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Ph.D.student

The University Hospital Essen offers first class medical services in the Ruhr metropolis. Every year, 225.000 patients are treated in 26 clinics, 23 institutes and specialized centers. The over 6.000 employees offer medical care with state-of-the art diagnostics and therapies, which meet highest international standards. Patient care is connected with basic and translational research at an internationally competitive level.
 
The following position in the Institute for Immunology and Imaging is available starting from November 15th, 2016

Ph.D. student
(E13 TV-L / 50 %)

The pay grade classification depends on the personal and collective legal requirements. The planned duration of the position is initially 3 years with the objective of obtaining a PhD degree. An extension might be possible according to the maximum employment duration as given by laws regarding scientific fixed-term contracts (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz).
 
Your responsibilities:
  • Flow cytometric and histological characterization of immune cells in the lung
  • Examination of transgenic mice via intravital two photon microscopy
  • Generating and analyzing data in order to contribute to scientific publications and presenting results at scientific meetings
Your profile:
  • University degree (Master or Diploma) in Biology, Biochemistry or a related discipline
  • Strong background in immunology and willingness to work with mouse models
  • Basic knowledge in microscopy and flow cytometry is an asset
  • Excellent software skills (Office, FlowJo, GraphPad Prism, Imaris)
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
The University Hospital Essen is an equal opportunity employer. Female scientists are particularly encouraged to apply.
The participation in secondary employment depends on the „Hochschulnebentätigkeitsverordnung“ of North-Rhine Westphalia.
Disabled applicants will be preferentially considered in case of equivalent qualification.
 
Please send your application with reference to the tender number 322 within 2 weeks after publication of this announcement to:
 
Prof. Dr. M. Gunzer
Institut für Experimentelle Immunologie und Bildgebung
Universitätsklinikum Essen
Hufelandstraße 55
D-45147 Essen
 
 

Contact detail


How to apply:
Please send your application with reference to the tender number 322 within 2 weeks after publication of this announcement.
Send application to
Prof. Dr. M. Gunzer
Institut für Experimentelle Immunologie und Bildgebung
Universitätsklinikum Essen
Hufelandstraße 55
D-45147 Essen

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
45147 Essen
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences
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