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Postdoc Experimental Immunology

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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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How to apply:
via e-mail
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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

Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25

53105 Bonn

Tel.:0228 28711050


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Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
Working place
53127 Bonn
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences, Healthcare & Public Health