Junior Group Leader - Human Genetics of Inflammatory Skin Diseases (m/w)

Independent Junior Group Leader Position
for "Human Genetics of Inflammatory Skin
The Institute of Experimental Dermatology (LIED) of the University of Lübeck is the currently only research department in Germany solely dedicated to basic and translational research on skin diseases and is a major contributor to the Clinical Research Unit (CRU) 303 Pemphigoid Diseases – Molecular Pathways and their therapeutic Potential, constituting a newly established and generously funded research consortium at the University of Lübeck, newly established and generously funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for 6 years.
LIED is currently searching for a new, independent
Group Leader for “Human Genetics of Inflammatory skin Diseases”.
LIED is a newly established institute committed to integrate translational research and systems medicine approaches to accelerate the transfer of basic research findings into the clinical practice in the broad area of skin inflammation. LIED is an interdisciplinary research institute with access to state-of-the-art facilities for genomics, cell imaging, flow cytometry, molecular biology, bioinformatics, animal housing, and more.
The junior group leader is expected to focus on human genetics of inflammatory skin diseases, including pemphigoid and pemphigus diseases in the framework of the (CRU 303). To this end, a large cohort of pemphigoid and pemphigus disease patients has been established over the last 10 years at the University of Lübeck, now awaiting genetic analysis.
Successful candidates are expected to work in an independent and collaborative manner and to apply for extramural funding.
The positions will be first limited to 3 years, with the possibility for an extension for at least another 3 years. A start-up package will be offered.
The University of Lübeck is an equal opportunity employers committed to excellence through diversity. Applications of women are explicitly encouraged.
Please, submit your application (CV, research statement (1000 words max), and two reference contact details) by October 1st, 2015, to

Prof. Saleh M. Ibrahim
Luebeck Institute of Experimental Dermatology (LIED)
Ratzeburger Allee 160,
23538 Lübeck, Germany
Mail: LIED@uksh.de
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