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Ph.D. position

Einrichtung: Faculty of Chemistry (ID 14541)

Ansprechpartner: Prof. Diederichsen

Besetzungsdatum: 01.01.2020

Veröffentlichungsdatum: 21.08.2019

The group of Prof. Dr. Ulf Diederichsen at the Faculty of Chemistry at the Georg-August Universität Göttingen welcomes applications for a

Ph.D. position (all genders welcome)

The position is remunerated with 50 % E 13 TV-L with a limited contract of 3 years. The earliest starting date will be 01.01.2020.

Your Profile
- you hold (or are in the process of concluding) a Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry or an equivalent degree in Pharmacy
- you are proficient in English,
- you are experienced in fields of organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, medicinal chemistry and pharmacology
- you have a solid background in organic chemistry, chemical biology and relevant biophysical methods.
Experience in organic synthesis and biochemistry is advantageous.

The successful applicant will be involved in a project performed at the Institute for Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. The project aims at the synthesis and evaluation of peptide/protein analogs functioning at or within lipid bilayer membranes.

We will provide a stimulating research environment in a diverse and interdisciplinary team as well as first-class facilities. The Ph.D. students are integrated in the graduate program of the Georg-August University School of Science (GAUSS).

The University of Göttingen 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.

Your application must include a motivation letter, CV, academic certificates and transcript of records, and contact information of references. The documents are to be submitted in electronic form (single PDF file) until September 30th, 2019 to

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