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Freie Universität Berlin - Fachbereich Biologie, Chemie, Pharmazie - Institut für Chemie und Biochemie AG Pagel

The Pagel Research Group at the Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Freie Universität Berlin focuses on the structural analysis and sequencing of complex biomolecules. The main emphasis is on the analysis of oligo-saccharides using ion mobility mass spectrometry and gas-phase infrared spectroscopy. Within the framework of the Collaborative Research Center 1340 "Matrix in Vision," glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) and their complexation with cationic imaging probes are investigated using various techniques. The position to be filled here aims to significantly strengthen instrumental analytics within the CRC through chromatography, mass spectrometry, and ion mobility mass spectrometry.

Research assistant (postdoc) (m/f/d)

full-time job
limited to 2 years
Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L FU
reference code: WiMi-AGPagel/170

Working field:

  • Research activities for the structural analysis of GAGs within the CRC 1340 "Matrix in
  • Extraction and purification of GAGs using chromatographic methods
  • Structural characterization using ion mobility mass spectrometry (IM-MS)
  • Central tasks of laboratory management
  • Supervision/guidance of technical staff and doctoral students
  • Preparation of scientific publications and reports
  • Presentation of research results at conferences and meetings



  • Completed Master`s degree and completed doctorate in Chemistry or Biochemistry


  • Doctorate with a very good or excellent grade
  • Knowledge in the areas of HPLC, mass spectrometry, ion mobility spectrometry
  • Experience in working with oligosaccharides
  • Very good English language skills in both written and spoken form
  • High motivation for independent scientific work
  • Ability for efficient self-organization, even under time pressure
  • Teamwork and corresponding social and communicative skills

How to apply:

Applications should be sent by e-mail, together with significant documents, indicating the
reference code, no later than February 26th , 2024 in PDF format (preferably as one
document) to Prof. Dr. Kevin Pagel: or postal to

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Biologie, Chemie, Pharmazie
Institut für Chemie und Biochemie
AG Pagel
Herrn Prof. Dr. Kevin Pagel
Altensteinstr. 23A
14195 Berlin (Dahlem)

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