University Hospital of Cologne

Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/x)

University Hospital of Cologne

Cologne, Germany

Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/x)

As a modern maximum-care hospital with a capacity of approximately 1,540 beds, the University Hospital of Cologne is dedicated to the practice of innovative academic medical excellence. 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.

As part of a recently funded DFG third-party project the German Hodgkin Study Group (GHSG) is currently seeking applications for a full-time

Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/x)

The position will initially be limited to a two-year contract (third-party funded project).

The German Hodgkin Study Group (GHSG), chaired by Prof. Dr. med. A. Engert, is the world’s leading research group in the field of Hodgkin lymphoma. The results of our multicentre clinical trials have been instrumental in continuously improving the prognosis of patients with Hodgkin lymphoma for nearly 30 years. Organizationally, we are part of the Department I for Internal Medicine of the University of Cologne. The GHSG laboratory, headed by Dr. Sven Borchmann, is active in translational research in the field of Hodgkin lymphoma. Major parts of the research program focus on liquid biopsies and minimal residual disease diagnostics.

Your responsibilities will include:

Conduct research of significant scientific value
Publish in peer-reviewed, scientific, high-impact journals
Submit applications for grants for funding of research projects
Foster new international collaborations with academic and industry partners

Minimum qualifications:

Ph.D., MD. or equivalent
Experience and related publications in one or more relevant areas (e.g., liquid biopsies, cancer genomics, lymphoma research)
Excellent communication skills
Strong team spirit
High motivation to solve complex problems creatively and independently

We offer:

Be part of a globally leading lymphoma research group
Work in an international, multidisciplinary and innovative environment
Ample opportunity for high-profile publications and shaping your scientific career
Numerous collaborations within academia and with industry

Your salary will be based on TV-L.

Applications from female candidates are expressly welcome and will be given priority in the event of equal suitability, competence and professional performance.

People with disabilities are welcome to apply and will be treated preferentially in the event of equal suitability and qualification.

The position is suitable for staffing with part-time employees.

Please address telephone enquiries to Dr. Sven Borchmann at +49 221 478-96815.

Further information is available here

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 by 3 November 2019 quoting the reference number V000001436 to

Uniklinik Köln

German Hodgkin Study Group

Dr. Sven Borchmann

Ausschreibungsnummer V000001436

50924 Köln

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: V000001436