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Synthesis of reactive peptide conjugates for protein labelling on living cells

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Project Description

We are seeking a highly motivated phD Candidate for the participation in a research project (DFG SPP 1623) with a focus on the synthesis of reactive peptide conjugates for peptide-mediated transfer/labeling reactions on living cells. The position includes bioorganic synthesis and analytics, biochemical investigations and teaching in organic chemistry. The objective of this project is to develop protein-based transfer reactions. The project includes organic and bioorganic chemistry and analytics as well as parts of the physicochemical investigation of the prepared probes. This position includes the preparation of a PhD thesis and teaching in organic chemistry.

University degree (Master or equivalent) in the field of organic chemistry or biochemistry with very good results. Ideally experience in the field of bioorganic synthesis and analytics. Very good English skills. Please visit our website (, which gives you access to the legally binding German version. Reference number: DR/006/16

Application Procedure:
HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Researchers from abroad are welcome to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply.

Funding Notes

Salary: PhD, scientific staff 2/3 E13 TV-L HUs, 3 years
Start: Winter 2016
Please include:Curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and documents, transcripts of master and undergraduate studies, abstract of the master thesis and publications.
Deadline: 12.02.2016
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Institut für Chemie, Prof. Seitz (Sitz: Brook-Taylor-Str.2), Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin of as a one pdf file to [Email Address Removed]



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