Visual Universitätsmedizin Mainz

Open positions

We are permanently looking for highly motivated graduates holding a degree within the field of biology, chemistry or pharmacy who have a strong background in biochemistry or cell biology to join us as PhD students.

PhD-Position is available

PhD-Position is available immediately for the research project Sigma1-Receptor in neuronal protein homeostasis, autophagy, and neurodegeneration. The project covers the functional analysis of Sigma-1 Receptor by a variety of cell and molecular biological methods with a particular focus on mechanisms involved in maintaining cell organelle and protein homeostasis.

Candidates should have a first-class academic degree in a Life Science-related discipline (Master or equivalent to obtain a PhD degree), a strong background in biochemistry or cell biology, and be highly motivated and enthusiastic to join the fast-moving and internationally highly competitive field of cellular and molecular neuroscience. We offer a stimulating scientific environment. We can offer tailored interdisciplinary training open to all young researchers (e.g. Transmed-Program of the University Medical Center Mainz), a framework of common scientific activities and a strong mentorship for future career development.

The successful candidates will be appointed as soon as possible. All participating institutions are equal opportunity employers and female and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications with the usual information material (CV, publication record, motivation letter, names of two referees etc.) should be sent by e-mail to  A. Clement and  C. Behl.

Studentische oder wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft gesucht

Zur Einrichtung und inhaltlichen Bearbeitung einer neuen Website sowie für die weiterführende Zuarbeit für ein vom Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft geförderten Forschungsprojekts suchen wir ab sofort eine studentische oder wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft; Arbeitszeit bis maximal 19 Stunden pro Woche und befristet bis zum 31.07.2023. Inhaltliche Vorkenntnisse in Biologie/Neurobiologie oder Molekularer Medizin wären von Vorteil, sind aber nicht zwingend nötig.
Bewerbungen bitte ab sofort per email direkt an Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Behl ( oder an das Sekretariat (Frau Haas)