MSc– and BSc– projects and projects for Praktika (Drug Discovery, Bioinorganic Chemistry) are available in the group for highly motivated students.

A fully funded PhD-position will be available starting from 01.03.2018 or as soon as possible thereafter:

We are looking for talented synthetic chemists, who are interested in synthesis and application of new organic compounds and bioconjugates as tools for control of biochemical processes and for monitoring nucleic acids in live cells.

A potential candidate should hold an MSc-title (or equivalent, e.g. Diplom) in organic chemistry or related field. Candidates with BSc-degree can start in the MSc programm of the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy. No previous experience with bioconjugation and experiments with live cells is required. The corresponding training will be provided. Please, apply per Email ( by sending your detailed CV with the full list of marks and achievements (MSc, BSc, school education) and names and contact information of 3 referees.

Short description of our projects is provided here:

A list of publications is avaiable here: