Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)

Postdoctoral scientist (m/f/d) in cancer immunology (PhD, MD, pharmacist, veterinarian or equivalent)

Hospital of the University of Munich

Munich, Germany

The Hospital of the University of Munich, Germany, is one of the largest and most competitive university hospitals in Germany and Europe. 48 specialized hospitals, departments and institutions harbouring excellent research and education provide patient care at the highest medical level with approximately 10.000 employees.

The Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik IV, invites applications for a

Postdoctoral scientist (m/f/d) in cancer immunology (PhD, MD, pharmacist, veterinarian or equivalent)

Scope of the project:

We offer an exciting position in the field of tumor immunology in a highly clinically relevant research area. The focus of the group Immunopharmacology (head: Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kobold) is the development of new anti-tumoral immunotherapies. The postdoc will develop a novel strategy for antibody-based therapy of cancer. The project is embedded in the doctoral program i Target (Immunotargeting of Cancer) of the Elite Network of Bavaria ( and in the Marie-Sklodowska Curie Network IMMUTRAIN, funded by the European Union.

The Division of Clinical Pharmacology (director: Prof. Stefan Endres; hosts doctoral students, physicians and postdocs in a young team at an internationally competitive level (Hornung et al. Science 2006; Poeck et al. Nat Med 2008 and Nat Immunol 2010; Hoffmann et al. J Hepatol 2014, Kobold et al., J Natl Cancer Inst 2015a and 2015b, Voigt et al., PNAS 2017). The Division has full training capacities and clearance for the medical board specialities clinical pharmacology and immunology.

We seek:

We are looking for competitive applicants with a doctoral degree (PhD or MD) from Germany or abroad with laboratory experience and a good publication record. Experimental skills and knowledge in immunology, biochemistry and cell biology as well as in vivo-models are desirable. The applicant will also be responsible for supervising doctoral students.

We offer:

Starting from September 1st 2019 we offer a post-doc position for one year with the possibility of extension for two more years. The salary is based on the German public service scale taking into account the candidate’s background and experience (TV-L).

The duration is two years with performance review and possibility of extension. Salary will be based on German public employment guidelines (TV-L). The Ludwig-Maximilians-University is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals of all nationalities, genders, ages, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We give priority to applicants with a disability and essentially equal qualifications. Presentation costs cannot be refunded.

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Please send your application using the reference numbers 2019-PD-01 and 2019-K-0363 via email to:

Klinikum der Universität München
Abteilung für Klinische Pharmakologie
Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik IV
Ms. Dr. Katharina Dennemarck
Lindwurmstrasse 2a
80337 Munich, Germany


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Postdoctoral scientist (m/f/d) in cancer immunology (PhD, MD, pharmacist, veterinarian or equivalent)