The department of Neurology of the University Medical Center Ulm (medical director: Professor Dr. A. Ludolph) is instantly looking for a
Postdoctorate Research Associate ( m/f/d)

The University Hospital Ulm with its employees (f/m/d) stands for modern patient care with high quality, top research and medical teaching oriented towards the future as well as training in attractive professional fields. The prerequisites for this are qualified and committed employee
 in the field of human neurovascular diseases and neurodegeneration.

Your Tasks: 
  • Investigation of vascular pathologies and neurodegenerative changes in the aging human brain
  • Development of preclinical models of neurovascular diseases 
  • Transcriptomic analyses and examination of corresponding proteins including posttranslational modifications
  • Genotyping using classical and modern approaches
  • Identification and validation of disease-relevant targets and signaling mechanisms in human tissues
  • Writing of publications and grant proposals
  • Supervision of laboratory technical assistants and PhD students

What we offer:
  • Highly interesting research questions in a dynamic team
  • Payment according to TV-L (Baden Württemberg) and pension plan provided by your employer
  • Support for pursuing a career with a work-family balance
  • A variety of training programs that promote professional development
  • Work place health promotion
  • Various opportunities for recreational activities in the Ulm area 

Your profile:
  • A terminal Ph.D. degree or Ph.D equivalent in biology, biochemistry, medicine or related field
  • Knowledge of the human neuroanatomy and research experience in the human brain, preferably in the field of neurodegenerative diseases and scoring of pathological changes (e.g. Braak Staging)
  • Knowledge of and broad hands-on experience with histological techniques (e.g. advanced silver staining method, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy, electron microscopy) and neuroimaging
  • Experience in molecularbiology (e.g. PCR, NGS) protein biochemistry (e.g. Western blotting, ELISA, 2D gel electrophoresis, receptor autoradiography)
  • High motivation with a strong work ethic, reliability and responsibility
  • Ability to work independently, well-organized mode of operation, enjoying team work, creative 
  • Experience in writing scientific articles (documented by a track record of first authorship(s))
  • Proficient in writing and speaking in German and in English

Contract: limited
Level of employment: full-time
application: 15.10.2022

If you are you interested in applying to the position, then apply via our online form here or per E-Mail:


Frau Prof. Dr. Deniz Yilmazer-Hanke
Universitätsklinikum Ulm
Klinische Neuroanatomie
Helmholtzstr. 8/1
89081 Ulm
Tel. 0731/500-63157

Please note that we are not able return documents to the applicants that are sent to us by post.

Employment takes place through the administration department of the University Medical Center Ulm, which acts in the name and on behalf of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg. Handicapped people with equal qualifications will be employed preferentially. The University Medical Center Ulm aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore encourages qualified female to submit their application. Full-time positions can be split and shared among employees