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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­si­tät Dres­den - Cen­ter for Mole­cu­lar and Cel­lu­lar Bio­en­gi­nee­ring (CMCB), Bio­tech­no­logy Centre (BIO­TEC), Rese­arch Group Struc­tu­ral Bio­in­for­ma­tics

The TU Dres­den is one of ele­ven Ger­man uni­ver­si­ties that were iden­ti­fied as an “excel­lence uni­ver­sity”. TUD has about 36.500 stu­dents and almost 5319 employees, 507 pro­fes­sors among them, and, thus, is the lar­gest uni­ver­sity in Sax­ony, today.

Having been com­mit­ted to sci­en­ces and the engi­nee­ring before the reuni­fi­ca­tion of Ger­many, TU Dres­den now is a multi-disci­pline uni­ver­sity, also offe­ring huma­nities and social sci­en­ces as well as medi­cine.

Rese­arch Asso­ciate / PhD Stu­dent

(Sub­ject to per­so­nal qua­li­fi­ca­tion employees are remu­ne­ra­ted accord­ing to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The posi­tion is star­ting as soon as pos­si­ble. The posi­tion is limi­ted for 3 years and ent­ails 65% of the full­time wee­kly hours. The period of employ­ment is gover­ned by the Fixed Term Rese­arch Con­tracts Act (Wis­sen­schafts­zeit­ver­trags­ge­setz - WissZeitVG). The posi­tion offers the chance to obtain fur­ther aca­de­mic qua­li­fi­ca­tion (e.g. PhD).

Work­ing field:

In the frame­work of a DFG pro­ject and in close col­la­bo­ra­tion with expe­ri­men­ta­lists, the selec­ted can­di­date will apply com­pu­ta­tio­nal methods to model, simu­late and inves­ti­gate pro­tein-DNA struc­ture, their inter­ac­tions and the impli­ca­ti­ons for spe­ci­fi­city in order to guide struc­ture-based ratio­nal engi­nee­ring of pro­te­ins with cus­to­mi­zed pro­per­ties for bio­tech­no­logy and medi­cal app­li­ca­ti­ons.


uni­ver­sity degree in Bio­in­for­ma­tics, Che­mi­stry, Phy­sics or rela­ted disci­pli­nes; know­ledge on struc­tu­ral/com­pu­ta­tio­nal bio­logy, par­ti­cu­larly in pro­tein/DNA struc­ture. Expe­ri­ence in mole­cu­lar model­ling and com­pu­ter simu­la­tion tech­ni­ques will be an advan­tage.
A strong com­mit­ment to work in a multi-disci­pli­nary and inter­na­tio­nal rese­arch envi­ron­ment, the abi­lity to work in a team, initia­tive, Eng­lish lan­guage skills, as well as good lear­ning skills are requi­red.

What we of­fer:

The Rese­arch Group Struc­tu­ral Bio­in­for­ma­tics and the BIO­TEC are excel­lently equip­ped and pro­vide out­stan­ding working con­di­ti­ons in a very inter­na­tio­nal envi­ron­ment. The group has also access to the super­com­pu­ting faci­li­ties of the TU Dres­den (ZIH). For sci­en­ti­fic details please refer to our group's web site:
The BIO­TEC is an inter­na­tio­nal and inter­di­sci­pli­nary insti­tute of the Cen­ter for Mole­cu­lar and Cel­lu­lar Bio­en­gi­nee­ring focu­sed on mole­cu­lar bio-engi­nee­ring, pro­teo­mics, geno­mics, bio­phy­sics, stem cells and com­pu­ta­tio­nal bio­logy. The TU Dres­den is a Ger­man Uni­ver­sity of Excel­lence.

How to ap­ply:

App­li­ca­ti­ons from women are par­ti­cu­larly wel­come. The same app­lies to people with disa­bi­li­ties.
To apply for this posi­tion, please send an e-mail with a cover let­ter and CV inclu­ding your rese­arch inte­rests by 12.03.2019 (stam­ped arri­val date app­lies) via the TU Dres­den Secu­re­Mail Por­tal by sen­ding it as a sin­gle pdf docu­ment to: or to: TU Dres­den, BIO­TEC, Frau Dr. M. Teresa Pisa­barro, Tatz­berg 47-51, 01307 Dres­den. Please sub­mit copies only, as your app­li­ca­tion will not be retur­ned to you. Expen­ses incur­red in atten­ding inter­views can­not be reim­bur­sed.

Refe­rence to data pro­tec­tion: Your data pro­tec­tion rights, the pur­pose for which your data will be pro­ces­sed, as well as fur­ther infor­ma­tion about data pro­tec­tion is avail­able to you on the web­site: https: //tu-dres­­riere/daten­schutz­hin­weis