University Hospital Tübingen (UKT), Uni Tübingen

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University Hospital Tübingen (UKT), Uni Tübingen

Tübingen, Germany

Our group focuses on the role of innate immune cells in organ injury after ischemia contributing to the pathophysiology of diseases such as myocardial ischemia and reperfusion and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Our overall research goal is to develop novel therapeutic strategies for critically ill. As part of the German Universities Excellence Initiative, the University of Tübingen offers a unique environment to achieve this goal.

We are looking for a scientist who will investigate immune cell-cell interactions, hypoxia-signaling, and sterile inflammation using a broad range of in vitro and in vivo models. The candidate should be experienced in cellular biology, mol-biol. techniques (DNA, RNA, protein analysis, flow cytometry, immunochemistry etc.) and at best in animal studies.

As part of a DFG-funded project, the position will be available from January 2020 onwards for a period of three years with the option of extension. The University of Tübingen provides structured support to establish a successful career as an independent scientist. In agreement with current regulations, the position is on the TVL-O-E13 for public employees. We offer remuneration in accordance with TV-L (collective wage agreement for the Public Service of the German Federal States) in addition to all the customary benefits granted to employees working in Public Services. Severely handicapped persons with equal qualifications are given preferential consideration. The University of Tübingen is anxious to increase its quota of female scientific staff, and therefore emphatically requests women to apply for this position. The Administration of the University Hospital is responsible for all employment matters. Personnel appointments will be made pursuant to the fundamental stipulations of the legal statutes for universities in Germany.
Interview expenses are not covered.

To apply, please e-mail a single pdf file that contains 1) letter of 1-2 pages that describes your research interests and experience, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) the names of at least three academic references, including their contact information. Please send your application by e-mail to Michael.koeppen@uni-tuebingen.de

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow