Postdoc in Immunology and Epithelial Transport Physiology

Within the frame of a Drittmittel-funded project applications are invited for a
Postdoctoral Position
In the field of Immunology and Epithelial Transport Physiology
Area of Research
The research will focus on the role of the microbiota and dysbiosis on chronic kidney disease as well as cardiovascular disease. The projects aim to define the role of dysbiosis and the inflammasome in progression of these systemic diseases. The group leader has transitioned from Yale University to Erlangen. Hence, the projects will be pursued in close collaboration with investigators from Yale University. In addition, the group leader is shared grant holder and the coordinator of the newly established DAAD thematic network funded with 1 Million Euro entitled TRENAL (duration 2015 – 2019). This research network is being established between Erlangen University, Yale University and University College London (UCL). Hence, the qualified postdoctoral candidate will have the opportunity to spend fully funded time as part of the fellowship at Yale University and attend research meetings held at Yale or UCL within the network.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in life sciences or biology with a strong background in molecular biology, immunology or transport physiology. The candidate should be capable of interdisciplinary work, analytical thinking, the capability to develop and optimize new methods as well as excellent communication and team player skills are indispensable.

The place of work is Erlangen, Germany.
How to apply:
Applicants intersted in the position please email including CV/publication list to:

Contact detail

How to apply:
Send application to
Felix Knauf, M.D.
Assistant Professor
University Erlangen
91054 Erlangen

Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Bayern)
Working place
91054 Erlangen / Metropolregion Nürnberg
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Human medicine, Healthcare & Public Health

About Universität Erlangen

Die Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) ist mit fast 38.000 Studenten die zweitgrößte unter den Universitäten Bayerns und wurde 1742/43 gegründet. Ihren Sitz hat sie in Erlangen, ihr zweiter großer Standort ist in Nürnberg.  

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