Postdoc in virology/immunology (Germany) ~

30 de mayo de 2015

Postdoc in virology/immunology (Germany)

At the Institute for Virology of the University of Duisburg-Essen (Campus Essen) one postdoctoral position is available.

We are seeking for candidates with a Ph.D. in virology or immunology and with fundamental interest in biomedicine. Experience in flow cytometry and mouse experiments is required for the position. Start of the project should be in August/September 2015.
Our work is focussed on the interaction of retroviruses with cells of the immune system. The goal is to develop new therapeutic approaches and vaccines against retroviral infections. The experimental model is the infection of mice with the Friend murine leukemia virus. The main focus of the project will be on the function of CD4+ regulatory T cells during retroviral infections. An overview can be found in: Front. Biosci. 12: 1544-1551 (2007) and especially Retrovirology 8: 76 (2011).

The salary is commensurate with TVL E13 and the appointment is for 2 years with possible extension. The interviews with short listed candidates will be held in early July 2015. The successful candidate should have excellent communication skills in English.

Application details:
Interested candidates should fill in the application form on and send it together with the copies of all university degrees in one pdf file only to
Deadline is 15 June 2015.

Prof. Dr. Ulf Dittmer
Institut fĆ¼r Virologie
UniversitƤtsklinikum Essen
UniversitƤt Duisburg-Essen
45122 Essen
Tel: 0201-7233693

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