PostDoc in Metabolomics

Website Institute for Vascular Signalling

At the Institute of Vascular Signalling, Center for Molecular Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, Goethe University, there is an open
post-doc position (E13 TV-G-U)
to study changes in metabolism (using mass spectrometry). The position is available from 1st July 2022 for 3 years, with possibility for prolongation. The classification is based on the job characteristics of the collective agreement applicable to Goethe University (TV-G-U).
The position requires the following:
•       Participation in a service project in the framework of a recently funded Collaborative Research Centre (SFB 1531).
•       Collection of experimental data, analysis and documentation of results and preparation of material for publication.
•       Deep knowledge of targeted metabolite analyses as well as untargeted metabolomic profiling.
•       Expertise in chromatography (LC and GC), mass spectrometry and the field of metabolomics.
•       Talent and interest in method development.
We offer:
•       A well-equipped mass spectrometry lab, including UPLC, nanoLC and GC systems coupled to single and triple quadrupoles, and high-resolution mass spectrometers in an internationally recognized group (
•       National and international networking – The Institute is part of the CardioPulmonary Institute ( and the German Center for Cardiovascular Research (
•       A completed, very good doctoral degree in biology, biotechnology, molecular medicine or an equivalent discipline.
•       Experience in LC-MS/MS and/or GC-MS metabolomic analyses.
•       Good self-organization and team working abilities.
•       While German is not necessary, excellent written and spoken English is required.
Applications with the usual documents (in a single PDF file) and the names and contact details of 3 referees should be submitted in electronic form within 4 weeks of the appearance of this advertisement to Prof. Dr. Ingrid Fleming (

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