PhD Student (f/m)

Job Offer from October 18, 2018

The Computational Biomolecular Dynamics Research Group (Prof. Dr. Bert de Groot) at the Department of Theoretical and Computational Biophysics aims at an understanding of the physics and function of proteins, protein complexes, and other biomolecular structures at the atomic level through molecular dynamics simulations and invites applications for a position as

PhD Student (f/m)
Permeation and Mechanosensitive Gating of K2P Potassium Channels -
(Code Number 34-18)

The successful candidate has a keen interest in computational molecular biophysics and skills in structural biology, physical chemistry, statistical mechanics and biocomputing. Candidates should hold (or expect to complete soon) a Master’s or equivalent degree in Physics or a comparable qualification.

The candidate has the opportunity to participate in one of several available PhD programs, with three years funding and a possibility of extension, in collaboration with the University of Göttingen. The payment and benefits are based on the TVöD guidelines.

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.

Please submit your application including cover letter (explaining background and motivation), CV, transcripts, and publication record preferably via e-mail as one single PDF file with reference to the code number to

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Department of Theoretical and Computational Biophysics
Computational Biomolecular Dynamics Research Group
Prof. Dr. Bert de Groot
Am Fassberg 11
D-37077 Göttingen

Phone       +49 551 201-2300

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