PhD-candidate position

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 312,000 patients annually, with 60,000 of them receiving inpatient care. With more than 10,300 employees from over 80 nations the University Hospital of Cologne is one of the largest employers in Cologne and ranks among the leading university clinics in Germany.
The 1st Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, at the University Hospital Cologne is seeking applications for a
PhD-candidate position (65%)
antibiotic drug discovery and bacterial pathogenesis
to be employed under a limited-time until 31.12.2018 (WissZeitVG). The position is to be filled immediately.
Our Laboratory for Bacterial Pathogenesis and Antibiotic Drug Discovery will exploit drug screening approaches to understand host-pathogen interactions and virulence mechanism with a strong focus on therapeutic interventions.
Your responsibilities will include:
The appointee will apply a wide range of techniques in the field of molecular and cellular biology, antibiotic drug discovery, high throughput-screening and target identification.
Minimum qualifications:
The highly motivated candidate should have a strong background in microbiology/molecular biology. Skills in handling of BSL3 pathogens such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis are recommended but not mandatory. A good working knowledge of English is required.
Your salary will be based on TV-L E13 (65%).
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.
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
We prefer online applications, but you also have the opportunity to apply via regular mail until 29. February 2016 quoting the reference number e040 to
Uniklinik Köln
Klinik I für Innere Medizin
Hämatologie, Onkologie, klinische Infektiologie und Immunologie
Dr. Dr. Jan Rybniker
Ausschreibungsnummer e040
50924 Köln
Send application to
Please address telephone enquiries to Dr. Dr. Jan Rybniker ( at +49 221 478-88836.
Further information is available on the internet at
While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: e040

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