Doctoral Student

Updated: about 2 months ago

19.05.2021, Wissenschaftliches Personal

The Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich (Leibniz-LSB@TUM)is a research institution of the Leibniz Association is looking for 1 doctoral student to start on June 1st 2021 (65% TV-L 13).

The Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich (Leibniz- LSB@TUM), a legal foundation under civil law in Freising, is a research institution of the Leibniz Association that combines methods of biomolecular basic research with analysis methods of bioinformatics and analytical high-performance technologies to investigate the complex interplay between the human organism and food ingredients.

Our research group "Nucleic Acid Research" at Leibniz-LSB@TUM is looking for

1 doctoral student

to start on June 1st 2021 (65% TV-L 13). The position is to be filled for a maximum period of 4 years.

Your area of responsibility includes

• Development, assembly, testing and documentation of a new chemical photolithography device for nucleic acid research.

• Design and photolithographic synthesis of nucleic acid arrays for use in transcriptomics, digital data storage, and aptamer research.


The ideal applicant holds a master's degree in chemistry or a closely related field, and possesses solid English language skills. Computer programing and engineering skills would also be valuable. We are looking for a candidate with high self-motivation, the ability to work and to acquire new skills independently, as well as outstanding organizational and team skills. The candidate must be willing to travel nationally and internationally for training.

Work environment:

Together with internationally recognized experts, you conduct research aimed at improving foodstuffs and promoting healthy human nutrition.

In addition to a varied workplace where your performance counts, we offer

• a performance-related salary in accordance with TV-L, in-line with your personal qualifications and the personal prerequisites

• an interesting and stimulating research atmosphere for university research

• a motivated team that is looking forward to welcoming you

• flexible working times enabling, a good compatibility of work and family

• company pension scheme

In the case of essentially reciprocal suitability, severely-disabled applicants as defined SGB IX will be preferred.

Please address any questions to Dr. Mark Somoza ( and send your application containing a cover letter, your comprehensive CV and transcripts as well as names of three potential references electronically to the following address, citing the reference number


: Anja Magalowski (Personell Departement)


Take advantage of this opportunity and contact us!

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