ORGANISATION/COMPANYParis Lodron-University of Salzburg
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciencesMedical sciences
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)Established Researcher (R3)
APPLICATION DEADLINE09/03/2018 22:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONAustria › Salzburg
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/04/2018
The University of Salzburg invites applications for a full time postdoctoral position in the lab of Iris Gratz, PhD.
The “Tissue Immune Regulation” group of Iris Gratz is part of the Department of Molecular Biology, which has a focus on Immunology and Cancer.
Our research group focuses on the role of tissue-resident T cells in health and disease. The candidate will be part of a team working on the regulation of T cell responses in the skin in both animal models and humans, with a special focus on skin-immune interactions. The specific project aims at the elucidation of anti-cancer responses of skin-tropic gd-T cells using a skin-humanized mouse model.
The applicant will be responsible for:
- Performing their own experiments within a research team
- Regular reporting to the sponsoring company (a London-based biotech company)
- Regular communication with international research partners in the UK and USA
We are looking forward to applications from highly motivated and experienced (molecular) biologists / biochemists / bioengineers / or MDs.
Applicants should have excellent spoken and written English, have completed a PhD in Immunology or Skin Biology with a strong expertise in cellular and molecular immunology. Experience in flow cytometry, the analysis of patient material (including human T cells) as well as murine in vivo models would be highly beneficial. Also beneficial will be experience in bioinformatics approaches to study the transcriptome of immune and tissue cells.
We offer a 1.5-year full time postdoctoral position (earliest start: March 2018) with the possibility of 1.5-year-extension in a challenging and well-equipped research environment with excellent research facilities. The salary will be in accordance with the University salary scales for post-doctoral researchers and based on previous work experience (https://www.fwf.ac.at/en/research-funding/personnel-costs/).
For more information please contact Dr. Iris Gratz, Tel.: +43 662 8044-5764
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit an English application including curriculum vitae, list of publications and contact information of two references to:
Iris Gratz, PhD
University of Salzburg
Department of Molecular Biology
EURAXESS offer ID: 279184