Hannover Medical School (MHH)

Postdoc HCV Vaccine (f/d/m)

Hannover Medical School

Hannover, Germany

TWINCORE – Centre for Experimental and Clinical Infection Research is looking for the Institute of Experimental Virology (Prof. Dr. Thomas Pietschmann) starting on 1 July 2020, limited for 3 years.

Your duties
- Deep sequencing of virus populations from human blood samples.
- Perform standard procedures in molecular biology and cloning techniques, including CDNA library generation.
- Cell culture work including FACS sorting of cell populations.
- Conducting experiments on virus infection and virus neutralization.
- Vaccine studies in mouse models and in humanized mice.
- Analysis of humoral and cellular immunity required.

Your requirements
- Degree in Life Science, Human- or Veterinary Medicine.
- Promotion in the field of Virology, Immunology or Vaccinology.
- Experiences with and willingness to carry out animal experiments as well as FELASA B certificate (Function A, C, D) according to RL 2010/63/EU: or similar.
- Knowledge in B-cell biology, B-cell repertoire analysis and NGS-procedures are of advantage.
- Expertise in the area of RNA viruses is desirable.

What we offer
Challenging and multidisciplinary tasks in a cooperative and diverse team.
A limited full-time position of 3 years (38.5 hours per week) with the possibility of extension. Payment according to TV-Land (Federal rates of pay for public sector employees).
A collegial training on the job as well as a detailed advanced education training program is available. Furthermore, several possibilities for personal development and a comprehensive health program for employees are available. In addition, support for families and a child care center with emergency support outside opening hours is available.
Beyond that, we can offer the usual social benefits of the Public Service.

The MHH is certified as family-friendly university and stands for the promotion of women in the professional life. Applications of women are particularly welcome. Severely disabled applicants with equal qualifications are given preferential consideration.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.