The University of Hohenheim has a unique profile, a wide international network, and works with distinguished specialists from all fields. The history, the mission statement, and a defined strategy lead the way for the further development of the University.

In the Department of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (190c) within the Institute of biology at the University of Hohenheim we are recruiting either a Postdoc (100 %) or a PhD student (65 %). The position is available from Oct 1st 2022. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

We are looking for a junior researcher with strong interest in basic sciences to complete our team at the beautiful campus of the University of Hohenheim Our research focuses on the biogenesis of peptide hormones in plants, andy the role of peptide hormones in the regulation of plant defense and development (see below for recent examples of our research). In addition to research, you will also contribute to teaching in plant physiology.

The successful candidate loves science, is highly motivated, creative, and a team player with good communication skills. Depending on the position, a completed MSc dgeree or PhD in biology, biochemistry, or related disciplines is required. Experience in plant molecular biology or protein biochemistry is a plus. Good command of the English languange is expected.

Wir offer a stimulating environment in an international team, with excellent working conditions.

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Schardon et al.  (2016) Science, 354: 1594-1597

The University of Hohenheim seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and strongly encourages qualified female scientists to apply. Full-time positions can be split, unless work-related reasons argue against. With equal qualifications, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.

How to apply:

Please attach the following documents to your application: Please send your application documents as a single pdf including motivation letter, CV, certificates, and names with contact details of two references to Prof. Dr. Andreas Schaller, Universität Hohenheim, FG Physiologie und Biochemie der Pflanzen (190c), 70593 Stuttgart. Tel.: 0711 459-22197, E-Mail: Additional information: The University of Hohenheim accepts applications via a secure internet site. To the application

Application deadline : 31.08.2022

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