Postdoctoral Scientist Position

With more than 25 departments and 13 institutes (1,150 beds), the University Medical Center Ulm is a leading health care provider in southwest germany. We provide inpatient treatment to about 44,000 patients each year. Our outpatient cases amount to approximately 60,000. We attach great importance to qualified employees who ensure extremely high quality in the treatment of our patients by the use of the latest scientific knowledge and who enjoy their work.

The University Medical Center Ulm, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine is offering a
Postdoctoral Scientist Position

in the field of Trauma and Immunoregulation to be filled immediately.
The topic to be investigated is:

"The role of myeloid-derived suppressor cells in "

The project is part of the Collaborative Research Center "Danger Response, Disturbance Factors and Regenerative Potential after Acute Trauma" (SFB 1149) of Ulm University. Our laboratory is interested in the immunoregulatory functions of MDSCs, a population of immature myeloid cells suppressing innate and adaptive immune responses. The project will elucidate on cellular and molecular levels whether and how MDSCs change the immune response after traumatic injuries, such as blunt chest trauma and femur osteotomy. Ultimately, the aim is to determine whether interference with MDSC development is a possible therapeutic option after trauma induction.

Your profile:
PhD degree / master degree in Biology, Molecular Medicine or Biochemistry
Strong interest and experience in cellular immunology
Willingness to perform mouse experiments is essential
Work flexibility and the ability to perform research in a team
Excellent intrapersonal and communication skills in written and spoken English

We offer:
The opportunity to work in a highly motivated and friendly team
Experience in advanced immunological techniques, including multiparameter flow cytometry, T cell immunity, animal models and cell transfer studies
Opportunity to attend international congresses
Salary according to TV-L

Are you interested?

Contact details: Prof. Dr. Gudrun Strauß, Email:
Applications including CV, certificates and contact data of two referees should be emailed as a single PDF until March 31st to Prof. Dr. Gudrun Strauß.

The Position is to be filled at the earliest possible convenience.

Contract type: temporary
Reference-code 105908

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