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The University Clinic of Münster is one of the leading hospitals in Germany. Such a position cannot be achieved by size and medical successes alone. The individual commitment counts above all. We need your commitment so that even with little things we can achieve great things for our patients. There are many possibilities open for you so that you may develop with them.
PhD Student
Ref.: 8584
A PhD student position is available in the Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy at the University Hospital Münster (Germany) to study the mechanisms of neutrophil activation in mouse models of inflammation. One focus of the work will be the investigation of the role of platelets and platelet-mediated neutrophil extracellular traps formation for neutrophil recruitment and disease progression during acute kidney injury.

These studies will utilize various techniques in cell biology, molecular biology and biochemistry, including intravital microscopy studies on neutrophil rolling and adhesion in mice, flow cytometry, flow chamber assays, immunofluorescence microscopy, protein-protein interaction, retroviral transfection of bone marrow cells, and generation of bone marrow chimeras.

This position will be in the lab of a young Principle Investigator (PI). The PI is committed to the applicants career development by creating an exciting and dynamic research environment with state-of-the-art technologies, encouraging the preparation of research papers and the participation at (inter)national meetings. Weekly joint lab meeting with scientists from various laboratories and a good international network of collaborators provides a unique opportunity to exchange ideas. The applicant is expected to have a fundamental knowledge in biochemistry and molecular biology, has to be highly motivated, and willing to perform animal studies. Experience in working with mice would be a plus.

The employment contract is based on contracts for the civil service (TV-L, Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst der Länder) with 65 % payment at Level TV-L E13 with a duration of 36 months.

The position will be open from January 2015. Interested applicants are invited to send (with the applicable position code) a copy of their CV, letter of recommendation, contact information for 2 references (address, phone number, email), and a brief statement of career goals to:  Application deadline: 18. December 2014

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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How to apply:
Interested applicants are invited to send (with the applicable position code) a copy of their CV, letter of recommendation, contact information for 2 references (address, phone number, email) and also via email
Send application to
Administration Department of the University Hospital of Münster, Albert-Schweitzer-Campus 1, Building D5, 48149 Münster or rossaint@uni-muenster.de

Job profile


Working hours
Part-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Working place
48149 Münster
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Human medicine, Healthcare & Public Health
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