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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­si­tät Dres­den - Clus­ter of Excel­lence „Phy­sics of Life” (PoL), Junior Rese­arch Group Mecha­nics of active Bio­ma­te­ri­als

Tech­nis­che Uni­versität Dresden (TUD), as a Uni­versity of Excel­lence, is one of the lead­ing and most dynamic research insti­tu­tions in the coun­try. Foun­ded in 1828, today it is a glob­ally ori­ented, region­ally anchored top uni­versity as it focuses on the grand chal­lenges of the 21st cen­tury. lt devel­ops innov­at­ive solu­tions for the world's most press­ing issues. In research and aca­demic pro­grams, the uni­versity unites the nat­ural and engin­eer­ing sci­ences with the human­it­ies, social sci­ences and medi­cine. This wide range of dis­cip­lines is a spe­cial fea­ture, facil­it­at­ing inter­dis­cip­lin­ar­ity and trans­fer of sci­ence to soci­ety. As a mod­ern employer, it offers attract­ive work­ing con­di­tions to all employ­ees in teach­ing, research, tech­no­logy and admin­is­tra­tion. The goal is to pro­mote and develop their indi­vidual abil­it­ies while empower­ing every­one to reach their full poten­tial. TUD embod­ies a uni­versity cul­ture that is char­ac­ter­ized by cos­mo­pol­it­an­ism, mutual appre­ci­ation, thriv­ing innov­a­tion and act­ive par­ti­cip­a­tion. For TUD diversity is an essen­tial fea­ture and a qual­ity cri­terion of an excel­lent uni­versity. Accord­ingly, we wel­come all applic­ants who would like to com­mit them­selves, their achieve­ments and pro­ductiv­ity to the suc­cess of the whole insti­tu­tion.

Rese­arch Asso­ciate / Post­doc (m/f/x)

The Clus­ter of Excel­lence „Phy­sics of Life” (PoL) offers a posi­tion in the Junior Rese­arch Group Mecha­nics of active Bio­ma­te­ri­als (Dr. Eli­sa­beth Fischer-Fried­rich) as

Rese­arch Asso­ciate / Post­doc (m/f/x)
(sub­ject to per­so­nal qua­li­fi­ca­tion employees are remu­ne­ra­ted accord­ing to salary group E 13 TV-L)

star­ting as soon as pos­si­ble. The posi­tion is initi­ally limi­ted to 24 mon­ths, with the option of exten­sion and the chance to obtain fur­ther aca­de­mic qua­li­fi­ca­tion. The period of employ­ment is gover­ned by the Fixed Term Rese­arch Con­tracts Act (Wis­sen­schafts­zeit­ver­trags­ge­setz - WissZeitVG). The Clus­ter of Excel­lence PoL ( is a cen­tral aca­de­mic unit and gro­wing inter­di­sci­pli­nary rese­arch cen­ter dedi­ca­ted to quan­ti­ta­tive bio­logy, bio­phy­sics and com­pu­ter sci­ence, which is fun­ded by the Ger­man Rese­arch Foun­da­tion (DFG) and offers a wide range of sup­port struc­tures, inclu­ding state-of-the-art light micro­scopy and advan­ced bio-image data sci­ence faci­li­ties.

Working field:

con­ti­nue a rese­arch pro­ject on the feed­back bet­ween mecha­ni­cal con­fi­ne­ment of tumor sphe­ro­ids and cell-cycle-pro­gres­sion. Methods include cell cul­ture, con­fo­cal fluo­re­scence micro­scopy, quan­ti­ta­tive bio­che­mi­cal assays and ato­mic force micro­scopy. Fur­ther­more, ana­ly­sis of expe­ri­men­tal data with custom-made com­pu­ter codes, wri­ting of sci­en­ti­fic manu­scripts for publi­ca­tion in the rele­vant perio­di­cals; con­duc­ting detailed lite­ra­ture sear­ches; par­ti­ci­pa­tion in pro­fes­sio­nal con­fe­ren­ces and pre­sen­ta­tion of the rese­arch work of the labo­ra­tory and its pro­jects; sup­port of the Junior Rese­arch Group in terms of pro­ject-rela­ted co-super­vi­sion of stu­dents and pre­pa­ra­tion of rese­arch grant pro­po­sals.


  • uni­ver­sity and - if app­li­ca­ble - PhD degree in bio­logy, bio­che­mi­stry, bio­phy­sics, or rela­ted fields,
  • strong inte­rest in working in an inter­di­sci­pli­nary envi­ron­ment at the inter­face of phy­sics, and cell bio­logy,
  • excel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tion and pre­sen­ta­tion skills in Eng­lish,
  • prac­ti­cal expe­ri­ence with cell cul­ture and light micro­scopy methods.
  • Expe­ri­ence with pro­gramming image ana­ly­sis methods (ide­ally with mat­lab) is desi­ra­ble.
The Junior Rese­arch Group ( seeks an inde­pen­dent, pas­sio­nate, and moti­va­ted post­doc.

What we offer:

We offer the oppor­tu­nity to shape an exci­ting rese­arch pro­ject at the inter­face of cell bio­logy, bio­phy­sics and medi­cine, while deve­lo­ping your aca­de­mic or pro­fes­sio­nal career. You will be imbed­ded wit­hin the highly inter­ac­tive, and inter­di­sci­pli­nary rese­arch envi­ron­ment of PoL and the wider Dres­den Cam­pus, which inclu­des other high-qua­lity sci­en­ti­fic insti­tu­ti­ons. You will be expo­sed to world-class rese­arch on diverse topics through regu­lar sci­en­ti­fic semi­nars and occa­sio­nal retre­ats. You will have the pos­si­bi­lity to acquire pro­ject manage­ment skills, team lea­ding skills, and tea­ching skills. Employ­ment con­di­ti­ons include a com­pre­hen­sive package with full social bene­fits. Dres­den offers a high-qua­lity of life with a rela­tively low cost-of-living.

How to apply:

TUD stri­ves to employ more women in aca­de­mia and rese­arch. We the­re­fore expressly encou­rage women to apply. The Uni­ver­sity is a cer­ti­fied family-fri­endly uni­ver­sity and offers a Dual Career Ser­vice. We wel­come app­li­ca­ti­ons from can­di­da­tes with disa­bi­li­ties. If mul­ti­ple can­di­da­tes prove to be equally qua­li­fied, those with disa­bi­li­ties or with equi­va­lent sta­tus pur­suant to the Ger­man Social Code IX (SGB IX) will receive prio­rity for employ­ment.
Please sub­mit your com­plete app­li­ca­ti­ons (let­ter of moti­va­tion, CV, and con­tact details for 3 refe­ren­ces) by March 15, 2023 (stam­ped arri­val date app­lies) by sen­ding it as a sin­gle pdf-file via the Secu­re­Mail Por­tal to with the sub­ject “Open post­doc in ” or to: TU Dres­den, Exzel­lenz­clus­ter "Phy­sik des Lebens", z. Hdn. Frau Dr. Eli­sa­beth Fischer-Fried­rich, Arnold­strasse 18, 01307 Dres­den, Ger­many. Please sub­mit copies only, as your app­li­ca­tion will not be retur­ned to you. Expen­ses incur­red in atten­ding inter­views can­not be reim­bur­sed.

Refe­rence to data pro­tec­tion: Your data pro­tec­tion rights, the pur­pose for which your data will be pro­ces­sed, as well as fur­ther infor­ma­tion about data pro­tec­tion is avail­able to you on the web­site: