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Post-Doc (m/f/d) in experimental Rheumatology / Immunology

Employer
Universitätsklinikum Bonn
Location
Germany (DE)
Salary
TV-L EG13
Closing date
25 Aug 2024

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Discipline
Biomedicine
Job Type
Postdoctoral
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Fixed term
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Hospital

The University Hospital Bonn (UKB) is a maximum care hospital with more than 1,300 beds. Our more than 9,000 employees take on tasks in research, teaching and patient care as well as in public health at the highest level. In the science ranking (LOMV) and in the economic result, the UKB is number 1 of the university hospitals in NRW and in 2021 had the third highest case mix index of the university hospitals in Germany.

Post-Doc (m/f/d) in experimental Rheumatology / Immunology

The research group  „TARRAGON - Translational Rheumatological Research Group Bonn”  headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr.med. MUDr. Valentin S. Schäfer who is the Head of the Department of Rheumatology at the Clinic of Internal Medicine III at the University Hospital Bonn, Germany is looking for a post-doctoral researcher. The project will be centered around the identification of molecular patho-mechanisms underlying rheumatic and other inflammatory diseases that present in the associated clinics. Furthermore, the group aims at developing biomarkers and new in vivo disease models to test potential therapeutic interventions. The project is a joined-venture with the Department for Nucleic Acid Immunity & Genome Defense headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Rayk Behrendt at the University Hospital Bonn. 
We are looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented scientist with a genuine interest in immunology and rheumatic diseases holding a first-class PhD the areas of immunology, biomedicine, molecular biology, biochemistry or cell biology and at least one peer-reviewed publication as a lead author. Handling of laboratory mice may be required for the project. 
Both research groups are located on the vivid medical campus that provides instant access to high-end technology platforms of the Immunosensation2 Cluster of Excellence. The groups have state of the art laboratories in the Biomedical Center II (BMZII) and are tightly connected to clinical departments enabling integrative resreach using cell culture models, model organisms and primary patient material to achieve high translational impact of their research. 

We offer: 

•    Responsible and versatile: a job with a lot of creative freedom in a collegial team
•    Secure in the future: fee according to TV-L EG13
•    Flexible for families: flexible working time models, the option of a place in the company day-care center and offers for those returning from parental leave
•    Provision for later: company pension scheme
•    Clever to work: Possibility of an interest-free loan to buy an e-bike
•    Tailor-made education: Subsidized further education and training
•    Systematic start: Structured induction
•    Healthy at work: Numerous health promotion offers, free membership in UKBfit
•    Employer benefits: preferential offers for employees (corporate benefits)

We are committed to diversity and equal opportunities. Our goal is to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are underrepresented and to particularly promote their careers. We therefore urge relevantly qualified women to apply. Applications are treated in accordance with the State Equal Opportunities Act. Applications from suitable people with proven severe disabilities and those of equal status are particularly welcome.
Applicants should send their application in a single pdf-file including a one (!) page cover letter, CV, scanned academic degrees and contact details of two references. More information on science, projects and project leaders will be provided during the recruitment process. 


All participating institutions are equal opportunity employers and female and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary will be according to the German salary scale TV-L EG13 (100%, 40h/wk). The appointment is initially for three years. 


Please send your application by July 30th to:


Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. MUDr. Valentin S. Schäfer
Head of the Department of Rheumatology
Medical Clinic and Polyclinic III
University Hospital Bonn
Venusberg Campus 1
53127 Bonn
Secretary
Tel.: +49 228-287-17016
Email: bettina.wuebben@ukbonn.de

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