Postdoctoral Research Associate Position

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position

University Hospital Regensburg

Regensburg, Germany

The University Hospital Regensburg leads the field in research, teaching and patient care. We employ 4600 dedicated colleagues, who provide first-rate medical care for the whole of Eastern Bavaria. We offer cutting-edge medicine, and our top professionals have access to the latest and best equipment. We are committed to the highest level of medical and nursing care for our patients and to a teamwork that respects and values our personnel.

The Department of Internal Medicine I is searching

to fill with immediate effect a


full-time, for at least two years

A postdoctoral research associate position is available for a highly motivated candidate with a background in cancer biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or cell biology to support our research on novel systems to culture and analyze tumor cells.

Main tasks

  • Development of culture systems for human tumor cells
  • Isolation of primary human tumor cells
  • Characterization of molecular biologic processes
  • Investigation of the efficacy of chemotherapeutic drugs
  • Preparation of scientific contributions, articles and grants


  • University degree in the areas of biology, biochemistry, life sciences or in equivalent subjects
  • Finished doctorate (PhD)
  • Extensive experience in the cell culture of cell lines and primary human cells
  • Experience in molecular and cellular biology techniques
  • The capacity for the independent writing of scientific articles and reports
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English
  • Meticulous work method in documenting and tracing reagents and experimental results
  • Supervision of personnel in coordination with other group members

We offer

Involvement in a highly motivated interdisciplinary team
Independent and varied work participation in challenging scientific projects
The position is remunerated relying on the TV-L salary scale (EG 13, 100%)

Preference will be given to disabled applicants with equal qualifications (please, indicate disablement in your application).

Please send applications by November 15, 2018, to

University Hospital Regensburg
Department of Internal Medicine I
PD. Dr. Karsten Gülow, Forschungsleiter
93042 Regensburg

For further information please contact
Sabrina Hetz
T: +49 941 944-7003


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Postdoctoral Research Associate Position