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PhD – Lung Pathogenesis Research

(We are targeting applicants of all genders)
Part time 65% | limited (30.06.2026) | Announcement number: 232-2023
We are seeking a motivated PhD student/research assistant to join our team at the Institute for Medical Virology , starting from July 1st 2023. The laboratory is part of the Institute for Medical Virology. The position is established into the Lung Research Group under the leadership of Dr. med. Sinem Koc-Günel. The focus of the group is cell-based 2D/3D lung models and viral lung infections. You will be working in an interdisciplinary research environment and international network, using innovative techniques such as cell reprogramming (induced pluripotent stem cells), cell differentiation and organoid work.

Porject description

Building, optimizing and functionally analyzing 2D/3D cell-based models of the lung
IPSC (induced pluripotent stem cells) work and differentiation
Working with Coronaviruses / Influenza A (S2/3 Level)
Coordination of project tasks (planning and conducting experiments, writing protocols/manuscripts)

We expect

Masters`s degree in Life sciences (biology / cell biology / molecular biology / virology / immunology)
Solid background in cell culturing and molecular biology
Highly motivated, passionate, well-organized and team oriented candidate
Research experience in lung research and/or RNA-sequencing and bioinformatics analysis is considered a plus
Fluent in English (oral and written)
Due to legal regulation, a valid proof of measles immunity / measles vaccination is required.

What we offer:

Collective agreement: In addition to an attractive salary based on a collective agreement (65% E13) with an annual special payment, you benefit from long-term security through company pension schemes

Mobility: Free public transport in all Hessen (Free State Ticket Hessen)

Campus: Our attractive university hospital campus offers a modern cafeteria, various cafes, and opportunities to rest in numerous green spaces

Work-Life-Balance: We offer childcare in our daycare center (more information can be found here), child care during holidays, and many attractive offers for health promotion

Professional development: Internal and external training for your professional development

Women are underrepresented in these positions at the University Hospital Frankfurt. Applications from women are therefore particularly welcome. Disabled applicants are preferred if they have the same personal and professional qualifications.

Join our team!

Use the time until April 15, 2023 to apply. Please state the announcement number, a possible starting time and your salary expectations. For further information, please contact Dr. Sinem Koc-Günel ( Sinem.Koc-Guenel@kgu.de ).

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