Postdoc - Stemcells, Regenerative Biology & Medicine (f/m/d)

Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health (HMGU)

München, Germany

Work group:

Institute of Lung Biology

Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts

Starting date:


Contract time limit:


Job description:

As German Research Center for Environmental Health, Helmholtz Zentrum München pursues the goal of developing personalized medical approaches for the prevention and therapy of major common diseases such as diabetes mellitus, allergies and lung diseases. To achieve this, it investigates the interaction of genetics, environmental factors and lifestyle.

The lab is located at the newly built institute for Lung Biology and Disease (iLBD), Comprehensive Pneumology Center, and provides a creative and interdisciplinary environment. 

We are looking for a highly motivated

Postdoc – Stemcells, Regenerative Biology & Medicine (f/m/d)

Your mission

The laboratory of Yuval Rinkevich PhD is looking for a motivated individual wishing to identify fundamental cellular and molecular principles of tissue/organ regeneration, and develop a knowledge basis for therapeutic strategies in clinical use.
You will explore how tissues/organs regenerate following injury and at multiple levels of biological organization, from the level of whole organisms to the level of single cells.
What underlies the basis for the diversities of regeneration outcomes between different developmental stages and different organs and organ surfaces?

Your field of research and techniques

Multicolour ‘Rainbow’ and Tetrachimera mouse modelsSurgery models in rodentsFlow cytometryCell & molecular biology approaches Microscopy (Multiphoton, 3-D)State-of-the-art mouse genetics                                                                              

Your qualifications

Interested candidates should ideally have a background (PhD) in either:

cell/molecular biologyimmunologyvirologystem cell biologydevelopmental biology

You are familiar with:

standard techniques of molecular biology and/orstandard techniques of cell biology

What we offer you

A challenging and versatile field of work providing you with the freedom to follow your instinct and be creative. With the help of extensive and goal-orientated professional development measures and career-building programmes we encourage you to grow as a person. To ensure a good work/life balance we assist you with flexible working hours, in-house health management, a nursery, and an “Elder Care” concept as well as other consultation and support options.

Munich, with its numerous lakes and its vicinity to the Alps, is considered to be one of the cities with the best quality of life worldwide. With its first-class universities and research institutes it offers an intellectually stimulating environment.

Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agreement for public-sector employees at federal level (TV EntgO Bund).

The position is (initially) limited to two years, but under certain circumstances an extension can be arranged.

The activity involves special knowledge and experience specific to own scientific skills.

As a holder of the Total E-Quality Award, we promote equality of opportunity. To increase the share of women in management positions we very much welcome the respective applications. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.

Curious? If you have further questions, simply contact  Sandra Schiener on 089 3187-43060, who will be happy to be of assistance.

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application including your updated CV and contact information (email, address, telephone number), short summaries of your research interests and major accomplishments, as well as names and contact information (email, address, and telephone number) of three references.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 2019/0403