Neuroscience Group Leader Position - Germany

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Closing Date
15 Aug 2019
5 years with an option for extension or tenure upon evaluation

The MAX DELBRÜCK CENTER FOR MOLECULAR MEDICINE (MDC) in Berlin, a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, invites applications for a

Neuroscience Group Leader Position

to expand the Berlin interdisciplinary neuroscience community within the Cluster of Excellence ‘NeuroCure’.

We are seeking applications from outstanding postdoctoral researchers in molecular neurobiology for an independent group leader position. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in single cell imaging, patch-seq, single cell sequence analysis, single cell optogenetics or subcellular optogenetics, but outstanding candidates working in all neuroscience areas will be considered.

MDC researchers benefit from state-of-the-art infrastructure including modern “omics” and imaging facilities and from a highly collaborative and vibrant scientific environment within the MDC, the Cluster of Excellence ‘NeuroCure’ and with its partner institutions in the Berlin region. The MDC is committed to translating scientific knowledge into improvements in clinical practice in collaboration with the Charité university hospital and with the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH).

The offered independent group leader position includes generous funding for 5 years with an option for extension or tenure upon evaluation.

The MDC is a leading biomedical research institute and an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. The MDC provides an inclusive and family friendly environment.

Applications of women are explicitly encouraged.

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For information about the MDC, please visit our web site cliking here . For enquiries about the position please contact Cornelia Maurer (

Applications should be submitted to the web based application portal ( by August 15, 2019 indicating the registration number 11106/2019 and include a curriculum vitae, list of publications, list of three referees, and an outline of present and future research plans. Please submit your application as one file, pdf format, maximum size 8 MB.

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Contact Details

For information about the MDC please visit our web site ( For enquiries about the position please contact Cornelia Maurer (