Biological / Biochemical Scientist

Einsatzort: Dortmund


Art der Stelle

Biological / Biochemical Scientist

Stellenangebot vom 14.09.2018

The  Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology invites applications for a biological / biochemical scientist position.

The position is available starting from 1st January 2019 in the Compound Management and Screening Center (COMAS).

Job description

The Compound Management and Screening Center (COMAS) is the central facility for early drug discovery within the Max Planck Society. COMAS hosts a 200k compound library as well as infrastructure for high-throughput screening. Projects are carried out in collaboration with different Max Planck groups. Your responsibilities will include the development of biochemical assays and adaptation to high-throughput screening. In addition, you will be involved in the hands-on work during the high-throughput screening as well as HTS data analysis and hit triaging.  


Prerequisites for the job include a completed university degree (Ph.D.) in biochemistry or biology or a comparable qualification and

  • experience in biochemical and/ or biophysical assays
  • experience in protein methods/ protein analysis techniques
  • English and German language skills
  • Strong ability to work independently in an interdisciplinary team
  • Strong ability to manage several projects at a time
  • Strong ability to communicate well in the team as well as with collaboration partners


We offer a full-time employment in a modern, international work environment. The position is limited to December 2019 with the possibility of extension. Remuneration is paid in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement of the public service (TVöD Bund), taking account of your qualifications and professional experience. In addition, social benefits correspond to those of the public service.


The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.

Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. Applications should be conclusive and complete, including the earliest possible starting date. The application deadline is 31th October 2018.

In your application, include a cover letter, recent CV and copies of your certificates. Please send applications by email in one PDF file to Dr. Sonja Sievers: .