Henrik Bringmann
Phone:+49 551 201-1358

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Student Research Assistent (f/m)
(Code Number 13-17)

Job offer from March 01, 2017

The Max Planck Research Group “Sleep and Waking” (PD Dr. Henrik Bringmann) at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry is looking for a

Student Research Assistent (f/m)
(Code Number 13-17)

to help with C. elegans experiments such as maintenance, crossing, molecular biology, optogenetics, imaging.

Ultimate goal of the lab is to understand how a nervous system sleeps and why we need to sleep. The group is trying to understand the molecular, cellular and circuit principles of sleep. The lab uses state-of-the-art neuroscience techniques including behavioural assays, genetics, functional neural imaging and optogenetics.

The position is to be filled as soon as possible. Payment will be € 11,29 per hour for students with a bachelor degree and € 9,71 per hour without a bachelor degree. Students at any stage of education are encouraged to apply. Matriculation at a German university is required.

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 woman in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

Interested students should submit an application that includes final high school exam results and study exam results (if applicable) as well as a copy of the matriculation certificate preferably as one single PDF file via e-mail to

PD Dr. Henrik Bringmann

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Research Group "Sleep and Waking"
Am Fassberg 11, 37077 Göttingen


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