Postdoc in leukemia (Germany) ~

4 de septiembre de 2015

Postdoc in leukemia (Germany)

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled PhD candidate with strong interest in leukemia research. The PhD candidate will work in a team of enthusiastic biologists and medical scientists with the aim to identify genetic networks in the regulation of human leukemia stem cell activity.

Molecular biology, cell culture, work with primary patient specimens, xenotransplantation models, in vivo experiments, next-generation-sequencing technology, gene knockdown and overexpression, mice analyses, high-throughput flow cytometry.

Duration: 4 years
•       Doctorate in biology, biochemistry, or medicine
•       Very good experience in the above mentioned methods
•       High motivation to work hard in a competitive research field
•       Rapid understanding and independent analysis of complex datasets
•       Experience in writing of scientific reports and papers
•       Very good knowledge of and experience with graphic programs, statistical software, and online tools (e.g. Illustrator, Lightroom, GraphPadPrism, R, BLAST)
•       Strong communication skills (oral presentations and
•       Experience and high motivation to work with mice and primary patient cells

Advantages for you:
•       A small but highly dedicated team experienced in xenotransplantation and NGS technology where your contribution can have a real impact
•       Exciting and highly needed translational research field where your work can make a difference for patient outcome
•       Access to precious and unique patient material, unique cell banks and clinical databases

If this describes you and your intentions then please send your application ASAP in a single PDF document, consisting of:
•       CV
•       Brief statement of research interests and qualifications
•       contact information of 2 scientists who may write a letter of recommendation.

For further information you may contact:

Dr. med. C. Pabst
Department of Hematology/Oncology
Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
Ernst-Grube-Str. 40
06120 Halle (Saale)
Phone: +49 (0)345-557-3185

Applications from disabled persons will be given preference in filling vacancies within the existing legal provisions if equally qualified.

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