Postdoctoral fellow

With around 46,000 students and around 4,600 employees, the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is the largest university in Hessen and an internationally renowned and important regional employer. In recent years, it has initiated an intensive in-house quality and performance-oriented reform process. As part of the reorganization of the site, the university will be completely rebuilt on a natural science and humanities / social science campus with ideal research and study conditions. As a foundation university, Goethe University has had greater autonomy since 2008.

At the Institute of Cardiovascular Regeneration, Center for Molecular Medicine, Goethe University, the position of
Post Doc (m/f/d) Cardiovascular non-coding RNA
(E13 TV-G-U, 100%)

Is available per 01.01.2020, initially for a limited period of 2 years (with the option of renewal).
The classification is based on the collective agreement applicable to Goethe University.

Activities and responsibilities

  • Participation in the project "Non-coding RNAs in cardiovascular aging".
  • Performing experiments in the field of cell biology, molecular biology and physiology using in vivo models and cell culture techniques.
  • Publication of scientific articles.

Qualification profile

General requirements:
  • Completed doctoral studies in molecular or cell biology, biochemistry or related fields.
  • German communication skills are not a requirement, but are considered an advantage.
  • Very good knowledge of English.
  • Very good computer skills.
  • Organizational and team skills, flexibility, open-mindedness, communication skills.
  • Independent working methods as well as team-oriented work.
  • Strong analytical skills and creative, solution-oriented thinking are required.
Technical skills:
  • In addition to experience in basic laboratory techniques, the candidate should have experience in rodent models, cell culture of human cells, imaging and cloning.
  • Candidates with basic knowledge in basic cardiovascular research are preferred.
  • Candidates with experience in supervising technical personnel and students are preferred.

We offer

We offer very good training opportunities, a varied, creative and international research environment and very good facilities.

Send application to

Applications in English only with the usual documents consisting of CV, letter of motivation as well as two references combined in a single pdf-document with subject "Postdoc position application" should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Reinier Boon, Institute for Cardiovascular Regeneration, Center for Molecular Medicine, House 25B, Goethe University Frankfurt, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Email:

Please do not submit any originals as the application documents cannot be returned. Travel and application costs cannot be reimbursed.

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Main focus of our Institute is the research and development of potential therapeutics for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. The Institute elucidates the basic mechanisms underlying cardiovascular disease and vessel growth with the aim to develop new cellular and pharmacological therapies for improving the treatment of cardiovascular disease. Ongoing research focuses on epigenetic...
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