CellNetworks Postdoc Program 2017


The online application system will be open from 01 - 23 July 2017.

Register for online application: See link below


To outstanding scientists we offer several postdoc positions in the CellNetworks research group of their choice.

All successful candidates must start their work at CellNetworks at the latest by 01 January 2018. This timeframe can‘t be shifted to a later period of time.

The job interviews will take place after the summer break in October 2017.


We provide a two year contract including salary and research costs. On top the successful candidate will receive his/her own budget of 10,000€ per year for travelling, meetings and special demands.

Applications are accepted from scientists after their doctoral degree (to be passed at the latest in October 2017), but only if they have not yet worked as a scientist (PhD, postdoc, guest researcher) in the lab they apply for. The minimum requirement for an application is one first author publication.



Before starting the application, please select carefully the CellNetworks lab(s) you want to apply for. The CellNetworks member labs can be found here: It is an indispensable prerequisite of your application to contact the project leader(s) in order to present and to discuss your project proposal. After closing the call on 23 July 2017 the project leader(s) will be asked for his/her approval to your application. To participate in the program, it is mandatory to chat with your proposed host lab head.

To submit your application on the preview/submit page it is necessary that you provide

•          the certificate of your last degree (Diploma, PhD or  equivalent)

•          a list of publications

•          two reference addresses

•          your draft project proposal of 1-2 pages

You may design your project of interest with one or two member labs. If you would like to apply for an interdisciplinary project, please name the cooperation partner within the proposal.

If you should have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the CellNetworks Project Management Office cellnetworks [ aT ] or +49 (0) 6221-54 51201.

Please note: To avoid that request mails for your reference letters get lost it might be helpful to inform your referees that they will receive a request e-mail generated automatically by the application system. The sender will be: jobs-cellnetworks [ aT ]

Postdoc Call July 2017 (JPG / 64.3 KB)