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Postdoctoral Position - Germany  

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Posted on : 26 June 2017

Project Description

  • Our institute is one of the leading research institutes within the fields of biochemistry, cell- and structural biology, and bio medicine. 
  • With its eight scientific departments, about 25 research groups, and a staff of around 850 people, the institute is one of the largest institutes within the company Society. 

Our research
  • The  lab has long-standing expertise in investigating CNS-specific autoimmune disease, Multiple Sclerosis. 
  • We study the molecular regulation of T and B lymphocyte responses and their role in physiology and pathophysiology. 
  • We use genetically engineered mice combined with molecular and functional studies to dissect the roles of T and B cell subsets in the pathogenesis of Multiple sclerosis. More recently the lab has embarked on a systematic analysis of how gut microbes control the activation of innate and adaptive immune cells.
  •  These studies will enhance our basic understanding of immune cell functions and create new therapeutic opportunities for the treatment of autoimmune diseases.
  • The available position is related to the study “The regulatory role of B cells in autoimmunity”.
  • The ab’s international team is part of the company of Biochemistry, which provide world-class research facilities, friendly and dynamic working environment. 
  • Our research work has been published in leading journals.

Candidates must have a strong background in B and/or T cell immunology that includes experience in analyzing cell-mediated immune responses in vivo using mouse models. A background in molecular and cell biology including recombinant DNA technology is desired. Candidates with additional experience in proteomics and genomics are especially encouraged to apply.

Our offer
  • The position is available immediately. The salary level will be according to the German wage agreement for the public service (TVöD).
  •  The position is fixed term for 2 years with the possibility of an extension.
  • The company Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. 
  • The company  Society is committed to employing more disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply.