MPI of Molecular Physiology: Postdoc Position; Microbiology, Biochemistry 1573 views

The Max Planck Institute (MPI) of Molecular Physiology invites applications for the Postdoc Position in Microbiology, Biochemistry. The position is available immediately in the Department of Structural Biochemistry (Director: Stefan Raunser). The successful scholar will combine microbiology with electron microscopy to determine the entry of bacterial toxin complexes into host cells and host-pathogen interactions in general.

Duration: initially limited to 3 years


  • Applicant must hold PhD degree in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry Or Toxicology
  • Applicant must have sufficient specialist knowledge in toxinology, in particular biochemical characterization of bacterial toxins including cell culture and animal manipulation.
  • Applicants with knowledge in bioinformatics experience or relevant background in cryo-EM will have an advantage.
  • Applicant must possess strong written and oral communication skills in English and strong computational skills are required.


Application must include:

  • CV
  • 2 references
  • Statement outlining interests and relevant work experience
  • Send applications to Stefan Raunser at
————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Germany
Subject areas Structural and Cell Biology, Physiology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry Or Toxicology
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline Varies


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