PhD Candidate in Metabolomics (m/w/d)

Posted 10 May 2024

Institute of Immunology, University Medical Center of the Johannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

Germany (Ph.D.)

The Institute of Immunology is recruiting a: PhD student (65%) (m/f/d)

Your tasks:

  • Active collaboration in the BMBF-funded, interdisciplinary research core "DIASyM-Data-Independent Acquisition-based Systems Medicine: Mass spectrometry for high-throughput deep phenotyping of the heart failure syndrome"
  • Researching heart failure in the context of the cohort study and biodatabase "MyoVasc" ( by LC-MS-based metabolomics
  • Actively conducting systems medicine-oriented biomarker studies with a focus on data analysis and the establishment of standardized data analysis pipelines
  • Preparation of applications and project outlines for the acquisition of third-party funding

Your profile:

  • M.Sc. or equivalent in any of the following disciplines or similar: molecular biology, biochemistry, (bio-)analytical chemistry, bioinformatics, biomedical data science
  • Interest in LC-MS/MS, metabolomics specifically data analysis and metabolite annotation, prior experience with mass spectrometry is a plus
  • Interest in biomedical analysis and biomarker studies
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English (German language skills are not required)
  • Being goal oriented with strong teamwork skills and enthusiasm for cutting-edge research technology

In case of questions, please contact Jun. Prof. Dr. Thierry Schmidlin:


We offer:
An interesting and varied research job in a young, dynamic and interdisciplinary team well equipped with cutting-edge technology and expertise in LC-MS-based metabolomics. Integration into a collegial, professional, and diverse team. Interdisciplinary work with local, national, and international partners in academia and industry focussing on research related to proteomics, cardiology, immunology and cancer. Career development opportunities and supportive mentoring. Competitive salary and health care benefits according to Unimedizin-based tariff agreement.

How to Apply

Direct application via link: