Research Assistant (gn)

Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine

We are searching for the working group Synovial Pathology at the Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine in frame of a collaboration project funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) initially limited to 3 years, a

Research Assistant (gn*)
Ref. 05397

Salary according to TV-L E13
Part-Time with 50%

(*gn=gender neutral)

The project BICRA "Drug transport: Responsive bioconjugates for selective and rapid accumulation in inflammatory and degenerative joints (BICRA) - in vitro and in vivo studies" focuses on analyses of the therapeutic effects of biotherapeutics using human samples and murine in vitro and in vivo models for arthritic or degenerative disease according to animal welfare and hygiene regulations.

We offer varied tasks in a pleasant working atmosphere with a dynamic and motivated team with structured training.

On the one hand, your responsibilities include working with our rodent colony and the application of experimental techniques and molecular biological (Western blot, siRNA, real-time PCR, ELISA), histological (preparation of histological preparations, immunocyto and immunohistochemistry) and cell biological methods (cell isolation, mono- and co-cultures, functional assays). On the other hand, we also offer you space for your ideas and commitment.

Your requirements:

  • Completed vocational training as research assistant, also for people returning to work
  • Experience and very good knowledge in handling mice or mouse models of inflammatory or degenerative diseases (FELASA certificate is advantageous)
  • Experience in molecular biological, histological and cell culture techniques
  • Working with our rodent colony, animal experiment certificate is an advantage
  • Independent, reliable and structured working methods with a pronounced awareness of quality
  • Flexibility, high team and communication skills and above-average motivation
  • Ability to independently establish new methods
  • Basic PC and Internet knowledge, experience with EVI/SAP is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of English

For further information, please contact the head of the project Dr. Adelheid Korb-Pap (korba(at)­uni-muenster(dot)­de).

Please send your application including a CV, a letter describing your motivation to work with us and 2 recommendation letters until 15.12.2020 to Personalgewinnung des Universitätsklinikums Münster, Bewerbermanagement, Domagkstraße 5, 48149 Münster or 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.

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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