PhD Student - Immunology
We are looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented student with a diploma/master degree (or equivalent), experience in at least one of the necessary disciplines and techniques thereof (molecular biology, immunology or virology). Experience in immunology and/or immunofluorescent microscopy would be welcome.
Our position is to be filled for up to three years in the “Virus Immunology” group (head: Prof. Marcus Altfeld) with the possibility of extension. Payment and social benefits will be in accordance with the regulations of the German TV-AVH (salary agreement for public service employees).
Work in the research group of Marcus Altfeld focuses on innate and adaptive immune responses against pathogens (http://www.hpi-hamburg.de/en/research-teams/research-units/virus-immunology/). The specific PhD project will study the mechanisms of HIV sensing by the innate immune system and the evasion mechanisms of HIV from cellular sensing and restriction factors, with a particular focus on the role of HIV Capsid.
If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Marcus Altfeld directly (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Heinrich-Pette-Institute promotes the professional equality between women and men. Therefore especially women are encouraged to apply. Handicapped applicants will be preferred in otherwise similar qualification, competence and professional performance.
Please send your application by June 15th, 2016.
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Das Heinrich-Pette-Institut (HPI) - Leibniz Institut für Experimentelle Virologie, widmet sich der Erforschung der Biologie humaner Virusarten, der Pathogenese von Viruserkrankungen, der Abwehrreaktion des Organismus und damit zusammenhängender Probleme. Ziel ist es, neue Ansatzpunkte für verbesserte Therapien und Diagnoseverfahren bei Viruserkrankungen und virus-assoziierten...More about HEINRICH-PETTE-INSTITUT - Leibniz Institut für Experimentelle Virologie