PhD Student (gn)

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    University Hospital of Muenster (UKM), WWU
    Biological sciences
    Medical sciences
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
    08/07/2020 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
    Germany › Münster


The laboratory for tumor progression and metastasis –Dept. of Medicine A at the University Hospital of Muenster, Germany, is offering at the earliest opportunity limited to 3 years a position of a

PhD Student (gn*)
Ref. 04958
Salary according to TV-L E13
Part Time 65%

(*gn=gender neutral)

to complement our young and highly motivated research group. In the context of translational oncology it is our aim to improve our understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying tumor progression and metastasis. At the same time, it is important to us to translate our findings to diagnostic and/or therapeutic improvements for our patients. The specific PhD project is focused on investigating and unraveling the molecular mechanisms of the biogenesis of extracellular vesicles, their role in the tumor microenvironment and their use as cancer biomarkers.

More information is available in our recent publications (Menck et al, 2013, Oncotarget; Menck et al, 2015, J Mol Cell Biol; Menck et al, 2017, J Extracell Vesicles) as well as our homepage https://www.ukm.de/index.php?id=11701.

We are looking for:
- strong interest in basic and translational research
- successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in biology, biochemistry, molecular medicine or an equivalent discipline
- research experience in cell culture, protein biochemistry, molecular and cell biology
flexibility, independence and ability to work in a team
- excellent English writing and communication skills

We offer:
- a research infrastructure on the highest level
- a stimulating multidisciplinary and international research environment
participation in numerous seminars within the field of translational cancer biology
intensive mentoring and support for your scientific career

Please send your application including a CV, a letter describing your motivation to work with us and 2 recommendation letters until 08.07.2020 mentioning the reference number to Personalgewinnung des Universitätsklinikums Münster, Bewerbermanagement, Domagkstraße 5, 48149 Münster or electronically to bewerbung(at)­ukmuenster(dot)­de.

Applications from female candidates are particularly encouraged. In the case of equal qualifications, competence and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework of the legal possibilities unless reasons specific to an individual male candidate predominate. Handicapped candidates with equal qualifications will be given preference.

The University Hospital of Münster is one of the leading hospitals in Germany. Such a position cannot be achieved by size and medical successes alone. The individual commitment counts above all. We need your commitment so that even with little things we can achieve great things for our patients. There are many possibilities open for you so that you may develop with them.

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