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The German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbrücke is a member of the Leibniz Association (, invites applications to join the department Department of Molecular Toxicology for

1 Doctoral Student (m/f/d)

starting on 01.04.2020


Type II diabetes is a metabolic, but also age-related disease resulting from impaired insulin sensitivity and action as well as loss of functional β-cells, leading to disturbed glucose homeostasis. The aging aspect of this disease and the role of aging on β-cell functionality are still poorly understood. The goal of this PhD thesis is to

Skills and Requirements

We expect an interest in bioinformatics and a very high degree of motivation, teamwork, independence, ability and willingness to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration in a diverse research Environment.

We offer a vibrant and interactive research environment, excellent working conditions, close collaboration with national and international project partners, state-of-the-art equipment, close scientific supervision and the enrollment in a local PhD program.

The position is available for 3 years. Salaries are paid according to the German federal tariff agreements (remuneration group E 13 TV-L [65%]).

Application documents should include cover letter explaining your motivation, CV, certificates and references and be submitted with the reference nr. 2020_W04_H as a single pdf-file. Please send your documents via e-mail to before February 16th, 2020.

For further information please do not hesitate to contact:
Dr. Annika Höhn, +49-(0) 33200/ 88-2354, 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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