The Department of Systemic Cell Biology (Prof. Dr. Bastiaens) at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Physiology is offering a postdoctoral position in chemical biology to work in an interdisciplinary team of biochemists and physicists towards reconstituting out-of-equilibrium life-like systems from catalysts and self-organizing biochemical and chemical building blocks. The position is available immediately and is limited to 2 years with the possibility of extension.

  • Applicant must be enthusiastic, inquisitive and creative team player with a PhD in chemical biology.
  • Candidate should have extensive experience with protein (bio)chemistry, enzymology and chemical modification of proteins.
  • Candidate should have a keen interest in understanding (bio)chemical reaction dynamics in complex mixtures.
  • Candidate has also experience in lipid (bio)chemistry, microfluidics and has good knowledge about advanced microscopic imaging technologies.


Applications should be sent to Dr. Astrid Krämer, email: in digital form (as PDF) and include the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Recent CV
  • Copies of certificates
  • Two names of reference
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Max Planck Institute for Molecular Physiology
Country Germany
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas Chemical Biology, (Bio)Chemistry, Enzymology
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline October 15th, 2021

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