The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) is a world-leading internationally oriented research center, committed to discovering new approaches to prevent and treat neurodegenerative diseases. To this end, researchers at ten DZNE sites across Germany pursue a translational and interdisciplinary strategy comprising five interconnected areas: fundamental research, clinical research, health care research, population health science, and systems medicine.

Postdoctoral Researcher “Biomolecular NMR” (f/m/x)

Code: 5032/2021/10

The group of Markus Zweckstetter at the DZNE ( ) in Göttingen, Germany, is seeking applications for a postdoctoral position in the area of biomolecular NMR spectroscopy.

Research in the Zweckstetter group focuses on intrinsically disordered proteins, liquid-liquid phase separation, molecular chaperones, as well as membrane proteins.

The project will be performed in the Zweckstetter labs at DZNE and MPI for Biophysical Chemistry (MPIBPC), two world-class institutes in Göttingen with complementary expertise. MPIBPC houses 13 NMR spectrometers (400-950 MHz).

Your tasks

  • PhD in NMR-based Structural Biology
  • Extensive experience in recombinant protein production
  • Hands-on experience with the setup and analysis of multidimensional NMR experiments
  • Experience with liquid-liquid phase separation and/or protein aggregation


We offer

  • An interesting and challenging task in a research center that works on the future topics of health research
  • An international environment characterized by a strong focus on science and research
  • A high potential for the individual development of our employees
  • Targeted personnel development
  • Employment, payment and social benefits are determined by the Public Sector Collective Agreement (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst – TVöD Bund)
  • The position is initially limited to two years 

You will obtain special skills and knowledge for your scientific qualification during your activities at DZNE.

Interested applicants should send a motivation letter, a CV and two references.

Apply here



Contact details

Prof. Dr. Markus Zweckstetter

Working hours


Contract length

2 years

Payment, social benefits

according to TVöd-Bund

Application deadline


The DZNE is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to employing disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply.