Postdoctoral Researcher (f/div/m) in Fungal Infection Biology

Postdoctoral Researcher (f/div/m) in Fungal Infection Biology

Germany 15 Mar 2021


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15 Mar 2021
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The Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute – (Leibniz-HKI, investigates the pathobiology of human-pathogenic fungi and identifies targets for the development of novel natural product-based antibiotics.

Talented and highly qualified candidates are invited to apply for position in the department Molecular and Applied Microbiology of Prof. Dr. Axel Brakhage as

Postdoctoral Researcher (f/div/m) in Fungal Infection Biology

for two years initially.

Research Area:

Successful candidates will investigate the molecular mechanism of interaction between the human pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus and the immune system within the framework of the BMBF-funded InfectControl 2020 project AnDiPath (

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We offer:

The successful candidate will be hosted in the department Molecular and Applied Microbiology of Prof. Dr. Axel Brakhage. The Leibniz-HKI is embedded in the outstanding scientific environment of the Beutenberg Campus providing state-of-the-art research facilities and a highly integrative network of life science groups. We offer a multifaceted scientific project with excellent technical facilities, a place in a dynamic, committed team, as well as strong scientific collaborations.

Salary is paid according to German TV-L (salary agreement for public service employees). As an equal opportunity employer, the Leibniz-HKI is committed to increasing the percentage of female scientists and therefore especially encourages them to apply.

Further information:

Dr. Olaf Kniemeyer | +49 3641 532 1071 |


Complete applications in English, including a cover letter with a brief statement of research experiences, a CV with a complete list of publications, and the addresses of two possible referees, should be submitted by March 15, 2021, via the Leibniz-HKI online application system.

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