Benutzerspezifische Werkzeuge

Postdoctoral research fellow (f/m/x)

The Institute of Anatomy Dresden (Director Prof. Mirko HH Schmidt) focuses on the human body in research and education. In particular, we study the brain and apply advanced neuroscientific techniques to understand the central nerve system and its diseases in order to contribute to the cure of patients.

Currently, we are recruiting a

Postdoctoral research fellow (f/m/x)

in a full time position, initially, for a duration of 24 months but with the possibility of extension upon a positive evaluation. Salary will be according to TV-L conditions and depends on your level of experience.

As part of the state-of-the-art life science research environment at the Institute of Anatomy you will pursue research projects within our focus programs i) brain tumor formation and treatment, ii) cellular neurobiology with a focus on neural stem cells or iii) neurovascular junctions in the central nerve system. You are supposed to work in an independent fashion and under the supervision of the director in order to advance your career. Collaboration with your peers is expected. You will have access to our technical platforms and the possibility to establish your own research profile. This job offers you a promising future perspective with flexible working hours to guarantee work-life-balance. 

Your profile:

  • Successful studies of one of the life sciences
  • Required research knowledge in cell biology, neuroscience, cancer research or vascular biology
  • Proven publication record in your area of expertise
  • Experience in the acquisition of extramural funds
  • Good knowledge in English language
  • Social competence, willingness to work in a team, independence, flexibility
  • Computer skills                                                                                                                                                                                    

We offer:

  • Research in the highly volatile environment of the excellence university Dresden
  • A long term career perspective upon passing an adequate qualification period
  • Salary according to your experience
  • Individual education and training to advance your career
  • Implementation of your own ideas in an innovative team
  • Child care through partnerships with nearby children’s institutions
  • Benefit from prevention offers and fitness courses in our health center Carus Vital
  • A job ticket for public transport in Dresden and the surrounding area

Please send us your application documents (incl. cover letter, CV, contact data of 2 referees and graduation documents) as one single pdf. Applications of women is appreciated. Disabled persons with equal qualification will be preferred.

We kindly ask you to apply preferably via our online form to make the selection process faster and more effective. Of course, we also consider your written application without any disadvantages. We are looking forward to receiving your application online with registration number ANA0924302 until April 30th, 2024. For further information, please contact Mrs. Dr. Olga Thiessen via e-mail: