The Institute for Immunology (research group of Prof. Dr. Thomas Vogl) at the University of Münster, Germany, is offering a position at the earliest opportunity, initially limited to three years.
PhD Student (gn*) / Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (gn*) / Doktorand (gn*)
Part-time with 65 %
Salary according to TV-L E13
reference number: 7596 – *gn=gender neutral
For a DFG-funded Clinical Research Group 342 (Organ Dysfunction in Systemic Inflammation Syndromes) we are looking for a motivated PhD student with interests in cell biology, molecular biology and immunology. The successful candidate will join an existing working group at the Institute of Immunology at the University of Münster. Our research focuses on mechanisms of the innate immune system, its regulation and therapeutic modulation in clinically relevant inflammatory diseases and preclinical models.
The research project will address the role of alarmins on platelets and with regulatory mechanisms of macrophage and neutrophil heterogeneity and its response mechanisms in systemic inflammatory processes. The experimental program includes cutting edge immunological methods, innovative techniques of molecular and cellular biology, genome editing of myeloid stem cells, and analysis of preclinical mouse models (transgenic and knock-out) including molecular imaging technology in vivo.
• Master in Biological Science, Pharmacy, (Bio)-Chemistry or (Bio)-Medicine
• The ideal candidate should be enthusiastic about science, have a strong background in immunology or cellular biology, molecular imaging and biophysical chemistry
• English and German are the working languages in the Institute
• Good communication skills and ability to work independently will also be valued
Applications of women are specifically invited. In the case of similar qualifications, competence, and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework of the legal possibilities. Handicapped candidates with equivalent qualifications will be given preference
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