PhD (m/f) Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology

Your dutiesAnalysis of the role of JNK proteins in hepatic stellate cells using mouse models of liver diseases. Your detailed duties are:
  • Treatment of genetically modified mice with substances to induce different types of liver diseases.
  • Study the onset and progression of liver fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma in mice.
  • Analysis of livers using histological stainings, immunofluorescence, and multi-photon microscopy.
  • Analysis of immune cell infiltration in livers using flow cytometry.
  • Analysis of gene expression changes using RNA-seq, RT-qPCR, and Western blot.
  • Characterization of functional changes of hepatic stellate cells by in vitro culture of primary cells.
Your profile
  • M.Sc. in Biology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology or similar field of study
  • strong background in Molecular Biology and/or Cell Biology
  • FELASA B certificate
  • previous experience in working with mice
  • previous experience in working with cell culture and Molecular/Cell Biology techniques
  • basic knowledge in FACS, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, RT-qPCR, and Western blot
  • written and spoken English skills are essential
  • organizational and communicational skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team
The RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit. 
Send application to
Please send your application (code no: GB-P-6523) until November, 30th to: Dr. Tobis Otto, E-Mail: further information please contact Dr. Tobias Otto, Tel.: +49(0)241 80 80662.
While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: GB-P-6523

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