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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.The DIfE is a partner of the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD).

We invite applications for the department Molecular Epidemiology (Prof. Dr. Matthias Schulze) for

1 PostDoc (m/f/d)


Within the frame of the DZD-funded research, risk factors for the development of type 2 diabetes and associated complications will be evaluated in the population-based EPIC-Potsdam cohort study, including prospectively collected information of the ongoing re-assessment (EPIC-DZD). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a variety of data (including anthropometry, diet and activity, physical and metabolic function, and cardiovascular and microvascular complications) and to develop own research projects within the translational research of the DZD.

Skills and requirements

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


Please send your detailed application (letter of motivation, CV, certificates, references) with the reference nr. 2019_W07_H until latest 31.05.2019 to:

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

or per E-Mail to  

For further information please do not hesitate to contact:

Prof. Dr. Matthias Schulze, Head of the Department Molecular Epidemiology, 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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