The Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics (MPI-IE) offers two postdoctoral positions (m/f/d) in molecular biology/evolutionary immunology. The positions will be available in the Boehm department and the group addresses a number of cutting-edge research questions related to the development and evolution of the vertebrate immune system.

About the position:
  • The ideal candidates are experienced both in bioinformatic analyses of transcriptome and genome data, and in general immunological techniques and animal handling, including tissue transplantation.
  • The positions are open immediately and initially funded for two years.
  • Project 1 focuses on the haematopoietic system of lampreys
  • Project 2 concerns the analysis of the immune system of teleosts.


  • Applicants should possess an academic degree plus a PhD degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or a related field and a strong publication record.
  • Candidate must be dedicated and motivated team player with strong communication skills and good command of the English language.


Submit complete application online including a motivation summary (1 page), CV and contact details of referees.

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Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics (MPI-IE)

Country Germany
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline October 15th, 2020

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