PhD Student (gn) Neuroimmunology

Department of Neurology with Institute of Translational Neurology

The Department of Neurology with Institute of Translational Neurology the University of Münster offers a position limited to 3 years, of a

PhD Student (gn*) Neuroimmunology
Ref.: 06481

German salary grade: E 13 TV-L, 65%

(*gn=gender neutral)

We seek a highly motivated and productive PhD Student to join Professor Jan Lünemann's team within the Department of Neurology with Institute of Translational Neurology the University of Münster. 

The candidate will study the role of autophagy in neuro-inflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis and in experimental animal models (Keller et al., Trends Neurosci 2020). The project is supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and closely associated with a trans-regional Collaborative Research Center CRC128 Multiple Sclerosis (Centers: Münster, Mainz, Munich, Bochum), ensuring high quality research and optimal networking both nationally and internationally.

The position is available from the earliest starting opportunity and is initially limited to 3 years. Funding for an extension is available and extensions will be negotiated depending on the progress of the project.

We expect a strong interest and expertise in immunology. Previous experience in flow cytometry, immunological assays, protein biochemistry, neurobiology and cell biology techniques and/or animal experimentation will be helpful. The applicant should be able to work independently, but also to be a team player and be willing to contribute to the team’s success.

Start of employment: ideally January 1st, 2022.

Please send your application with motivation letter and CV until 03.11.2021 to Personalgewinnung des Universitätsklinikums Münster, Bewerbermanagement, Domagkstraße 5, 48149 Münster or via e-mail (PDF-file, max. 5 MB) to Bewerbung(at)­ukmuenster(dot)­de.

Applications of women are specifically invited. In the case of similar qualifications, competence, and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework of the legal possibilities. Handicapped candidates with equivalent 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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