Postdoctoral Positions - Molecular Biology, Proteomics, Computational Biology and related discipline

The Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB, is a centre for basic research on the campus of Mainz University, Germany. We are generously funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation and the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. Our research focuses on the biology of the cell nucleus, ranging from the molecular to the organismic level. IMB researchers are supported by strong core facilities ( that offer state-of-the-art services in bioinformatics, cytometry, genomics, histology and microscopy, proteomics, and protein production. IMB’s working language is English.

In this competitive call, we are recruiting talented and ambitious scientists worldwide. At IMB, you will work on cutting-edge research projects in a highly international and interdisciplinary environment. IMB’s Postdoc Programme (IPPro) is specifically designed to meet the needs of postdocs and to equip them for a successful career in research. We offer advanced training in scientific techniques and professional skills, provide mentorship and networking opportunities, actively support your career development, and assist you with raising funds for yourself and for your projects. This will ensure that you can work efficiently and are prepared for the next step in your career.

In our 2018/19 call, we offer postdoc positions in the fields of

  • RNA biology (small & non-coding RNA biology, R-loops)
  • Telomere biology
  • Epigenetic gene regulation
  • DNA repair & DNA damage response
  • Proteomics & protein quality control
  • Systems biology & computational biology

For details on the projects offered, please see


  • PhD or MD in a relevant subject
  • Strong academic track record, including publications (published, submitted or in preparation)

Starting date: 1 May 2019 or later

Prior to applying, please see for details on the projects offered. To apply, please send a single PDF, containing your cover letter, CV, and a concise description of your research interests and future research plans to Please also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent to For further information and contact details, please see our website: IMB is an equal opportunity employer.

The deadline for applications is 29 January 2019. Interviews will take place in Mainz on 2-3 April 2019.

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