Postdoctoral fellow in a leading position

The research group “Cellular immunity in inflammation and cancer” (AG Weber) at the Translational Research Center, Department of Surgery, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, together with our industrial collaborator recently started a project for immune-phenotyping of human gastrointestinal cancer disease.  We are looking for a highly motivated, ambitious postdoctoral fellow with excellent  expertise in tumor immunology to pursue and lead this research project in a translational setting. The successful candidate will establish in vitro and ex vivo techniques, will perform state-of-the-art immunological analysis and will design innovative concepts for a precise immunological phenotyping and mechanistic analysis of gastrointestinal cancer disease. The qualified applicant will publish scientific results in high-ranking journals and present the results at international conferences. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the supervision of PhD students, Master students, and will fill a leading position in our lab.

Payment: TV-L E13 100%
Start: 01.04.2016 (limited for 3 years)

Your profile:
  • Applicants should hold a PhD in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, immunology, or a related field, and have a track record of excellent first-author publications
  • Excellent expertise in state-of-the-art immunological techniques including FACS analysis and sorting, molecular and cellular biology, in vitro experiments and ex vivo analysis, ELISA, Western, Microarray, NGS, cell cycle and proliferation assays
  • Profound knowledge of cancer biology, excellent communication skills, and proficiency in English are mandatory
We offer:
  • Arranging for flexible working hours to find a balance between work and family life
  • Interesting research field
  • International research community
  • Providing for the future in the form of a company pension plan FAU is an equal opportunities and family-friendly employer and is also responsive to the needs of dual career couples. In order to increase the number of woman in leading positions, we specifically encourage women to apply.
We look forward to receiving your application including a CV with publications, cover letter, certificates, expected availability date, and 2-3 references, until February 28th, 2016. Please submit your documents by mail or via email (in one single PDF document) to:
Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, AG Weber, Julia Dollinger, Translational Research Center, Schwabachanlage 12, 91054 Erlangen or
How to apply:
by mail or email
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Universitätsklinikum Erlangen
Chirurgische Klinik (AG Weber)
Julia Dollinger
Schwabachanlage 12
91054 Erlangen
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