45,000 students and 8,000 employees in teaching, research and administration, all working together to shape perspectives for the future – that is the University of Münster. Embedded in the vibrant atmosphere of Münster with its high standard of living, the University’s diverse research profile and attractive study programmes draw students and researchers throughout Germany and from around the world.

The CiM-IMPRS Graduate Program at the University of Münster, Germany, is seeking to fill up to 20 positions for


Doctoral Research Associates
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in
(salary level TV-L E 13, 65%)


commencing on 1 October 2024. We are offering the fixed-term part-time positions (65% FTE) for 3 years. CiM-IMPRS is a joint graduate program of the Graduate School of the Cells in Motion Interfaculty Centre (CiM) at the University of Münster and the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) - Molecular Biomedicine ( The program is jointly run by the University of Münster and the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine.

The PhD program offers excellent research and teaching in molecular and cellular life sciences with a strong emphasis on imaging. The program is open to graduates of the biological sciences, chemistry, mathematics, computer sciences and physics.


Your tasks:

  • performing research work as a member of the CiM-IMPRS graduate program according to project plans to be discussed with the head of the work group


This position is tied to working towards a doctorate.


Our expectations:

  • For the positions at the biology, chemistry and physics departments, candidates must hold a master’s degree (or equivalent) in the natural sciences. For the positions in the mathematics or computer sciences departments, candidates must hold a master’s degree in mathematics/computer sciences.
  • Excellent command of the English language is required. German language skills are not a requirement for the positions.

The University of Münster strongly supports equal opportunity and diversity. We welcome all applicants regardless of sex, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual orientation or gender identity. We are committed to creating family-friendly working conditions.

We actively encourage applications by women. Women with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered unless these are outweighed by reasons which necessitate the selection of another candidate.

If you have any questions, please contact Prof Martin K Wild at:

Are you interested? Then we look forward to receiving your online application by 7 April 2024. Applications must be submitted via, where you can also find the application guidelines.