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Interested people who are motivated to join our group are always welcome to contact us. Please see our research description and publications.

PhD student position (DFG-funded) available

We are seeking for a highly motivated PhD student to work on a project on intracellular ion transport and lysosomal function within the DFG Research Unit FOR2625 “Mechanisms of Lysosomal Homeostasis”, starting from October 2017.
Research techniques applied in this project will include general molecular biology (cloning, genome-editing) and biochemistry (subcellular fractionation) methods, cell biology (immunofluorescence, intracellular transport), biophysical methods (ion imaging, electrophysiology) and quantitative light microscopy methods (e.g. FRAP).
Requirements: M.Sc. degree in biological sciences (biochemistry, biophysics); excellent academic record; keen interest in cell biology and biophysics; experience in lab work; experience with quantitative microscopy and/or electrophysiology is advantageous.

Application: Please send your complete application documents (cover letter, CV, relevant certificates and contact of 2 references in 1 pdf) by e-mail to

Questions regarding the position can be addressed to

Bachelor/Master thesis

 If you are interested in a Bachelor/Master thesis, feel free to inquire about opportunities.

Postdoctoral and PhD positions

PhD studentships and postdoctoral fellowships should be arranged well in advance.

Please address inquiries and applications (including short letter of motivation, full CV, contact of two referees) to Tobias Stauber (