PhD Student (gn)

Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine

The Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine at the University Hospital Münster (Germany), has an opening limited to 3 years at the earliest possible date for a

PhD Student (gn*)
Reference number 06610

Salary according to TV-L E13, 65%


(*gn = gender neutral)

This position is tied to working towards a doctoral degree.

Our group studies the mechanisms of neutrophil activation and recruitment in mouse models of inflammation. These studies will utilize various techniques in cell biology, molecular biology and biochemistry, including intravital microscopy studies on neutrophil rolling and adhesion in mice, flow cytometry, flow chamber assays, immunofluorescence microscopy, protein-protein interaction, retroviral transfection of bone marrow cells, and generation of bone marrow chimeras.

This position will be in the lab of the working group Margraf/Zarbock. The group is committed to the applicant’s career development by creating an exciting and dynamic research environment with state-of-the-art technologies, encouraging the preparation of research papers, scientific networking through collaborative research networks (KFO342, CRC1009, CRC1450, Cells in Motion Interfaculty Center) and the participation at (inter)national meetings. Weekly joint lab meeting with scientists from various laboratories and a good international network of collaborators provides a unique opportunity to exchange ideas. The applicant is expected to have a fundamental knowledge in biochemistry and molecular biology, has to be highly motivated, and willing to perform animal studies. Experience in working with mice would be a plus.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Nicole Finocchiaro (Nicole.finocchiaro(at)­uni-muenster(dot)­de).

Please send applications including a cover letter with a brief statement of research experience, research interests and career goals, a CV with education certificates and grades as well as contact information of two possible referees (address, phone number, email).as a single PDF-file (max. 5 MB) with the reference number until 15.12.2021 via email 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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