Postdoctoral Fellow (f/m/d) in pancreatic cancer

Updated: 6 days ago

The Clinic for Gastroenterology, gastrointestinal Oncology and Endocrinology of the University Medical Center Göttingen is looking for

  • Limitation: limited to 3-years
  • Working period: full-time (38,5 h/week)
  • Tariff: salary according to TV-L
  • Announcement published on 07.09.2022
  • Vacancy from 01.10.2022
  • Application deadline: 30.09.2022

The Ellenrieder Lab has a longstanding expertise in basic and translational cancer research with a particular focus on pancreatic cancer. Specifically, we are interested in signaling and transcription pathways involved in the regulation of tumor growth, plasticity and chemoresistance. Thereby, we are addressing different regulatory mechanisms of genome/chromatin dynamics and their relevance in pancreatic cancer progression and resistance.  Our group is a part of the clinical research unit (CRU) 5002 “Deciphering Genome Dynamics for Subtype-specific Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer”, and within the CRU we are characterizing novel molecular vulnerabilities and their potential for tailored treatment approaches. Hereby, we use different in vitro and in vivo tumor models, especially working with molecular and genomic characterized patient derived xenografts. 

Your responsibilities:

  • plan and conduct projects within the CRU 5002 and within our projects about Calcium signaling mechanisms 
  • writing manuscripts/grants/animal experiment applications (TVA)
  • guide and train students in the lab 
  • perform animal experiments

Your profile:

  • Ph.D in biology or a related filed 
  • Expertise in cell culture, molecular biology and microscopy techniques
  • Experience with animal experiments is required (e.g. FELASA B or C certificate)
  • Experience with one or more of the following fields is a plus: pancreatic cancer, NGS data analysis, Calcium signaling, UPR
  • a very good publication record 
  • fluency in English is mandatory, German skills are beneficial 
  • high self-motivation, interested in the interaction and collaboration between physicians and scientists

Our offer:

  • a full-time position for 3 years
  • Koining a lively lab with strong interactions in the department
  • strong network and close interactions within the CRU 5002 and the Göttingen Research Campus
  • salary according to the TV-L including social benefits


We look forward to receiving your application!


The University Medical Center Göttingen takes flexible account of the individual design of working hours at the workplace. It is interested in implementing the wishes of its employees as far as possible. If you are interested in this job and have specific questions about working hours, please contact us.

The University Medical Center Göttingen is committed to professional equality. We therefore seek to increase the proportion of under-represented genders. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.

We look forward to receiving your application by 30.09.2022:

Please send your application only via e-mail as a PDF-file.

Travel and application fees cannot be refunded or transferred.

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