Post-Doctoral Researchers Fellows in DNA Repair

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Post-Doctoral Researchers Fellows in DNA Repair

The newly founded Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH (IMB) is a Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences, funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation, and located in Mainz, Germany.
Applications are invited for two ERC-funded Post-Doctoral Research Fellows to work in the laboratory of IMB’s Scientific and Executive Director Prof. Christof Niehrs ( The selected applicants will study DNA repair mechanisms (nucleotide excision repair and others) involved in active DNA demethylation using biochemical and molecular biology approaches. The Niehrs laboratory is interested in epigenetic control of gene transcription, cell differentiation, reprogramming and embryonic development. You will

    • Have a PhD and background in DNA repair, epigenetics, molecular biology or a related discipline
    • Have at least one first author paper in an international peer reviewed journal
    • Have good written and spoken English
    • Work in close collaboration with Prof. Niehrs and the post-docs within the group
    • Be willing to collaborate with internal and external partners
    • Have access to all IMB core facilities

We offer

    • An interesting, diverse and international working environment
    • Competitive salary
    • Favourable pension scheme
    • Training opportunities
    • Flexible working hours
    • The opportunity for part time working

To apply, please email a cover letter, your CV, contact address of a professional referee and certificates of your degrees quoting reference No. CNPD01 to eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%70%65%72%73%6f%6e%6e%65%6c%40%69%6d%62%2d%6d%61%69%6e%7a%2e%64%65%22%3e%70%65%72%73%6f%6e%6e%65%6c%40%69%6d%62%2d%6d%61%69%6e%7a%2e%64%65%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')). Informal enquires should be addressed to Prof. Christof Niehrs (

Deadline: 1 April 2012

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