Post-doctorial researcher in Molecular Plant Physiology

Fachhochschule Erfurt
Erfurt, Thüringen (DE)
is based on personal qualifications up to pay category 13 TV-L
October 29 2020
FGK 28
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The “Erfurt Research Centre for Horticultural Crops” ( was established in 2019 at the Erfurt University of Applied Sciences, in close cooperation with the Friedrich Schiller University Jena. The centre harbours four research groups and an administrative unit. We are applying modern bioscience approaches and methods to answer scientific questions that arise from current challenges of horticultural plant production. Within the project “Control of development and growth in horticultural crops we offer

within the frame of a maternity and parental leave substitution from 2021-02-01 to presumably 2022-04-30 the full position

Post-doctorial researcher in Molecular Plant Physiology

Reference number: FGK 28

Your responsibility:

  • Investigation of molecular and physiological factors controlling ontogenesis-mediated plant development
  • Analysis of gene functions in Petunia hybrida by use of Agrobacterium-mediated transformation and CRISPR/Cas-based Genome Engineering
  • Evaluation and international publication of research findings
  • Interaction with other research teams

Your qualification:

  • Master or diploma (university) degree and PhD in biology or related sciences
  • Advanced knowledge in molecular plant physiology
  • Experience in the use of modern tools for transcriptome analysis and in Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of plants, in RGENs-mediated mutagenesis desired
  • Publications in international journals
  • Good communication skills in English, in German desired

For further details contact PD Dr Uwe Druege (

Salary is based on personal qualifications up to pay category 13 TV-L. We are looking for having more women at our university and are therefore particularly grateful for applications from women. Persons with severe disabilities will be preferred for employment in the event of other qualifications being equal.

Send your application (in English or German language) with letter of motivation, CV, certifications and reference letters, if available until November 20, 2020 under reference number FGK 28 to

University of Applied Sciences Erfurt
Research Centre for Horticultural Crops (FGK)
Postfach 45 01 55
99051 Erfurt E-mail:

For cost reasons you are requested to send application documents in copy form, digital form is welcome. After the selection process has been concluded, the documents of applicants not considered will be destroyed. If you wish them to be returned, we ask you to enclose a return envelope with sufficient postage. Costs arising through the application will not be refunded.

We process the personal data you provide in accordance with Section 27 ThürDSAnpUG-EU (Thuringian Data Protection Adaptation and Implementation Act EU).

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