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20 Apr 2017

Full-Time Postdoctoral Scientist in Research on Fungal Secondary Metabolites with Metabolic Profiling

Georg-August University of Goettingen – Posted by admin Göttingen, Niedersachsen, Germany


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Postdoctoral Scientist in Research on Fungal Secondary Metabolites with Metabolic Profiling



Molecular Phytopathology and Mycotoxin Research section at Faculty of Agri-cultural Sciences, University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany, seeks a postdoctoral research scientist (m/f) in a full-time position salaried according to German standards (TV-L 13) for three years with an option for extension.

Our laboratory investigates biological functions of secondary metabolites in interactions of fungi with fungi, plants and invertebrates, relying on methods of analytical chemistry and molecular biology. Working language of our international team is English:


  • Research on secondary metabolites including metabolite profiling with LC-HRMS;
  • Supervision of MSc- and PhD students; participation on teaching and lab management.


  • PhD in a relevant field; sound knowledge of HPLC-MS;
  • Good command of English (C1/B2) and basic knowledge of German;
  • Experience with one or more research topics of the lab would be beneficial.

The University of Goettingen is an equal opportunities employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in fields in which they are underrepresented. The university has committed itself to being a family-friendly institution and supports their employees in balancing work and family life.

The mission of the University is to employ a greater number of severely disabled persons. Applications from severely disabled persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.


How to Apply

Send your application preferentially by email ( till May 3rd, 2017, to: University of Goettingen, Prof. P. Karlovsky, Grisebachstrasse 6, 37077 Goettingen, Germany. Digital applications will be erased after three months. If you have questions, contact Prof. Karlovsky at phone +49-(0)551.39.12918.

Job Categories: Science, R&D. Job Types: Full-Time.

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