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Ph.D position at the Institute for Virology

Workscope: Research Associate

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At the Institute for Virology at the University of Duisburg-Essen (Campus Essen) is one Ph.D. position available
 
We are seeking candidates with a Master or diploma in biology, biochemistry or related fields with a strong background in virology or immunology, and with a fundamental interest in biomedicine. Experience in mouse experiments is required for the position. The project shall start in January 2016. Our work is focused on the interaction of retroviruses with cells of the immune system. The goal is to develop new therapeutic approaches against viral infections. The experimental model is the infection of mice with the Friend murine leukemia virus. The main focus of the project will be on the regulation of the functions of virus-specific CD8+ T cells during retroviral infections. An overview can be found here: Immunol Res.  2009;43(1-3):160-6 and  Retrovirology 8: 76 (2011).
The doctorate will have the opportunity of membership and collaboration within the Graduate School of Biomedical Science (BIOME) and thus benefit from its structured Ph.D. lecture and seminar programme as well as having interdisciplinary interaction with other graduates within the BIOME network. For details see: http://www.uni-due.de/biome/ .
The interviews with short-listed candidates will be held in January 2015. The successful candidate should have excellent communication skills in English.
Application details:
Interested candidates should fill in the application form on: https://www.uni-due.de/imperia/md/content/virologie/application_form.doc  and send it together with copies of all their university degrees in a single pdf file to gennadiy.zelinskyy@uni-due.de.
Deadline is 1 January 2016.

Dr. Gennadiy Zelinskyy
University Hospital Essen
Institute of Virology
Robert-Koch-Haus, room 3.17
Virchowstraße 179
45147 Essen, Germany

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How to apply:
Per E-Mail.
Send application to
Dr. Gennadiy Zelinskyy
University Hospital Essen
Institute of Virology
Robert-Koch-Haus, room 3.17
Virchowstraße 179
45147 Essen, Germany

gennadiy.zelinskyy@uni-due.de

Job profile


Working hours
Full-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Working place
45147 Essen
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences
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