Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d), Faculty of Medicine

At our Munich hub at ‘Business Campus Munich, Garching-Hochbrück’, the Research Group Molecular Cell Biology (Prof. Dr. Kerstin Stemmer) of the Institute for Theoretical Medicine, University of Augsburg invites applications for a

Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d)
100%, pay grade 13 TV-L,
to be filled as soon as possible

The initial contract will run for three years (with options for extension). This position can be varied as part-time employment, provided that job sharing ensures the full-time performance of the tasks.

We look for highly motivated and enthusiastic candidates who would like to explore the role of extracellular vesicles in metabolic diseases.

Your future tasks:

  • You will explore the functional role and diagnostic potential of extracellular vesicles in vitro and in vivo
  • You will utilize state-of-the-art techniques such as proteomics or snRNAseq
  • You aim to publish in leading international journals
  • You aim at pursuing an academic career that includes teaching of undergraduate and graduate students

Your qualifications:

  • PhD in Biology, Biochemistry, Life Science, Nutritional Science or Medicine
  • Strong knowledge of standard molecular, cell biology and biochemical methods
  • A strong interest in metabolism research and extracellular vesicles
  • Certificates such as FELASA-B and the willingness to work with murine models and human specimens.
  • Expertise in, or willingness to learn R, Python, Perseus or related for the analysis of proteomics and NGS data
  • Excellent English language skills are required, and some knowledge in German is of advantage

We offer:

  • A dynamic atmosphere with international focus
  • Opportunities for career development in national and international research projects
  • State-of-the-art technology platforms at the Institute for Theoretical Medicine
  • Reconciliation between work and private life with flexible working time models
  • Additional trainings in university didactics, management and communication for a postgraduate qualification (Habilitation) will be supported.

The University of Augsburg promotes the professional equality of women. Female candidates are explicitly invited to submit their application. The University of Augsburg stands up for compatibility of family and professional life. For more information, please contact the woman’s representative office. Severely disabled applicants are given preferential consideration in the event of equal qualification.

How to apply

Please send your application including cover letter, full curriculum vitae and relevant certificates as a single PDF-file until

January 30th 2022

to Katja Ewers:   katja.ewers@med.uni-augsburg.de

The announcements and other current information about the medical faculty can be found on the Internet https://www.uni-augsburg.de/de/fakultaet/med/

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