The German Primate Center GmbH – Leibniz-Institute for Primate Research in Göttingen is a primate research and competence center that does basic research. It focuses on three main areas named Organismic Primate Biology, Infections Research and Neurosciences. The DPZ maintains four field stations to do research on and with primates. Furthermore it is one of 89 research and infrastructure establishments of the Leibniz-Institute
Research of the Infection Biology Unit is focused on host cell interactions of immunodeficiency viruses and respiratory viruses. Within the framework of these projects, we as of right now have an externally funded 2,5-year post available for a
Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m)
The successful applicant will study the proteolytic activation of influenza and coronaviruses and will devise strategies for the inhibition of the responsible enzymes.
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree in virology or related biomedical sciences. Experience in research in a high-containment laboratory (BSL3) is a plus. Expertise in techniques of molecular virology and biochemistry is preferred. Curiosity, diligence and the ability to work in a team are essential.
The appointment at the DPZ is in accordance with the applied regulations of public service. The classification follows the TV-L. Qualified applicants with a disability will be given preference.
Please send your written application including all certificates until the 28th of April 2014 under the code word “Infection Biology” to Deutsches Primatenzentrum GmbH – Leibniz Institut für Primatenforschung – Personnel Office – Kellnerweg 4 – 37077 Göttingen or via mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information see http://www.dpt.eu or phone 0551 / 3851-150.