The Institute of Experimental Gene Therapy and Cancer Research (IEGT) at Rostock University Medical Center has positions available for a

Postdoc (f/m/d) and/or
PhD student (f/m/d) on Metastasis Signaling and Immunotherapy Resistance Advertisement number: 194 N/2019
(pending budgetary approval)

The Institute ( located at the University of Rostock on the Baltic Sea is an internationally renowned institution known for delivering field-changing mechanistic insights into metastatic cancer research, cancer stem cell-based therapies and cellular reprogramming technologies. IEGT is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and offers excellent opportunities for postdoctoral development and doctoral theses.

IEGT appoints a postdoctoral scientist and a PhD student to work on metastasis and stemness-related signaling, intratumoral heterogeneity and immunotherapy resistance with a particular focus on p53 family transcription factors. The project will concentrate on high-throughput omics to identify molecular alterations in regulatory networks and will apply network and modeling approaches to predict signatures for development of personalized drugs.

The successful candidate will possess a PhD or Master in a relevant discipline and have experience of working with mammalian cell and tissue cultures, animal research, nucleic acid and protein analysis. Postdocs and students with a background in genome editing technology, animal research and next-generation sequencing are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must be committed to working at a highly competitive level and be able to efficiently communicate scientific ideas, publish and present their data in academic journals and at international conferences and contribute to grant writing. The applicant for the position as a postdoc has a proven publication record. Knowledge of English and German is essential.

The positions are funded by a third-party for initially two years. Salaries are granted according to the standards for Life Sciences of the German Research Foundation (DFG). Salary for PhD students will be remunerated at 65% of TV-UMN. The University of Rostock is an equal opportunity employer. To increase the number of women in research and teaching, female applicants are recommended to apply. If equally qualified, applicants with disabilities will be favored.

For additional information please contact:
Prof. Brigitte M. PĆ¼tzer (Director) at (phone +49-381-494 5066).

Please submit your application in German or English by June 14th, 2019 preferably in a single PDF document, including a cover letter, CV, list of publications, names of possible referees, certificates and other relevant documents at

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