Postdoc or PhD position at the MPI for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany

The “NMR Signal Enhancement Group”  at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry invites applications for a

                                     Ph.D. or Postdoc Position

- Chemist for the synthesis of magnetic resonance contrast agents -

                                        (Code Number 27-17)

We are looking for a highly motivated Ph.D. student or Postdoc who will work on the synthesis of contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging experiments. The position is to be filled by January 2018.

He/she should have a strong background in synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry or related disciplines. Knowledge about magnetic resonance (MR) methods is advantageous.

We offer an international and highly productive and innovative working atmosphere and provide state-of-the-art MR equipment and collaboration possibilities.

For a Ph.D. student position, candidates should hold a Master’s (or equivalent) degree in life science. The Ph.D. position is limited to three years with a possible extension.

Postdoc candidates hold a Ph.D. degree in life science. The initial appointment for Postdocs is 2 years with possibilities for extension.

The payment and benefits are based on the TVöD guidelines.

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented
and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

Interested candidates should send their applications (application deadline: 30.09.2017) preferably via e-mail with reference to the code number 27-17, including a statement of research interests and two letters of recommendation send under separate cover, to