student job 8 - 15 hours / week

The rice team is looking for a student as "Studentische Hilfskraft (SHK) or Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft with bachelor degree (WHB)“ to take care of  rice plants in the greenhouse. Workload would be at least 8h per week, working times are flexible. Main tasks would be the fertilization of the plants, harvesting panicles and seeds, transplanting of seedlings into soil and seed stock organisation.

In addition, molecular laboratory work such as PCR, gel electrophoresis, DNA extraction or sequencing are also possible tasks.


A short application in English can be sent to Dr. Van Thi Luu (thi.luu(at)hhu.de


Biologic technic assistent

Biologic Technicians for the sensors and signaling research group


- General laboratory work (preparation of solutions, media, cultivation of microorganisms)

- Independent planning and production of transgenic organisms (bacteria, plants, yeast)

- Transfection and analysis of plant and animal cells

- Coordination of all plant cultivation and climate chambers (Arabidopsis)

- Analysis of calcium responses and (electrical) signals in plants with the help of sensors and electrophysiological Methods

- Excellent English

more information you can find >here

Start date 01.12.2020

Send your application with CV until 28.09.2020

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Dezernat Personal
40204 Düsseldorf 
Kennziffer 220.20 – 3.2


Highly qualified and motivated individuals are invited to send applications for a Coordinator Position


Transformative strategy for controlling rice disease in developing countries


In the framework of an international team funded by the >Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation we are generating rice that is resistant to one of the major diseases: rice blight. We would like to work with an exceptional individual who will help us to
•    manage the project (Finances, Reports, Team)
•    coordinate our team with partners in Africa, India, Columbia, the Philippines, France and the US.
•    obtain FTO for family farmers
•    Develop efficient outreach activities 

Experience in project management and working with international agencies or NGOs are advantageous, a PhD essential. Excellent English is a must. 
Start date asap

Send your application with CV and three references to:

Wolf B. Frommer, Institute for Molecular Physiology, website: healthy crop;

E-mail: Applications_MPP(at)hhu.de


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