Post Doctoral position in the Stein Lab


Experimental Anaesthesiology Charité - Campus Benjamin Franklin Berlin, Germany


We are seeking candidates with enthusiasm and interest in mechanisms and treatment of pain. Our group performs translational research on inflammatory and neuropathic pain and its control by opioids and neuro-immune interactions (see e.g. J Clin Invest 2009;119:278-86; 155:2056–62; Sci Rep 2018;8:8965).

The successful candidate will participate in collaborative projects on stem cell-derived organoids (with Columbia University New York) and on conformational dynamics of G-protein coupled receptors and consequent intracellular signaling (with Zuse Institute Berlin; Max-Delbrück Centrum; Excellence Cluster Math+).

Experience in molecular biology, mutagenesis, fluorescence resonance energy transfer, binding and/or electrophysiological techniques is desirable. The researcher will benefit from a vibrant scientific environment and modern core facilities including access to high-speed supercomputers, fluorescence-based, electrophysiological and behavioral methods. For further information, please visit our web-site (

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in pharmacology, biology, medicine, neuroscience or related fields. Strong research motivation, productivity, the ability to work both independently and as a team member, and proficiency in English language are critical. The position is available from September 2019 for 2 years (with possibility of prolongation). Salary is according to E13.

Please send a statement of your research interests,CV, and names of two references to:

Prof. Dr. Christoph Stein
Experimental Anaesthesiology
Charité - Campus Benjamin Franklin Hindenburgdamm 30
D-12200 Berlin, Germany

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