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A postdoc position (TV-L 13, 2 years) embedded into the German Excellence Cluster ImmunoSensation and the SFB704 is available at the Institute of Experimental Immunology of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Germany.


One of main interest is antigen cross-presentation, an important mechanism in antiviral and antitumor immunity (see Burgdorf et al, Science 2007; Burgdorf et al, Nature Immunol 2008; Semmling et al, Nature Imunol 2010; Kurts et al, Nat Rev Immunol 2010; Tittel et al, Nat Methods 2012; Schiwon et al, Cell 2014). The successful applicant will address the roles of chemokines in the migration of various immune cells in cross-presentation, using newly generated transgenic tools and advanced imaging technology.


Required is a PhD in Biology, Molecular Biomedicine or in similar fields. Previous experience in 2-photon microscopy and in in vivo immunological research are desirable. The ideal candidate possesses a keen interest in immunological research questions, is highly motivated, team-oriented and capable of integrating into a young and successful research team.

Experience with animal experimentation, cell culture and molecular biology is advantageous.


We offer supportive mentoring, a well-equipped laboratory, a highly stimulating research environment and a friendly work atmosphere. Salary is according to TV-L 13, respectively.


The University of Bonn is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitably qualified female applicants or handicapped people, all other considerations being equal.


Contact detail

How to apply:
Send application to


c/o Lucie Delforge

Prof. Dr. Christian Kurts

Institut für experimentelle Immunologie

Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25

53105 Bonn

Tel.:0228 28711050


Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Working place
53127 Bonn
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences