University Hospital of Cologne

Postdoctoral fellow (f/m/x)

University Hospital of Cologne

Cologne, Germany

The University of Cologne offers a wide range of scientific disciplines and internationally leading profile areas organized in six faculties. At the Faculty of Medicine 1.800 scientists are engaged in research, ranging from basic sciences to clinical application, as well as teaching and health care. Together with the University Hospital Cologne the faculty maintains 58 clinics, research institutes and centres. 3.400 students study in this dynamic and innovative environment. The Faculty of Medicine and the University Hospital Cologne are embedded in the scientifically highly active Rhine region. They have strong contacts to and alliances with the surrounding universities and non-university research institutions guaranteeing scientific excellence in research and teaching.

The research group of Prof. Dr. med. Martin Sos (Molecular Pathology, Institute of Pathology and Department of Translational Genomics) is seeking applications for a full-time

Postdoctoral fellow (f/m/x)

within the CRC1399 “Mechanisms of Drug Sensitivity and Resistance in Small Cell Lung Cancer”. This position is available immediately for 24 months (Third-party funding according to WissZeitVG) with a possibility of extension.

The main goal of our research efforts is to provide breakthrough medicine for cancer patients; our projects are centered on the functional understanding of molecular processes that modulate the response to cancer therapies. We employ state-of-the-art gain/loss-of-function experiments, genome and transcriptome sequencing as well as animal experiments to capture the cellular networks that modulate these processes. We combine cutting-edge computational biology methods with innovative molecular cell biology methods in order to make an impact on the development of novel cancer therapies.

Your profile:

  • Doctoral degree in a relevant field (e. g. biology, medicine, bioinformatics)
  • Profound knowledge of cancer cell biology
  • Prior research experience, documented by peer-reviewed publications in a relevant field
  • High degree of excitement and the ability to drive projects independently
  • Team spirit as well as excellent communication skills

We offer:

  • A multidisciplinary and innovative research environment
  • Intensive mentoring and support for your scientific career
  • Multiple interactions with global leaders, both from academia and industry
  • Participation in numerous seminars within the field of translational cancer biology

Our salary will be based on TV-L.

Suitably qualified women will be given preferential consideration unless other applicants clearly demonstrate superior qualifications. We also welcome applications from disabled candidates, who will also be given preferential consideration over other applicants with comparable qualifications. The position is suitable for staffing with part-time employees.

Please address telephone enquiries to Dr. Katia Garbert at +49 221 478-89848.

Further information is available

Have we awakened your interest? Please submit your application (including a detailed CV, list of publications, two references and a brief statement of research interests) here online

We prefer online applications, but you also have the opportunity to apply via regular mail quoting the reference number V000001537 to

Uniklinik Köln
Geschäftsbereich Personal
Ausschreibungsnummer V000001537
50924 Köln

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: V000001537