The IFNANO has achieved worldwide recognition with its research projects and developments in various fields of optical technology. With more than 50 employees, application-oriented basic research and the transfer of knowledge between research institutions and industry are carried out.
PhD Position (m/f/d) in Bioluminescence Imaging and Microscopy
At the department of Optical Nanoscopy, a new junior research group for bioluminescence imaging is being established to image living cells by the light they produce. To enable bioluminescence imaging without external substrates, the genetically encodable bioluminescence system from bacteria will be used. The focus is on the generation of new bioluminescent probes with enhanced brightness and spectral properties and their application in biomedical research. The PhD project consists in the development of bioluminescent labeling strategies to image neurons and cardiomyocytes as well as a genetically encoded calcium sensor to observe cellular activity.
Applicants should hold a Master's degree in biochemistry, biology, life science or a related subject. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.
Position available for 3 years, salary according to TV-L (E13/65%)