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University Assistant (Postdoctoral Scientist)

Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Vienna


The Molecular Targets Group of the Faculty of Life Sciences (https://lifesciences.univie.ac.at/) invites applications for a


University Assistant (Postdoctoral Scientist) position


What are we doing?

We identify or use bioactive natural products (from plants or microorganisms) and synthetic structural analogs to understand or modulate cellular processes that are of interest for pharmaceutical purposes like drug discovery or target identification. The studied cellular processes are relevant for metabolic, cardiovascular or neurodegenerative diseases, and cancer.


What are we offering?

We offer very well equipped laboratories with an up-to date and vivid scientific environment, the opportunity and support to develop independent and innovative projects (including Habilitation) within the field of (molecular) natural product research, international collaborations and an excellent working and social atmosphere in a group that is located in the city with the highest quality of life worldwide.


What do we expect?

• PhD/doctoral degree preferably in Pharmacy, (Bio)chemistry, Biology or other related fields

• Ideally, a minimum of two years postdoctoral experience

• Experience in cell- and molecular biology

• Very good English (including scientific writing) and adequate German language skills (due to teaching duties)

• Good managements and organisational skills

• Creativity and stamina to realize own research ideas

• Strong intrinsic interest in science, high motivation and commitment, the ability to think critically and to work independently within a team

• The willingness to support master and doctoral students as well as to contribute to teaching in Pharmacy


If you are interested, send your application (all in one PDF file) including a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, contact details of at least two referees, and documentation of previous studies and university degrees to application.pharma(at)univie.ac.at.


The position is available from September 2020 and funded for 6 years. For enquiries please contact: verena.dirsch(at)univie.ac.at (Please do NOT send your application to this email address)


Name: Dr. Verena M. Dirsch
Name: Dr. Verena M. Dirsch

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