interdisciplinary project that aims to study protein compartmentalization on the endosomal membrane using in vitro and in vivo techniques. These studies will provide important information on the structure-function relationship of endosomal proteins.

Your qualifications
The successful candidate should have a doctoral degree and documented experience in protein expression, purification and characterization, plus at least one first-author publication. A background in membrane biology, structural biology or biophysics would be advantageous. The candidate should be able to interact with members of an interdisciplinary team of cell biologists, biochemists, computer scientists and clinicians, work in a competitive international environment and possess excellent communication and data presentation skills (English is working language at the MPI-CBG).


Our offer
The full-time position is available immediately for an initial period of 2 years with the possibility of extension. Salary and social benefits will be in accordance with the regulations of the German TVöD Bund (salary agreement for public service employees). We especially encourage women to apply.

For further information contact Dr. Lisa Johnsen by email or phone +49 (0) 351 210 2136.

Please submit your complete application including the names of three referees by January 31, 2022 via our online application system stating Code 2021-PostDoc-ProteinBiochemistry-1040 at

The Max Planck Society strives for gender and diversity equality. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
Pfotenhauerstr. 108, 01307 Dresden, Germany

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