PhD student (f/m/div)

University Medicine Rostock ( is the maximum care hospital in the region of Rostock – Germany, a growth region with great potential.

The Department of Cell Biology at the Rostock University Medical Center is offering a position for a

PhD student (f/m/div)
Advertisement number: 61 O/2020
(pending budgetary approval)

We are seeking a highly qualified, enthusiastic student holding a M.Sc. or equivalent degree with a suitable background in life sciences especially in cell and molecular biology. Applicants must be fully proficient in English. The planned start of the contract is in March or as soon as possible for 2.5 years (salary according to 65% of TV-L13).

You will work in an interdisciplinary collaboration project with industrial partners and experimental and clinical research groups.

Activities and responsibilities

About the projectRegenerative medicine uses the regenerative potential of the body's own cells to replace damaged tissues or damaged organ parts. However, the current technical requirements are restricted due to the technical requirements and missing clinical data. This was the motivation for this cooperation project. The aim of this project is to develop innovative technologies for the modulation and clinical application of tissues and cells of human adipose tissue for the treatment of chronic wounds.

This project is funded by the Federal State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and the European Union and is in close cooperation with an industrial partner.

Qualification profile

  • excellent scientific degree in biology, biotechnology, biochemistry or similar
  • experiences in cell and molecular biological methods as well as microscopy is beneficial; prior experience with stem cells is advantageous but not essential
  • enjoyment of interdisciplinary and experimental work
  • high personal commitment, time flexibility, creativity and enjoyment of working in a team
  • strong communication skills (English, oral and writing)
  • IT knowledge (MS Office, DNA Star, SAP, Typo3, Mendeley)

We offer

  • interdisciplinary work in an excellent, dedicated team and collaboration with experimental and clinical groups
  • individual support and scientific qualification (e.g. workshops, participation on international and national congresses)
  • reconciliation of family and work life
  • use of a job ticket

Send application to

Please send your complete application with the above mentioned reference number as soon as possible but not later than 20.04.2020 to Universitätsmedizin Rostock, Personalabteilung, Postfach 10 08 88, 18055 Rostock, Germany or by e mail as a single PDF to
The University of Rostock is an equal opportunity employer. To increase the number of women in research and teaching, female applicants are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities will be favored if they are equally qualified. According to the regulations of the Federal State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern the cost of an application cannot be reimbursed.

For further information please contact:
PD Dr. Kirsten Peters
Phone: +49-381 494 7757

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: 61 O/2020

About Universitätsmedizin Rostock

Die Universitätsmedizin Rostock ist der Maximalversorger für die Region. Im Gegensatz zu anderen Landesteilen in MV oder Regionen in der Bundesrepublik stehen die demografischen und wirtschaftlichen Zeichen für die Zukunft auf Wachstum. Diesen Anforderungen stellen wir uns – mit Spitzenmedizin von Kopf bis Fuß, die sich im internationalen Vergleich behaupten kann.Mit moderner Technologie und...
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