Doctoral fellow in Stem Cell Research, Institut for Neurophysiology
The Institute for Neurophysiology at the Uniklinik Köln is seeking applications for a part-time
Doctoral fellow in Stem Cell Research
to be employed under a limited-time contract from February 1st, 2016 to December 31st, 2016.
The Institute for Neurophysiology is one of the leading Institutions in the field of stem cell research in Germany and is regarded as one of the Centres of excellence in stem cell research in Europe. Different groups at the Institute are focusing their research on understanding cellular, molecular and genetic properties of pluripotent stem cells and their differentiated derivatives, such as cardiac myocytes, neural cells and smooth muscle cells. The major interest is on exploring the utility of these cells as human cell based test systems for developmental toxicology and disease modelling. Special focus is given to translational research in the field of cardiac regeneration in small and large animal models of heart infarction. The current position is available for a highly motivated and creative scientist to study the inherited heart diseases using in vitro models based on human induced pluripotent stem cells.
Your responsibilities will include:
- planning, carrying out and documenting experimental work,
- collection, analysis and critical interpretation of research results,
- preparation of periodic progress reports and publications,
- coordination of the project with other team members and cooperation partners.
- master degree in molecular and cellular biology and/or medicine,
- strong theoretical and technical expertise in stem cell biology, especially in reprogramming and molecular cardiology
- proven ability to plan and carry out the experiments independently,
- ability to work in a team,
- excellent verbal and written communication skills,
- the successful candidate must be fluent in spoken and written English.
Your salary will be based on TV-L.
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.
We prefer online applications, but you also have the opportunity to apply via regular mail by January 3rd, 2016 quoting the reference number e397 to
Institute for Neurophysiology
Dr. Dr. Tomo Saric
Reference Number: e397
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Further information is available on the internet at http://www.uni-koeln.de/med-fak/physiologie/np/
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
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