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Head of Department - Plant Biochemistry

Head of Department - Plant Biochemistry

The Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (Halle/Saale), Germany

Head of Department, Full Professor (Chair, W3) of Plant Biochemistry

This position will be appointed in a joint recruitment with the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg ( at the Institute of Biology. The position is available from April 1st, 2018.

Member of the Board of Directors

The Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB, is a higher research center with leadership in exploring the structure and function of small molecules from plants, higher fungi, and associated organisms. Leibniz institutes are mission oriented, interdisciplinary and legally independent, offering extraordinary infrastructure and expert knowledge. They are devoted to basic and applied research of societal and national relevance and therefore receive considerable basic funding from federal and state resources (http://www.leibniz- IPB also is an active member of the “ScienceCampus Plant-Based Bioeconomy” ( Its cooperative research focusses on plant secondary products, molecular interactions, plant-organism interactions and metabolic engineering.

The institute provides:

• a competitive salary incl. civil service benefits (pension etc.) and a start-up fund, in addition to considerable scientific and technical staff and a permanent budget allocated to the dept.

• excellent infrastructure from the existing programs in bioorganic chemistry, molecular signal processing, metabolic and cell biology, and stress and developmental biology

• state of the art technology for metabolomics, proteomics, biochemistry, analytical, synthetic and structural chemistry, informatics, as well as molecular and cell biology

• an energetic and international working environment with a multidisciplinary approach to analyses of natural products and proteins, molecular interactions, plant microbe interactions, and gene functions.


More information to be found here

Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, DE

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