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Postdoctoral scientist (f/m) TV-L E13

At the Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology of the Hannover Medical School (MHH) a position as
Postdoctoral scientist (f/m) TV-L E13
is available from November 01, 2015.
The applicant will join the team working on the project „Genome and population dynamics during chronic Helicobacter pylori infection“ within the framework of the Collaborative Research Center SFB 900 „Chronic infections: Microbial persistence and its control“. The project focuses on mechanisms of genetic variation of the carcinogenic human pathogen Helicobacter pylori and involves experimental studies as well as comparative genomic analyses.

The position is initially limited to two years. Applicants must have completed their studies in life sciences with a doctoral degree. Furthermore, we expect applicants to be highly motivated, to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and to like working in a team. We also welcome experimental skills in the field of molecular biology, experience in handling pathogenic bacteria and bioinformatics capabilities. Important recent publications/reviews: S. Suerbaum & C. Josenhans, Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 2007; L. Kennemann et al., PNAS 2011; J. Krebes et al., NAR 2014; S. Nell et al., mBio 2014.

For detailed information on the institute and the work group see www.mh-hannover.de/mikrobiologie.html. Hannover Medical School promotes the professional development of women. Therefore, we especially welcome applications from women. In case of equal aptitude handicapped applicants will be preferred.

Contact detail

How to apply:
Please send us your complete application together with CV, certificates and at least two reference letters by October 31, 2015.
Send application to
Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Suerbaum
Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Krankenhaushygiene
Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1
30625 Hannover
Email: suerbaum.sebastian@mh-hannover.de
Email applications should be a single pdf file not exceeding 10 MB.

Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Niedersachsen)
Working place
30625 Hannover
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences