The Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt is one of the largest universities in Germany with about 48,000 students and around 5,000 employees. Founded in 1914 by Frankfurt citizens and since 2008 back in the legal form of a foundation, the Goethe University has a high degree of autonomy, modernity and professional diversity. As a full-service university, the Goethe University Frankfurt offers more than 100 study programs on five campuses in a total of 16 faculties and at the same time has outstanding research strength.


Interested in aging and neurovascular biology?


The Institute for Cardiovascular Regeneration at the Goethe-University Frankfurt (Dimmeler Lab) is seeking for a

PhD Student or Postdoctoral Fellow (m/f/d)

(E13, 65% or 100%)


to elucidate the impact of aging on the neurovascular interface in the heart by using advanced single cell technologies, spatial transcriptomics and proteomics, imaging and in vivo models.

The position is supported by an ERC Advanced grant.

 We offer state-of-the art technologies, ample training opportunities and a stimulating environment.

You have:

  • A master degree in biochemistry, cellular / molecular biology, medical biology or a related field. Knowledge in immunology is beneficial
  • Good knowledge in cellular/molecular biology, medical biology and physiology
  • Very good command of English
  • Very good IT knowledge
  • Organizational and team skills, flexibility, open-mindedness, communication skills

We offer:

  • International, diverse and positive working atmosphere, varied, creative research environment
  • A competitive salary based on previous work experience, following the collective agreement applicable to the Goethe University (TV-G-U)
  • State-of-the-art equipment
  • Training opportunities
  • Landesticket Hessen: free use of public transportation


The contract is initially limited to 2 years with the possibility of an extension.

The University advocates equal rights for women and men and therefore strongly encourages women to apply. People with disabilities are given priority if they have the same qualifications.

Please do not submit any originals as the application documents cannot be returned. Travel and application costs cannot be reimbursed.


If you are interested, please apply at the Dimmeler Lab: Send your application with the usual documents consisting of CV, letter of motivation and two references (one pdf-document please!) to Prof. Dr. Stefanie Dimmeler, Institute for Cardiovascular Regeneration, Center for Molecular Medicine, House 25B, Goethe University Frankfurt, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, email:

Prospective start date: as soon as possible