PostDoc in gene edited immunotherapies (f/m/x) Institute for Translational Immune-Oncology - Tenders Global

PostDoc in gene edited immunotherapies (f/m/x) Institute for Translational Immune-Oncology

Uniklinik Köln

Uniklinik Köln

PostDoc in gene edited immunotherapies (f/m/x)

Institute for Translational Immune-Oncology

as soon as possible

full-time; initially limited until December 31, 2026 WissZeitVG as part of a third-party funded project

Your salary will be based on TV-L

Your tasks

We are looking for a motivated scientist to develop immunotherapies against cancer:

  • Create innovative approaches to generate gene-edited cells against cancer
  • Work with human T cells, NK cells, stem cells, myeloid cells
  • Develop in vitro assays and mouse cancer models for preclinical validations
  • Supervise PhD, master and medical students
  • Prepare reports, manuscripts, grants and presentations for conferences
  • Participate in the routine organization and administration of a scientific laboratory

Your Profile

  • The successful candidate should have compeleted advanced studies (Masters, MD, Veterinary or PhD studies) in the bio-medical field
  • Laboratory skills in molecular biology (cloning, gene editing and gene expression analyses)
  • Strong know-how about immunological techniques (FACS, ELISA and cytotoxic assays)
  • Qualifications and experience for handling mice (FELASA B certification or equivalent)
  • Competence in using hardware and software tools for text generation, data analyses and documentation (MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, Prism-Graphpad, flowjo etc.)
  • Excellent English and German communication skills, both spoken and written
  • Team leadership, ability to organize, prioritize, solve problems reliably and efficiently

Our offer

Our Institute will develop and test innovative technologies with a team of talented multidisciplinary scientists in basic, applied and clinical research. We are an international and multidisciplinary Institute with a lifelong learning philosophy. 

University Hospital of Cologne offers a collegial introduction and diverse training and development opportunities. There is also a wide range of family support and a day-care center with emergency childcare. In addition, the usual social services are offered (e. g. Jobticket, Corporate Benefits).

Your future with us

Working at the University Hospital Cologne and the Medical Faculty means helping to shape the future – the future of medicine, of patients and, of course, your own future. You benefit from 59 clinics and institutes as well as numerous other departments and facilities and more than 10,000 jobs. The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Cologne and the University Hospital Cologne assume important social tasks in research, teaching and patient care. A close network with many university and non-university partners guarantees an internationally successful science and the excellent education of our students.

Your future in detail

Our newly created Institute for Translational Immune-Oncology (Director Prof. Renata Stripecke) within the Clinic I for Internal Medicine (Director Prof. Michael Hallek) and at the Cancer Center Cologne Essen (CCCE) will be located in a new cutting-edge research building with outstanding research environment and support. The mission of the Stripecke lab is to develop innovative gene- and cell therapies against cancer from the bench to the bedside. The candidate will be trained to develop an independent scientific project with publications and funding. The Institute will foster interactions with local, national and international academic and biotech network for future career development in immune-oncology.

Applications from female candidates are expressly welcome and will be given priority in the event of equal suitability, competence and professional performance.

People with disabilities are welcome to apply and will be treated preferentially in the event of equal suitability and qualification.

The position is suitable for staffing with part-time employees.

Prof. Renata Stripecke or
Dr. Milita Darguzyte
+49 221 478-51457 or -51430
Application deadline: 15.01.2023  

Postal address:
Universitätsklinikum Köln AöR
Geschäftsbereich Personal
Job-ID: 00003467
50937 Köln

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