Postdoctoral Research Position and PhD Position

Max-Planck-Institut für Herz- und Lungenforschung - W. G. Kerckhoff-Institut, Bad Nauheim

Art der Stelle

Wissenschaftlicher Nachwuchs

Developmental and Evolutionary Biology & Genetics Immunobiology and Infection Biology & Medicine Physiology

Ausschreibungsnummer: 2021_07

Stellenangebot vom 29. April 2021

The Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim, near Frankfurt (Germany) has openings for a Postdoctoral Research Position and a PhD Position Ref. Nr. 2021_07. 

Job Description

We seek enthusiastic, highly motivated bioinformaticians to join an international research program co-supervised by Dr. Lei Gu from Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research and Dr. Bin Zheng from Harvard Medical School. This program combines wet and dry to investigate both basic and translational questions on mechanisms of metabolic signaling in cancer (Nature Genetics 2015, Nature Medicine 2016, Cell Reports 2017, Nature Communications (revised)), we are particularly interested in the interplay between 3D genome organization and metabolism in cancer.

Essential requirements for postdoctoral / PhD position applicants should have a Master or PhD in a relevant subject with the appropriate experience and track record. The ideal candidates are expected to be curiosity driven, open minded, collaborative, and have solid theoretical and practical experience in bioinformatics (multi-omics data integration and single cell applications) and cancer epigenetics as demonstrated by a strong publication record. We offer a stimulating international research environment with access to a variety of leading edge technologies in both Max Planck Institute and Harvard Medical School.

About the Employer

The Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim is an interdisciplinary research institution with international flair. Our researchers have the opportunity to work on various model systems by making use of the latest cutting-edge technologies.

The Max Planck Society is committed to increase the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society strives for gender and diversity equality. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Your Application

Interested applicants should send a cover letter describing your interests, expertise, and research vision (~ 1-2 pages) and a C.V. with contact information for three references via our applicant portal.

The deadline for applications is 31st May 2021

Informal inquiries are welcome and should be sent to Dr. Lei Gu ().


Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
Parkstr. 1
61231 Bad Nauheim

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