SFB1551 is hiring!
After recently joining the SFB1551 as fully funded member, Carla Schmidt (JGU) has just opened a PhD position within project R15 entitled “Unraveling multivalent interactions in the pre-synapse”. 
The group of Carla Schmidt is part of the Department of Chemistry – Biochemistry of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. The group is working on the structural and functional analysis of membrane proteins and their complexes by mass spectrometry and other techniques (visit https://carlaschmidt-lab.uni-mainz.de/ for further information). 

Your tasks:
▪ Independent research in the context of project R15
▪ Mass spectrometric sample preparation and analysis of proteins and protein interactions
▪ Mass spectrometric data analysis
▪ Protein purification
▪ Performing biochemical experiments
▪ Preparation of publications and presentations
▪ Participation in CRC15 events (seminars, retreats, lectures etc.)
Your profile:
In addition to the general requirements according to public services law, applicants must meet the recruitment requirements stipulated in § 57 of the Hochschulgesetz of Rhineland-Palatinate.
▪ A successfully completed scientific university degree in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or a related field
▪ Basic knowledge in analytical methods including chromatography-coupled mass spectrometry is desired
▪ Sound knowledge in Biochemistry
▪ Good computer skills including MS-Office
▪ Experiences in presenting results are advantageous
▪ Profound communication skills in English are required for preparation of scientific publications and presentations at scientific meetings
▪ High motivation and commitment
▪ Interest in interdisciplinary and collaborative research
What we have to offer:
▪ Working in a small and dynamic team
▪ Very good supervision of the scientific work
▪ Participation in (inter-) national conferences
▪ Training programme of the CRC 1551
▪ Jobticket, optional for the entire Rhine-Main area
▪ Extensive human resources development offer
▪ Flexible working time arrangements

The position is paid according to EG 13 TV-L and is limited to a period of three years.
The position serves the purpose of academic qualification (doctorate). 

JGU is diverse and welcomes qualified applications from people with varied backgrounds.
We aim to increase the number of women in the field of research and teaching and therefore encourage female researchers to apply.

Candidates with severe disabilities and appropriate qualifications will be given priority.

Please send your complete application summarised in a pdf file stating the identification no. 02024-09-wiss-ml until May 31, 2024 by e-mail to: carla.schmidt@uni-mainz.de.

For questions and further information please contact Prof. Dr. Carla Schmidt by phone 06131/39-29988 or e-mail: carla.schmidt@uni-mainz.de.
We look forward to receiving your application!