Ph.D student in natural sciences (male/female)

The Collaborative Research Center Renoprotection (CRC 1365 - Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Pontus Persson, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin)  is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG ) and aims to identify and target common pathways to kidney failure. Our interdisciplinary network involves internists, surgeons, physiologists, pharmacologists, molecular biologists, geneticists, physicists, anatomists, and radiologists. We will perform basic research on isolated cells, tissue preparations, and animal models including yeast, zebrafish, rodents, and genetically engineered swine, and translate the outcomes to patient care. Our vision is to reduce the burden of kidney disease by establishing a comprehensive, interdisciplinary network to foster tailored therapeutic strategies aiming at the shared routes to chronic kidney disease. (

Activities and responsibilities

The candidate will primarily investigate the role of BPGM in renal injury. This includes animal experiments, immunohistochemistry, and detection of renal injury markers.

Qualification profile

• Degree in the field of natural sciences (master, diploma or equivalent)
• Marked interest in basic research
• Experience in life science techniques
• Appreciating interdisciplinary cooperation with national and international cooperation partners
• To value working independently as well as being part of an interdisciplinary research group
• Speaking and writing in English without effort


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Send application to

Martina Wittling
Projektkoordinatorin Sonderforschungsbereich 1365
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Institut für Vegetative Physiologie
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: JV-B01.2

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