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Funded PhD positions; in DNA damage response in lymphocyte development; at University Medical Center Ulm; in Germany

With more than 25 departments and 13 institutes (1,150 beds), the University Medical Center Ulm is a leading health care provider in southwest germany. We provide inpatient treatment to about 44,000 patients each year. Our outpatient cases amount to approximately 60,000. We attach great importance to qualified employees who ensure extremely high quality in the treatment of our patients by the use of the latest scientific knowledge and who enjoy their work.

Instantly, we are looking for a student (65%) (m/f)  DNA damage response in lymphocyte development               

One pre-doctoral position is available at Ulm University, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Immunology and Stem Cell Transplantation from November 1st 2017. The position is part of a DFG grant and funded for 3 years.

                Your tasks:         

The research project in the field of immunology focuses on the role of DNA damage and DNA repair in early lymphocyte development. This will be investigated on human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) that are generated from human fibroblast cell lines, and differentiated into somatic cells in vitro.

Your profile:     

  • Master degree in Biology, Molecular Medicine, Biochemistry or related fields
  • Strong interest in immunology and stem cell biology
  • Experience in cell culture and flow cytometry is advantageous •



                We offer:

  • Salary according to TV-L
  • National and international cooperation
  • Opportunity to attend international conferences
  • Very good scientific Environment
  • Supportive supervision and highly motivated, friendly group •


Are you interested?      

Please e-mail your application (in German or English) to:


Universitätsklinikum Ulm

Klinik für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin

Bereich Stammzelltransplantation

Eythstraße 24

89075 Ulm


Contract type:  limited                   Level of employment:  65%


Reference-code  106529                               Application deadline:  30.09.2017


Employment takes place through the administration department of the University Medical Center Ulm, which acts in the name and on behalf of the federal state of Baden-Württemberg. Handicapped people with equal qualifications will be employed preferentially.


Deadline: September 30, 2017

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