The Institute of Biochemistry at the University of Münster, Group of Prof. Dr. Daniel Kümmel, is seeking to fill the position of a

Research Associate
(Salary Level E13 TV-L)

This fixed-term DFG-funded post is available for a 21 month period. Currently, the regular full employment time is 39 hours and 50 minutes per week.

Our research group “Biochemistry and Structural Biology” is moving to Münster and focuses on the structural and functional characterization of protein complexes in transport and signaling. Working on this project will include structure determination supported by biophysical, biochemical und cell biological experiments.

The successful candidate should hold a PhD in Biochemistry/Structural Biology. Experience with protein purification, enzymology, measurement of protein-ligand interactions, crystallization, data collection at synchrotrons and X-ray structure determination is required.
The ability to communicate scientific results in spoken and written English is expected.

The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered.

For questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Daniel Kümmel ( Please submit your application by e-mail together with the usual documents by 18.12.2017 to the following address:

Institut für Biochemie
Silke Hersping
Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 2
48149 Münster