PhD student - Immunoregulation of Inflammation in Allergy and Infection

The University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein is one of the largest university hospitals in Europe with more than 80 clinics and institutes. It offers outstanding medical treatment and excellence in research and education with nearly 12,500 employees, 2,600 patient beds and more than 100,000 hospitalized patients, 240,000 outpatient cases and in excess of
3,000 births a year. We provide top research at the interface of medicine, science and technology and maintain research co-operations with universities all over the world.

The University of Lübeck is a modern Life-Science University with academic programs including Medicine, Informatics, Medical Informatics, Molecular Life Science, Infection Biology, Nutritional Medicine, Mathematics in Medicine and Life Science, Psychology, Nursing and Medical Engineering.

Within the medical section the International Research Training Group 1911
“Immunoregulation of Inflammation in Allergy and Infection“ funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) offers a structured international 3 years doctoral program. The program is organized by the University of Lübeck, the Leibniz Research Center Borstel, the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and promotes systematic research cooperation between the German and the US institutions allowing expeditious research-related qualification of doctoral researchers. 

We are looking for professional and competent support as early as possible.

Activities and responsibilities

You will work in a project focusing on the role of complement-mediated regulation of pulmonary dendritic cells in allergic asthma. The research project is supplemented by a structured qualification and cross-border supervisory concept with defined training modules integrating student exchanges between the German and the US partner institutions. The qualification concept comprises an IRTG-specific seminar that integrates visiting researchers, jointly held courses, a yearly retreat, an international symposium, a mandatory 6 -12 months lab visit of the US partner lab and individualized educational as well as mentoring programs. This framework is designed to convey skills to the doctoral researchers that qualify for the domestic and the international job market within a period of three years.

Qualification profile

We are looking for highly motivated and qualified candidates with strong interest and background in immunology. Requirements include a master degree (or equivalent) with excellent grades in biology, biochemistry or related sciences. Solid command of the English language is essential.

Benefits

The position is initially limited until May 31, 2022. Weekly working time is 65% of a full-time position (currently 25,00 hours per week). Working part-time is possible. Salary will be, depending on qualifications, according to the German salary scale E13 TV-L.
The UKSH has been certified as a family-friendly institution and is committed to further improve the compatibility of work and family life. The University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

Send application to

IRTG 1911
Frau Dr. Nadine Höft
Institute for Systemic Inflammation Research
Ratzeburger Allee 160
23562 Lübeck

nadine.hoeft@uksh.de

0451 / 500 51402

www.irtg1911.uni-luebeck.de

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The University of Lübeck is a modern Life-Science University with seven academic programs including Medicine, Informatics, Medical Informatics, Molecular Life Science, Infection Biology, Mathematics in Medicine and Life Science and Medical Engineering. Within the medical section the International Research Training Group 1911 “Immunoregulation of Inflammation in Allergy and Infection“ funded...

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