The Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics is an international research institute focused on cell and developmental biology and are hiring a Postdoc (m/f/d) in Cell Biology. The full-time position is available immediately for an initial period of 2 years with the possibility of extension.

About the position:
  • The position in available in group of Marino Zerial.
  • Candidate to be a highly motivated with strong background in cell biology to work on the delivery of oligonucleotide therapeutics.
  • This project aims to investigate the intracellular trafficking of non-viral gene delivery technologies.
  • This project will provide proof of concept for new platforms enabling cellular delivery of oligonucleotides in vitro and in vivo and demonstrate the therapeutic potential of the approach.
  • The project will be carried out in collaboration with a mayor pharmaceutical company.


  • Candidate should hold a degree in Life Sciences and have documented experience in cell biology and fluorescence microscopy imaging.
  • Experience in in vivo studies with mice will be an advantage.
  • Candidate should be able to interact with members of an interdisciplinary team of cell biologists, physicists, chemists and computer scientists, work in a competitive international environment and possess excellent communication and data presentation skills (English is the working language at the MPI-CBG).


Candidates should submit complete application including the names of three referees via online application system stating Code 2021-PostDoc-Cellbiology-1040.

—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
Country Germany
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas Life Sciences, Cell Biology
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 31 August 2021

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