The candidate will lead a research program on post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression mediated by RNA modifications in the male germ line. To this end, the candidate will use novel mouse models and develop advanced methods to measure RNA modifications in vivo.


The selected individual must be able to work independently and as a proactive member of a team and should have a passion for automating processes, setting metrics and achieving goals on time. Qualified applicants are advanced graduate students that already submitted a manuscript to an international journal as first author, or currently hold a PhD. Ideally, they should have worked in one or more of the following areas: Mouse development, reproductive biology or RNA biology. Candidates should have experience in molecular biology techniques, tissue culture, preparation of next-generation sequencing libraries, handling of mouse colonies and bioinformatics.