PhD Student (m/f)

The University Hospital of Münster is one of the leading hospitals in Germany. Such a position cannot be achieved by size and medical successes alone. The individual commitment counts above all. We need your commitment so that even with little things we can achieve great things for our patients. There are many possibilities open for you so that you may develop with them.

A PhD student position is available in the Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy at the University Hospital Münster (Germany) to study the mechanisms of neutrophil activation in mouse models of inflammation.

PhD Student (m/f)
Ref.: 11263

part-time (65%)
Salary according to TV-L E13

These studies will utilize various techniques in cell biology, molecular biology and biochemistry, including intravital microscopy studies on neutrophil rolling and adhesion in mice, flow cytometry, flow chamber assays, immunofluorescence microscopy, protein-protein interaction, retroviral transfection of bone marrow cells, and generation of bone marrow chimeras.

This position will be in the lab of a young Principle Investigator (PI). The PI is committed to the applicants career development by creating an exciting and dynamic research environment with state-of-the-art technologies, encouraging the preparation of research papers and the participation at (inter)national meetings. Weekly joint lab meeting with scientists from various laboratories and a good international network of collaborators provides a unique opportunity to exchange ideas. The applicant is expected to have a fundamental knowledge in biochemistry and molecular biology, has to be highly motivated, and willing to perform animal studies. Experience in working with mice would be a plus.

The employment contract is based on contracts for the civil service (TV-L, Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst der Länder) with 65 % payment at Level TV-L E13 with a duration of 36 months.

The position will be open from July 2016.

Applications from female candidates are particularly encouraged. In the case of equal qualifications, competence and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework of the legal possibilities unless reasons specific to an individual male candidate predominate. Handicapped candidates with equal qualifications will be given preference.

How to apply:
Interested applicants are invited to send (with the applicable position code) a copy of their CV, letter of recommendation, contact information for 2 references (address, phone number, email), and a brief statement of career goals until 29.06.2016.
Kontakt für Bewerbungen
Administration Department of the University Hospital of Münster, Albert-Schweitzer-Campus 1, Building D5, 48149 Münster and also via email to
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