Post-doc position (E13 TV-G-U)

to study cardiomyocyte differentiation and heart function in pathophysiology.

The position is available from 01.06.2021, initially for a period of 2 years.

The classification is based on the job characteristics of the collective agreement applicable to Goethe University (TV-G-U).

The position requires the following:

• Participation in a research project focusing on metabolic and epigenetic events underlying altered cardiac metabolism linked to diabetes and heart failure.

• Candidates with experience in handling freshly isolated or iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes would be preferred.

We offer:

• A thematic high-level project in an internationally recognized group, which is part of the Vascular Research Center Frankfurt.

• Rooms, housed in a new research building, with modern facilities and analysis possibilities from integrative physiology to mass spectroscopy.

• National and international networking – The Institute is part of the DFG Cluster of Excellence “CardioPulmonary Institute” and the German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK).


• A completed, very good doctoral degree in biology, biotechnology, molecular medicine or an equivalent discipline.

• Experience in cardiovascular physiology and a keen interest in metabolism.

• Good self-organisation and ability to work in a team.

• While German is not necessary, excellent written and spoken English is required.

Applications with the usual documents (in a single PDF file) and the names and contact details of 3 referees should be submitted in electronic form to Prof. Dr. I. Fleming (

This advertisement is online since 19.05.2021