TRR 175 The Green Hub - Central Coordinator of Acclimation in Plants

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At the Faculty of Biology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, one of the Universities of Excellence in Germany

a PhD (65%, TV-L E13) position in Plant Molecular Biology,

is available from 01.07.2018 at the earliest.

Our central research topic is the molecular dissection of regulatory processes linked to photosynthesis, as well as enhancing the process (further information:
To complement our team, we are looking for a PhD student interested in identifying and characterizing novel regulators of photosynthesis.

Recommended reading:

Recent advances in understanding photosynthesis. F1000Res. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.9744.1.

Piecing the puzzle together: the central role of reactive oxygen species and redox hubs in chloroplast retrograde signaling. Antioxid Redox Signal. doi: 10.1089/ars.2017.7392.

The antimycin A-sensitive pathway of cyclic electron flow: from 1963 to 2015. Photosynth Res. doi: 10.1007/s11120-016-0217-2.

We employ a large suite of different techniques ranging from genetic screens to molecular biological, biochemical and biophysical approaches.

Interested and motivated applicants should have a strong background in molecular biology.

We offer a well-equipped, modern and highly interactive research environment within the LMU Biology Campus, Martinsried.

Handicapped applicants will be favoured in the case of equal qualification.

Applications (CV, letter of motivation and the contact details of two referees) should be sent per e-mail (subject: ”PhD position”) until 31.05.2018 to:

Prof. Dr. Leister, Biozentrum der LMU München, Bereich Botanik, Großhaderner Str. 2-4, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried, Deutschland.