as soon as possible
Full-time; initially limited to 3 years (third-party funded project)
Your salary will be based on TV-L

» Your tasks

  • Conduction and coordination of basic scientific experiments in the field of ocular GVHD
  • Planning of scientific strategies, writing research manuscripts and grant applications
  • Supervision and support of participating scientists and doctoral students
  • Cooperation with basic scientific research institutions and industrial partners in the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic measures

» Your Profile

  • Successfully completed studies of biology, immunology or a comparable scientific/technical course of studies with doctorate in a direct field of hematopoetic stem cell/transplantation-biology/oncology
  • Advanced experience with animal experiments
  • Advanced experience in immunological technologies (bone marrow transplantation, adoptive cell transfers, flow-cytometry)
  • Profound experience with SPSS, FlowJo
  • FELASA-course (or equivalent)

» Our Offer

  • Working within a leading international and multidisciplinary team with strong translational perspective in an institution ranked among the top 100 hospitals in the world and top 10 in Germany.
  • Participation and influencing leading research in the field of ocular GVHD
  • Development opportunities as principal investigator in the field of translational ophthalmology with all options for career opportunities in academic research and industry
  • You can expect a secure job in an excellent, innovative environment – company pension scheme and regular working hours included.
  • Job and family in harmony: whether full-time or part-time, with or without children – with numerous support offers, we can find the right path together.
  • Team spirit: You will be welcomed with open arms by an interdisciplinary team that values mutual appreciation and willingness to help.
  • Strong prospects: We offer you extensive further training opportunities including our integrated research training group “Eye and Inflammation” (EI) – so you can grow beyond yourself and set your sights on new goals.
  • National and international networks and collaborations: Within this CRC you will have ample opportunities to form and shape your own network.

» Your future with us

Working at the University Hospital of Cologne and the Faculty of Medicine means helping to shape the future - the future of medicine, the future of patients and, of course, your own future. You benefit from over 60 clinics and institutes as well as numerous other departments and facilities and more than 12,000 jobs. The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Cologne and the University Hospital of Cologne take on important social tasks in research, teaching and patient care. A close network with many university and non-university partners guarantees internationally successful science and the excellent education of our students.

» Your future in detail

The respective translational project is part of the German Research Foundation funded Collaborative Research Consortium CRC1607: Towards immunomodulatory and anti(lymph)angiogenic therapies against age-related blinding eye disease and is led by Prof. Philipp Steven (Dpt. I of Internal Medicine and Dpt. of Ophthalmology) and Prof. Manolis Pasparakis (Institut of Genetics, CECAD Research Cluster).

Applications from women are expressly encouraged and will be given priority in the event of equal suitability, qualifications and professional performance.

People with disabilities are welcome and will be given preference if they have the same aptitude and qualifications.

The work area is generally suitable for part-time employees.

Professor Dr. Philipp Steven
+49 221 478-97790
Application deadline: 09.06.2024
Universitätsklinikum Köln AöR
Geschäftsbereich Personal
Job-ID: 00004531
50937 Köln