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Phd Student in Immunology/Infectious diseases

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As a modern maximum-care hospital with a capacity of approximately 1,400 beds, the University Hospital of Cologne is dedicated to the practice of innovative academic medical excellence and assumes important societal functions in the fields of research, education and health care. The University Hospital of Cologne provides treatment to over 295,000 patients annually, with 58,000 of them receiving inpatient care. With a staff of about 10,200 employed by the hospital and subsidiary organizations, the University Hospital of Cologne is one of the largest employers in Cologne and ranks among the leading university clinics in Germany.


The Laboratory of Experimental Immunology at the Center of Molecular Medicine Cologne, is seeking applications for a
 
PhD candidate position in Immunology/Infectious diseases
 
to be employed under a 3-year contract.
 
The successful candidate will join a new and highly energetic group that studies human immunology with a particular interest in the antibody response to HIV and other infectious pathogens. Our goal is to precisely understand the biology of humoral immunity and to use this knowledge to effectively prevent and treat infectious diseases. To this end, our laboratory works with a wide range of techniques in molecular immunology and facilitates different humanized mouse models. Moreover, we conduct clinical trials that enable us to translate our findings into clinical applications. Our group is dedicated to provide an excellent work and learning environment for pursuing forefront and innovative science and strongly supports the individual development of all members in our group.
 
The applicant we are looking for should be highly motivated and excited about science. He/She should be enthusiastic and curious to address and solve scientific questions as well as having strong interpersonal skills and enjoying the work in a team. The applicant should have demonstrated an outstanding performance through their undergraduate studies and is required to hold a masters degree/diploma in biology or a related field. Written and oral communication skills in English are essential.
The Laboratory of Experimental Immunology at the Center of Molecular Medicine Cologne, is seeking applications for a
 
PhD candidate position in Immunology/Infectious diseases
 
to be employed under a 3-year contract.
 
The successful candidate will join a new and highly energetic group that studies human immunology with a particular interest in the antibody response to HIV and other infectious pathogens. Our goal is to precisely understand the biology of humoral immunity and to use this knowledge to effectively prevent and treat infectious diseases. To this end, our laboratory works with a wide range of techniques in molecular immunology and facilitates different humanized mouse models. Moreover, we conduct clinical trials that enable us to translate our findings into clinical applications. Our group is dedicated to provide an excellent work and learning environment for pursuing forefront and innovative science and strongly supports the individual development of all members in our group.
 
The applicant we are looking for should be highly motivated and excited about science. He/She should be enthusiastic and curious to address and solve scientific questions as well as having strong interpersonal skills and enjoying the work in a team. The applicant should have demonstrated an outstanding performance through their undergraduate studies and is required to hold a masters degree/diploma in biology or a related field. Written and oral communication skills in English are essential.
 
Your salary will be based on TV-L (E13, 60%).
 
The Board of Directors of the University Hospital of Cologne places strong emphasis on gender equality and seeks to increase the proportional representation of women in this field. Thus applications from female scientists are welcome; suitably qualified women will be given preferential consideration unless other candidates clearly demonstrate superior qualifications.
 
We also welcome applications from disabled candidates, who will also be given preferential consideration over other applicants with comparable qualifications.

 

Contact detail


How to apply:


Have we awakened your interest? Please submit your application (including a detailed CV, list of publications, two references and a brief statement of research interests) here online
www.uk-koeln.de/karriere/stellenangebote.
 

We prefer online applications, but you also have the opportunity to apply via regular mail quoting the reference number e297 to
 
University Hospital of Cologne
Dept. I of Internal Medicine
Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne
Prof. Dr. Florian Klein
Ausschreibungsnummer e297
Robert-Koch-Straße 21
 Gebäude 66
50924 Köln
 
 
Send application to


Please address enquiries to Prof. Dr. Florian Klein at +49 221 478-89683 or by email florian.klein@uk-koeln.de.
 

 
 

Job profile


Working hours
Full-Time
Contract duration
Temporary
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Region
Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Working place
50924 Köln
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences
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