Opportunities at the Cluster 3DMM2O

Below, you find opportunities to become a part of the Cluster of Excellence 3D Matter Made to Order.

Please note that the Application Portal of the HEiKA Graduate School on "Functional Materials" is open regardless of positions currently advertised on this site.

Open Positions at KIT

Currently no job offers available. 

Please make sure to also check the job offers of KIT for new positions.

Open Positions at Uni HD

Postdoc Position: DNA Nanotechnology for De Novo Assembly of for Synthetic Cells


Postdoctoral Researchers (m/f/d)

Research Group

Biophysical Engineering Group, Dr. Kerstin Göpfrich

Details of the project

Are you fascinated by the idea to build a synthetic cell from scratch? Would you like to work with DNA origami, lipid membranes, 3D printing, microfluidics, superresolution microscopy or high-speed AFM? Are you looking for a young and friendly, supportive and hard-working research group?

The independent Max Planck Research Group Biophysical Engineering aims to reconstruct synthetic cells and cell-like behavior from the bottom up. We are looking for highly motivated early-career researchers, in particular at post-doc level, with a strong quantitative background in physics, biophysics, chemical engineering, biotechnology or similar.


  • PhD degree in biophysics, physical chemistry, chemical engineering or a similar subject
  • Experience in DNA nanotechnology / lipid membranes / microfluidics and/or atomic force microscopy, programming and quantitative data analysis
  • Fluency in English in word and writing (German not required)

Interested? Find out more (www.goepfrichgroup.de) and get in touch via email (kerstin.goepfrich(at)mr.mpg.de) with your CV, publication list, your interests and contacts for two letters of reference. We are looking forward to hear from you!

More details PDF

Please make sure to also check the "Stellenmarkt" of Heidelberg University for new positions.

Carl Zeiss Foundation Stipends

The Carl Zeiss Foundation funds Doctoral Positions on self-selected topics as well as specified topics in the area of the Principal Investigators that joined the Cluster recently.

Currently, all Carl Zeiss Foundation stipends for doctoral researchers are allocated.

Prospective students of the MSc Materials Science and Engineering may apply for the Carl Zeiss Foundation Qualification Scholarship. More information here.

Bachelor / Master Theses

Bachelor / Master theses are advertised on the websites of Principal Investigators and Postdoctoral Researchers. Please make sure to check the websites of the Cluster scientists in your field of interest that are linked in their respective profile.

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