University Assistant (PhD position)

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 02 Feb 2022

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The Institute of Biochemistry at the University of Innsbruck has a vacancy for a University Assistant - Dissertation position (20 hours/week - upon submission of the dissertation agreement, the employment level will be increased to 30 hours/week) for two years starting 16.03.2022. Main Tasks: Dissertation in the field of Biochemistry - Metabolic signal transduction with focus on the PI3K/ mTOR network; Education and training; Administrative tasks; Own research; Independent teaching; Supervision of students and publication activities. Required qualifications: Degree in natural sciences (Master or Mag.rer.nat. in chemistry, biology, pharmacy, biochemistry or a comparable discipline); communication and organization skills, ability to work in a team; high motivation. Desired qualifications: experience in the field of biochemistry, specially signalling and the PI3K and mTOR network; methodological skills in protein biochemistry and molecular biology (e.g. immunoblot and immunoprecipitation, qPCR), in imaging analyses (immunoflourescence), in the use of CRISPR/Cas9 systems (transfection and transduction), in cell culture and with in vivo systems (e.g. mouse models). Please include written reflections on your dissertation project with the application (max. 5 pages).


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