Postdoctoral positions – life sciences (m/f)

Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health (GmbH)
Munich (Landkreis), Bayern (DE)
October 15 2018
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As German Research Center for Environmental Health, Helmholtz Zentrum München pursues the goal of developing personalized medical approaches for the prevention and therapy of major common diseases such as diabetes mellitus, allergies and lung diseases. To achieve this, it investigates the interaction of genetics, environmental factors and lifestyle.

The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany, offers

Postdoctoral positions – life sciences (m/f)
2018/0463 Job Description


Helmholtz Zentrum München announces the fourth call of its international Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. The program supports up to six highly talented postdocs in the development of a competitive scientific profile for a successful scientific career in academic research or industry.


Fully funded postdoctoral positions available in the following research areas:


  • Diabetes
  • Data Sciences, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
  • Imaging, Biomedical Engineering, Structure Biology
  • Allergy, Lung Research, Environmental Research
  • Stem Cells
  • Genomics, Epigenetics, Proteomics, Metabolomics

Talented postdocs who are accepted into the three-year program will receive a fully funded postdoctoral position at the respective institute. They will focus on a research project and will be integrated into international and interdisciplinary research groups at the Center.


Your Qualifications


We welcome applications from highly qualified and motivated early-career scientists of all nationalities who have received a doctoral degree within the last three years or who will receive their doctoral degree by the start of the program and who have not been recruited to the Center for more than six months.


  • PhD or equivalent degree in biological sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics, physics, mathematics, veterinary or human medicine or related life sciences
  • Strong interest in basic and translational research
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English

Our Offer


  • Scientific projects in interdisciplinary research teams at one of the leading Centers for health and environment research
  • Individual career development plan, coaching and mentoring
  • Individual support for grant application and travel grants
  • Joint training moduls for leadership skills

Remuneration and benefits are in accordance with the collective agreement for the public service (EG 13 TV EntgO Bund).

The position is (initially) limited to three years.

The activity involves special knowledge and experience specific to own scientific skills.

As a holder of the Total E-Quality Award, we promote equality of opportunity. In order to increase the proportion of women in management positions, we would be pleased to receive corresponding applications. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application until November 30th, 2018.

Dr. Tina Henrich

Helmholtz Zentrum München
German Research Center for Environmental Health
Strategy, Programs, Resources
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1
85764 Neuherberg near Munich, Germany