„Knowledge becomes health“ – we are filling this motto with life every day, developing new ideas and improv-ing old-established knowledge. The University Hospital Frankfurt has existed since 1914. Our around 7,500 employees contribute with their skills and knowledge to the 33 specialist clinics, theoretical clinical institutes, and administrative departments. The close connection of health care with research and teaching, as well as a climate of collegiality, internationality, and cross-professional cooperation characterize the university hospital.

PhD / Postdoc LOEWE-CoroPan

(We are targeting applicants of all genders)
Part-time 65% | limited | Announcement number: 103-2023
PhD candidate / Postdoc will work in the LOEWE-CoroPan consortium, a newly established interdisciplinary research network initiated by the Goethe University Frankfurt, Philipps University Marburg and Justus Liebig University Gießen. Our main goal is to gain a comprehensive understanding of the viral and host factors involved in the pathogenesis of coronavirus infections, and to develop effective treatment strategies.

Project Description

Molecular cloning of large viral RNA genomes
BAC mutagenesis
Nanopore Sequencing
Working with parental and recombinant Coronaviruses (S3 level)
Functional analysis using 2D/3D cell culture models
Coordination of project tasks

We expect

Master’s degree in life sciences, biology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics or equivalent
Fluent in English, oral and written
Previous experience on RNA-sequencing and bioinformatics analysis is a strong plus
Due to legal regulation,a valid proof of measles immunity / measles vaccination is also required

What we offer

Collective agreement : In addition to an attractive salary based on a collective agreement (65% E13) with an annual special payment, you benefit from long-term security through company pension schemes

Mobility : Free public transport in all Hessen (Free State Ticket Hessen)

Campus : Our attractive university hospital campus offers a modern cafeteria, various cafes, and opportunities to rest in numerous green spaces. A walk on the riverside of the Main offers relaxation during breaks

Work-Life-Balance : We offer childcare in our daycare center (more information can be found here ), child care during holidays, and many attractive offers for health promotion

Professional development : Internal and external training for your professional development

Women are underrepresented in these positions at the University Hospital Frankfurt. Applications from women are therefore particularly welcome. Disabled applicants are preferred if they have the same personal and professional qualifications.

Join our team

Use the time until February 26, 2023 to apply. Please state the announcement number, a possible starting time and submit your application including your CV, short motivation statement (1-2 paragraphs) and one reference letter. For further information on the position, please contact Dr. med. Tuna Toptan Grabmair, tuna.toptangrabmair@kgu.de

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