Postdoctoral Fellow (f/m/d)

Updated: about 1 month ago

The department of Hematology and Medical Oncology seeks:

  • Specialization: strong background in colorectal cancer, preclinical research and nanomedicine
  • Limitation: limited to three years with a possibility of extension
  • Working period: full time (38,5 h/week)
  • Tariff: salary according to TV-L
  • Announcement published on 11.08.2022
  • Vacancy from 01.09.2022
  • Application deadline: 31.08.2022

About us:

With the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Excellence of Lower Saxony one of the three priority research areas of the UMG is Oncology with the aim to translate basic research into clinical application. The interdisciplinary research group Translational Molecular Imaging (Prof. Dr. Frauke Alves) together with the AG Tumor cell metabolism and epigenetic regulation in the development of new therapeutic approaches for colorectal and pancreatic cancer (PD Dr. Dr. Lena Conradi) invites applications for a position as Postdoctoral Fellow (f/m/d). 


Your taks:

  • preclinical evaluation of novel nanoparticle based therapies
  • the project will include the preclinical evaluation of toxicity, cellular uptake and biodistribution of nanoparticles in cell based assays as well as in patient derived tumor xenograft mouse models by non-invasive optical imaging
  • therapy efficacy studies will be performed and tissues will be analysed by standard histological and fluorescence microscopy


Your qualificatios:

  • the applicant should furthermore enjoy cross-disciplinary work in chemistry, physics, biology and medicine
  • a good command of English is a requirement
  • candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent degree in fields related to the above described projects
  • experience in cell based assays and tumor mouse models as well as in imaging strategies in the cancer field, including non-invasive optical imaging and fluorescence microscopy would also be of advantage
  • a genuine interest or expertise in image processing will be essential

We offer:

  • successful candidates will have a keen interest and strong background in colorectal cancer or other solid tumors and nanomedicine
  • a friendly, supportive and skilled team
  • opportunities of presenting your science on international meetings
  • salary according to the collective agreement for the public State service (TV-L) including social benefits
  • interesting job with opportunities for internal/external training
  • additional support available include: childcare, kindergarden and jobtickets

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 31.08.2022:


University Medical Center Göttingen

Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Frauke Alves und Lena Conradi

Heads of the scientific working groups

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37099 Göttingen

Tel.: 0551/39-66991


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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