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Postdoc/Assistant Professor

In the Auditory Neuroscience group - Head: Benedikt Grothe


Postdoc/Assistant Professor, non-tenured (Wissenschaftlicher Assistent/Oberassistent) in Evolutionary Auditory Neuroscience

The Auditory Neuroscience group (Head: Benedikt Grothe) invites applicants for a six-year (3+3) postdoc position at the Division of Neurobiology, Faculty of Biology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Munich (LMU), Germany. An additional extension (4 years) is possible upon habilitation (post-doctoral qualification).

Candidates are expected to perform research on the evolution of auditory brainstem circuits, ideally with a focus on spatial processing.

Candidates should have experience with sequencing methods, in situ hybridization, cell cultures or related techniques.

The position comes with additional funds, including initial funding for a PhD student and equipment. Additionally, LMU offers several measures for career development (

Salary level will be A13/14 or E13/14.

The position is available from March 2020 or anytime thereafter.


Applications should be sent via email to Prof. Dr. Benedikt Grothe (, including a PDF containing a short CV, your scanned PhD diploma, and contact information (phone & email) of previous supervisors.