Postdoctoral Researcher - Assay Development Group

The NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute at the University of Tübingen, a research institute of the Innovationsallianz Baden-Württemberg, is dedicated to applied research at the interface of Life Sciences and Material Sciences. Within its biochemistry department, the assay development group of Dr. Markus Templin has a long track record of developing advanced immunoassay systems for research and industrial applications. Amongst other technologies, one important focus is our proprietary DigiWest® multiplex immunoassay technology that allows for parallel analyses of hundreds of proteins (Treindl et al. Nature Comm 2016, As such, this platform is attractive for industrial and academic researchers in drug discovery and development, biomarker identification, translational oncology and toxicology.

To support our growing team, we now seek to fill the position of a

Postdoctoral Researcher
Assay Development Group

You will:

  • Plan, conduct, evaluate and report complex protein profiling experiments as part of academic collaborations and contract research projects for pharma clients,
  • Acquire, document and analyze large data sets, and conduct elaborate data processing,
  • Optimize and further develop standardized experimental protocols and data analysis workflows,
  • Develop new immunoassay approaches and applications,
  • Contribute to the acquisition of grant-funded projects and to the publication of our results.

You need:

  • A recent PhD in biochemistry or in a related subject,
  • Solid working expertise in an analytical, molecular biology or biochemistry lab,
  • Proficiency with protein purification and/or assay methodologies (Western blotting, ELISA, etc.),
  • Experience in handling of large data sets and with data management software,
  • Background in cellular signal transduction profiling is desirable,
  • Project management skills are a strong asset,
  • High attention to detail, self-motivation, initiative and dependability as a team player.

Please contact Dr. Markus Templin ( in case you have questions. To apply, please email your complete C.V. in German or English with two references to the following address:

NMI an der Universität Tübingen
Regina Lipp
Markwiesenstr. 55
72770 Reutlingen, Germany