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The German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE) is a member of the Leibniz Association. The institute’s mission is to conduct experimental and clinical research in the field of nutrition and health, with the aim of understanding the molecular basis of nutrition-dependent diseases, and of developing new strategies for treatment and prevention (Website:

We invite applications for the newly founded Department of Decision Neuroscience and Nutrition (DNN) as part of a joint appointment with the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin for

1 PostDoc (m/f/d)

The general aim of the department is to understand the complex mechanisms of human decision making and to develop novel strategies in optimizing decisions. Specifically, we investigate how the decisions emerge and what its underlying mechanisms are. The ultimate goal is to apply those mechanisms to develop novel intervention approaches. This highly interdisciplinary research merges neural (fMRI, EEG, NIRS), physiological (SCR, HR, Eye movements) and metabolic data (e.g. hormones) to understand the body-brain-interaction.


Requirements and Skills

The advertised position is available for 2 years. The level of salary will be determined on the basis of standard/tariff conditions, present qualifications and professional experience.  

We expect a team player with high problem-solving skills, very good achievements and high level of commitment.


Please send your detailed application (letter of motivation, CV, certificates, references) with the reference nr. 2019_W06_H until 31.05.2019 to:

German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke
Human Resources and Social Services
Arthur-Scheunert-Allee 114-116
14558 Nuthetal

or via E-Mail to

For more information please contact:

Prof. Dr. So Young Park, Head of Department DNN, E-Mail:


By submitting your application documents, you grant us the right to collect, process, and use your personal data exclusively for the application selection process. For further information about your rights according to the data protection law, please contact the department Human Resources and Social Services (

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