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Postdoc in Vascular Research (m/f/x) at HI-MAG Leipzig

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    Helmholtz Zentrum München - Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt
    Medical sciences
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    31/08/2021 09:22 - Europe/Brussels
    Germany › Leipzig
    To be defined


Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts

Starting date:

Thu, 22 Apr 2021

Contract time limit:

Tue, 31 Aug 2021

Job description:

Helmholtz Zentrum München is a research center with the mission to discover personalized medical solutions for the prevention and therapy of environmentally triggered diseases and promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.The Helmholtz Institute for Metabolic, Obesity and Vascular Research (Helmholtz-Institut für Metabolismus-, Adipositas- und Gefäßforschung, HI-MAG) at the University of Leipzig, aims at uncovering the molecular underpinnings of adipose tissue dysfunction to enable precision therapies for obesity and its co-morbidities, like metabolic and vascular disturbances, using a clinical translational approach. The institute is part of the Helmholtz Diabetes Center and closely linked to the metabolic research activities of the Faculty of Medicine Leipzig. Within our group “Applied Vascular Research” we offer a Postdoctoral scientist position. The project aims to uncover the underlying molecular and epigenetic mechanisms of cardiovascular pathology in human samples and swine model using high-throughput single cell techniques (scRNA-seq, scATAC-seq) as well as high-end proteomics and metabolomics techniques. We are looking for a highly motivatedPostdoctoral Scientist in Vascular Research (m/f/x) at HI-MAG Leipzig 100721 full time Leipzig Postdocs Your responsibilities - Single cell experiments using the 10X Genomics Technology for analyzing human and animal tissues- Establishing protocols for human tissue in situ hybridization and imaging- Bioinformatic analysis of bulk NGS and single cell dataYour qualification- PhD in life sciences with a strong background in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry- Experience in NGS transcriptomic and epigenetic methods (RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, DNA methylation, etc.)- Experience in designing and performing single cell experiments with 10X Chromium Technology- Previous experience in handling of human samples is beneficial- Knowledge on bioinformatics analyses, especially of single cell data analyses is beneficial - An excellent publication record- High level of motivation, flexibility and innovative and creative thinking- Excellent command of written and spoken EnglishWhat we offer you goal-orientated professional development compatibility of private life & work flexible working hours, flexitime, without core times 30 days vacation per year in-house health management Elder Care & further consultation offers company pension scheme corporate benefits offer Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agreement for public-sector employees at federal level (TV EntgO Bund). The position is (initially) limited to two years, but under certain circumstances an extension can be arranged.To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.Curious? If you have further questions, please contact Dr. Konstanze Julich-Gruner, 0341 - 97 15373. Your application should include: • Full curriculum vitae • A cover letter expressing research interests, along with a brief summary of your previous projects, including applied techniques • Certificates of university degrees, academic transcripts with grades in each subject • Contact information for at least 2 references Helmholtz Zentrum München Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH) Helmholtz-Institut für Metabolismus-, Adipositas- und Gefäßforschung (HI-MAG) Philipp-Rosenthal-Str. 27 04103 Leipzig Award for excellent gender equality policy for women and men. Helmholtz Zentrum München is particularly committed to promoting professional equality between women and men. It therefore aims to increase the proportion of the underrepresented sex in the respective field. The Helmholtz Zentrum München is part of the Helmholtz Association, Germany's largest scientific organization. Altogether 42.000 people currently work in its 19 scientific-technical and biological-medical research centers. The Association's annual budget amounts to around 5 billion Euros.

This research center is part of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers. With more than 42,000 employees and an annual budget of over € 5 billion, the Helmholtz Association is Germany's largest scientific organisation.

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