Postdoc Experimental Immunology
A position for an immunological postdoctoral scientist (100%, TV-L 13) embedded into the German Excellence Cluster ImmunoSensation and the DFG SFB704 is available at the Institute of Experimental Immunology of the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (Director Prof. Dr. Christian Kurts).
The position starts on 15.09.2016 or later and is for a period of 2 years, with the possibility of an extansion.
We are studying antigen cross-presentation, an important mechanism in the immune defense against cancer (see Burgdorf et al, Science 2007; Burgdorf et al, Nature Immunol 2008; Semmling et al, Nature Imunol 2010; Kurts et al, Nat Rev Immunol 2010; Tittel et al, Nat Methods 2012; Schiwon et al, Cell 2014). The successful applicant will study the generation of antitumor immune responses, using newly generated transgenic tools and advanced imaging technology.
Required is a PhD in Biology, Molecular Biomedicine or in similar fields. Previous experience in in vivo immunological research, especially tumor vaccination and CTL biology, are desirable. The ideal candidate possesses a keen interest in immunological research questions, is highly motivated and capable of integrating into a young and successful research team.
Salary will be according to the German salary scale TV-L E13.
The University of Bonn is an equal opportunity employer.
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Please send your application and publication list until 30. August 2016 to
c/o Lucie Delforge
Prof. Dr. Christian Kurts
Institut für experimentelle Immunologie
About Universität Bonn
The Institute of Molecular Medicine and Experimental Immunology (IMMEI) was founded in 2002.It is situated on the medical Campus of the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitat Bonn. The scientific mission of IMMEI is to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms controlling the immune response in a local fashion to develop either into immunity or immune tolerance. Comprehensive knowledge of the...More about Universität Bonn