Postdoctoral Fellowship -Interdisciplinary Graduate Training Group Pulmosens, Index number 20

Universität Ulm


The interdisciplinary Graduate Training Group PULMOSENS – Micro- and Nanoscaled Sensors for Lung Research – funded by the “Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft” kindly invites applications from highly qualified and motivated individuals for a

Postdoctoral Fellowship

to commence on May 1st 2018. The position is temporary with a planned duration of 2 years.


The research training group PULMOSENS is led by principal investigators in engineering, natural and medical sciences, and focuses on innovating sensory methods and their application to the functional examination of the lung epithelium as well as interdisciplinary education of graduate students.

Successful candidates for the postdoctoral position are expected to conduct interdisciplinary research in one of the following disciplines:

  • Natural Sciences (Chemistry, Physics)
  • Electronic and Material Engineering Sciences
  • Life Sciences 

The interdisciplinary research should preferably be conducted in one of the following topics:

  • Multimodal SICM/SECM platform
  • Breath gas analysis system
  • Multimodal sensing for organ-on-a-chip systems


The successful candidate holds a PhD in one of the mentioned fields with a related scientific background. Further scientific working experience is a plus. The accepted candidate will receive a funded postdoc position and benefit from a large number of additional research and educational activities.

Remuneration is in accordance with TV-L E 13 salary scale.


The deadline for application is March 31st, 2018. The required application documents contain a letter of motivation, a complete CV including publications, references, and transcript of study records in a single pdf-file and can be in English or German.

Please indicate the index number 20.

For further information and submission of application documents use our online application platform. Short listed candidates will be invited for an oral presentation and interviews to Ulm. For further information please contact: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Maurits Ortmanns, E-Mail 

Fulltime positions can, in principle, be split. As an equal opportunity employer, Ulm University explicitly encourages applications from women. Severely disabled applicants with adequate qualification are given preference. Hiring is done by the central university administration.