Phd Student (m/f/d) Reference 50076261

The junior working group “Systemic Inflammation and Vascular Disease” at the Center for Thrombose and Hemostasis (CTH)/Center of Cardiology is looking for a part-time (65%) Phd Student (m/f/d).

The position is initially limited for 3 years.

Activities and responsibilities

  • Investigation of the relationship between IL-17A mediated autoimmune diseases and cardiovascular comorbidity in the mouse model
  • Analysis of immune cell migration in autoimmune psoriasis and the associated vascular inflammation
  • Investigation of vascular function, blood pressure and cardiac function in murine autoimmune models
  • Focus on flow cytometric examinations of various organs with immunological focus
  • Guidance of Technicians, BA and MA students

Qualification profile

  • Completed university degree (Master) in a natural science course (Biology, Chemistry, Biomedical Chemistry, Genetics, Anthropology)
  • Interest in mouse experimental approaches in the field of vascular biology and immunology
  • Creative approaches to solve scientific questions
  • Independent and organized work and teamwork required experience in writing scientific publications (peer-reviewed research articles) are a plus

We offer

  • A PhD thesis within an experimental project in the junior working group "Systemic Inflammation and Vascular Disease" with good care and guidance (Dr. med. Susanne Karbach)
  • A promising and versatile project at the interface of immunology and cardiology in the basic science area with clinical relevance
  • Interesting work in a team of scientists and doctors and Animal education following FELASA guidelines
  • Participation in congresses and Virchow Fellowship courses of the CTH
  • Competitive salary (E13) and health care benefits according to the company-based tariff agreement
  • Child care (conditional on places available)
  • Job ticket for public transport

Send application to

For further information, please contact Dr. med. Susanne Karbach, phone +49-6131 17-8026.

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The University Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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