Date Posted
2 Dec 2024

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PhD Project
Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Lübeck

PhD position “Reactive glucose metabolites” (m/f/d)

2 Dec 2024

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Position Description

Our research group at the Bioanalytic Core Facility and the Institute for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Lübeck, is looking for a PhD student.
The group is doing research on the communication between brain and periphery. The current project deals with reactive glucose metabolites. We will refine the analytic detection and explore the formation, degradation and the cellular effects of reactive glucose metabolites in the nervous system.
We are looking for a PhD student with a master (or equivalent) degree in chemistry, nutritional chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy, biology, or related subjects at the earliest possible date, initially limited to three years.

What distinguishes you:
– You have a background in mass spectrometry, metabolism or neurosciences
– You are interested in the underlying technical principles of mass spectrometry, method development and data analysis
– You are ready to combine mass spectrometry with methods of cell biology and in vivo physiology

This is what we offer you with this position:
– An emerging research topic
– An international and collaborative research network. We closely cooperate with groups in Lille, France, and Santiago, Spain.
– The opportunity to work with state-of-the-art LC-MS systems
– Enrollment in the programme of the Center for Doctoral Studies Lübeck
– You will be assigned to pay group 13 TV-L (65%).

The University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH) and its subsidiaries follow the principles of equal opportunities, we value diversity. We therefore expressly welcome applications from all members of society. We work continuously to achieve equality between men and women.
For questions, please contact Prof. Markus Schwaninger, Institute for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Lübeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, D-23562 Lübeck, E-Mail:

How to Apply

Did we arouse your interest? Please send your application including motivation letter, CV, certificates and 2 recommendation letters or two recommendation contacts in one pdf-file (max. 4 MB) to the following email address:

Position Category: Medical & Biological Sciences. Position Type: PhD Project.