UKM Karriere

PhD Students (gn)

Institute of Virology

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.

The Institute of Virology, University Hospital of Münster, Münster, Germany offers a position in the group of Dr. Linda Brunotte, initially limited until 31.01.2023, of two

PhD Students (gn*)
Ref. 04319

Salary according to TV-L E13
Part-Time with 65%

(*gn = gender neutral)

Infections with highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (HPAIV) can lead to severe inflammation, pneumonia and viral sepsis due to cytokine dysregulation during innate and adaptive immune responses. The Institute of Molecular Virology is seeking two highly motivated PhD students to investigate the mechanism underlying this immune hyperactivation during HPAIV infections. The projects involve animal experiments as well as work with primary human lung tissue. The candidates are required to have practical experience in working with mouse models as well as primary tissues and need to have a strong background in RNA virology, immunology and cell biology. In addition, this project requires a high level of self-organisation, discipline and team compatibility. Required computer skills include known office programs and Graph Pad Prism.

We offer these positions in an international team of highly motivated researchers in a multidisciplinary and supportive environment. We closely collaborate with clinicians from the UKM as well as other research teams in Germany. The positions are vacant in the group of Prof. Dr. Stephan Ludwig and Dr. Linda Brunotte at the Institute of Molecular Virology at the ZMBE of the Westfälische Wilhelms-University of Münster.

For further information about the institute, please refer to our website:

Interested applicants are invited to send a letter of motivation with career goals, a copy of their CV, and contact information of 2 references (address, phone number, email) until 18.12.2019 via e-mail 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.



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