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Open Positions 3
Time Span 01 Jan 2020 for 3 years
Application Deadline 24 Dec 2019
Financing yes
Type of Position
  • PhD - Individual Supervisor
  • PhD - Doctoral Programme
Field of Research
  • Mathematics / Natural Sciences
Subjects Organic or Bioorganic Chemistry
Description We are looking for talented chemists, who are interested in development of either

(a) aminoferrocene-based prodrugs targeting a variety of diseases (cancer, inflammatory, autoimmune diesease) or

(b) cancer specific siRNA-based drugs.

The work will include organic synthesis, spectroscopic (UV-vis, fluorescence), chromatographic (HPLC, TLC) and mass spectrometric (ESI and MALDI-TOF MS) investigation of the prodrugs and tests of their effects on cancer cell lines.

A potential candidate should hold an MSc-title (or equivalent, e.g. Diplom) in chemistry or biochemistry or related field. Candidates with BSc-degree can start in the MSc programm of the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy.

Please, apply per Email ( by sending your detailed CV with the full list of marks and achievements (MSc, BSc, school education) and names and contact information of 3 referees.

Short description of our projects is provided here:

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Working Language
  • English
  • German
Language of Dissertation
  • English
  • German
Required Documents
  • CV
  • Reports, certificates
  • Transcripts
  • Others : contact information of 3 referees
More Information


University Erlangen-Nuremberg • Department Chemie und Pharmazie
Prof. Dr. Andriy Mokhir
Nikolaus-Fiebiger-Str. 10
91058 Erlangen

Phone: +4991318565582