Ph.D. positions

We study topics at the interface of physics and biology. A main focus is the micromechanics of force sensing and force generation by cells. To participate in our work, Ph.D. candidates require excellent communication skills in English and some understanding of biology or mathematics.

We offer Ph.D. positions for three years, including a very competitive salary and social benefits. Candidates have the opportunity to join the “International Helmholtz Research School of Biophysics and Soft Matter” link.

Please email to b.sabass(at) if you have questions or if you want to apply.

Postdoc opportunities

Applications from prospective postdocs are always welcome! Therefore, don’t hesitate to send your CV including a list of your publications to b.sabass(at) if you are interested in joining the research group.


Opportunities for undergraduates and Master’s students

Are you interested in learning how to use methods from theoretical physics to approach biological questions? A range of interesting projects is available for students. Write me an email to inquire about summer projects, internships, or thesis projects b.sabass(at)