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Applications for Bachelor's and Master's theses

Applications for Bachelor's or Master's theses can be submitted at any time at .

In addition to a short letter of motivation, interested students should also indicate where their main research interests lie, in which working group(s) of our institute they would like to accomplish their work and a possible starting date.

Postdoctoral Researcher Position (Frommer-Nakamura group in Japan)

Frommer-Nakamura group at Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University (JAPAN) is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher as follows.

[Job title (number of position)] 
Postdoctoral Researcher (one)

Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules, Nagoya University (ITbM), JAPAN

[Research field]
Cell biology, biochemistry and imaging

[Application deadline]

For more information about the position, please visit the following link :

Postdoctoral Researcher Position at Frommer-Nakamura group.pdf

Recruitment is open for a student helper position in group Phloem Development at the Institute of Molecular Physiology (Head: Wolf B. Frommer, Group leader: Jiyun Kim).


The successful candidate will be involved in the following tasks :

- General plant care (planting, watering, seed harvesting)

- Making media and solutions

- Plant DNA extraction, plasmid extraction, PCR


Qualification profile:

- BSc (or equivalent) in biology, agricultural sciences, biotechnology, molecular and cell biology, or related fields. 

- Good communication and organizational skills. 

- Fluent in English

- Knowledge of plant biology is an advantage but not mandatory


We offer:

- a highly dynamic and international environment within a top-level research lab

- flexible part-time position (8h/week) for 6 months


This position is available from mid-August. 


Applicants matching the qualification profile please send their application letter, including a

short CV, to   with the reference “student assistant”.


Detailed information on the scientific interests of the institute is found at www.molecular-physiology.hhu.de. 

Open position as Humboldt Research Fellow (f/m/d)

The Frommer lab has openings for Humboldt Research Fellows at the postdoc level through a fast track program since Wolf B Frommer has been selected as a Henriette Herz Scout.

Topic areas: Transport processes, biosensors, regulation of carbon allocation, electrical signaling, pathogen resistance, and more, check out our website.

The fellowship come with many benefits.

  • Fellowship is €2,670 (postdocs) and €3,170 for experienced researchers plus bench fees
  • Additional support for families
  • Lifelong support as Humboldt Alumni with option for return fellowships
  • HHU also offer various types of support through JUNO to help you with the move

Key Requirements are:

  • Doctorate completed within the last 12 years
  • Outstanding scientific record and potential 
  • (Above-average publication record, commensurate with career level)

Click on the dokumnt for more information.

Principal Investigator

Wolf B. Frommer
Alexander von Humboldt Professor

Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf
Building: 26.14
Room: 00.116
+49 211 81-12779