The mission of the German Institute of Human Nutrition is to conduct experimental and clinical research in the field of nutrition and health.
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German Institute of Human Nutrition
Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE)

is a member of the Leibniz Association. The institute’s mission is to conduct experimental and clinical research in the field of nutrition and health, with the aim of understanding the molecular basis of nutrition-dependent diseases, and of developing new strategies for treatment and prevention (Website: https://www.dife.de/?lang=en).

We invite applications for the Junior Research Group Neurocircuit Development and Function (NDF) for

1 PostDoc (m/f/d)

Specifically, the Junior Research Group is interested in neuronal circuits that control metabolism (food intake, energy expenditure, activity etc.) as well as how the maternal dietary environment can negatively influence the development and function of these brain circuits changing energy homeostasis and behavior of offspring.


Requirements and Skills

We expect a very high degree of motivation, teamwork, independence, ability and willingness to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration in a diverse research environment.

We offer a vibrant and interactive research setting, excellent working conditions, close collaboration with national and international project partners, state-of-the-art equipment and support mobility with a job ticket for using the public transport.

The advertised position is available for 3 years. The level of salary will be determined on the basis of standard/tariff conditions, present qualifications and professional experience (TV-L, level E13)


Please send your documents (cover letter explaining your motivation, CV, certificates and references) with reference nr. 2020_W15_AP before January 06th, 2021 to:

German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke

Human Resources and Social Services

Arthur-Scheunert-Allee 114-116
14558 Nuthetal

or via E-Mail to jobs@dife.de    

For more information please contact:

Dr. Rachel Lippert, Junior Research Group Leader, E-Mail: Rachel.Lippert@dife.de

By submitting your application documents, you grant us the right to collect, process, and use your personal data exclusively for the application selection process. For further information about your rights according to the data protection law, please contact the department of Human Resources and Social Services (jobs@dife.de).

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