Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Scientist (f/m/d)

Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research - W. G. Kerckhoff Institute, Bad Nauheim

Type of Job


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Job Code: Ref. Nr.: 2021_09

Job offer from May 14, 2021

The Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research (Bad Nauheim, Germany) invites applications for a Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Scientist (m/f/d) Ref. Nr.: 2021_09.

The position

The successful applicant holds a PhD or an equivalent degree and will become a team member of the Mass Spectrometry/Proteomics group, conducting projects supported by the German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK). 

The Mass Spectrometry/Proteomics group currently uses an QExactive and two QExactive HF, equipped with nano-UHPLC systems. Applicants should have hands-on experience in modern mass spectrometry (LC-ESI-MS/MS; QExactive), liquid chromatography (ideally “EASY-nLC 1200” system), reductive demethylation, TMT labeling and label-free based protein quantification techniques, PTM analysis (phosphorylation, ubiquitinylation, methylation, acetylation etc.), as well as appropriate knowledge in bioinformatics (e.g. MaxQuant) to analyze proteomic data sets.

The successful applicant will advance ongoing projects, is expected to provide counsel for the design of proteomics/mass spectrometry experiments, write project reports, and train young scientists in proteomic techniques.

Our offer

Payment and social benefits will be in accordance with the regulations of the TVöD.

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

Applicants are requested to send their CV, a list of publications, description of their research experience as well as the names of two or more referees preferably via our applicant portal.

The deadline for applications is 15. August 2021.

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


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