Doctoral Researcher (PhD)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Germany,
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 17 Dec 2020

<p>At the *Professorship for Pulmonary Pharmacotherapy, Faculty of Medicine*, in the Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 1213 "Pulmonary Hypertension and Cor pulmonale" sponsored by the German Research Foundation, we invite talented and motivated candidates to apply for a position as</p><p><br></p><p>*Doctoral Researcher (PhD)*</p><p>*(TV-H E13, 65 %)*</p><p><br></p><p>The position is available immediately and initially limited until 30.06.2024. Salary is paid according to German/Hessian TV-H (salary agreement for public service employees). </p><p><br></p><p>*Tasks:*</p><p>• Project-related implementation in at least one of the following areas: molecular, cell biological, physiological, or histological examinations of pulmonary hypertension and right heart insufficiency. </p><p>• Identification of genetic and epigenetic signatures, molecular pathway analyzes investigations in preclinical disease models and with in-vivo imaging methods, clinical studies as well as data and biobank work are planned.</p><p>• Writing abstracts and scientific manuscripts, evaluating research results and participating in one of the graduate programs associated with the SFB.</p><p><br></p><p>*Requirement profile:*</p><p>You have a degree in biology, human or veterinary medicine or a comparable qualification. In addition, you have knowledge and experience in performing the above-mentioned activities. A high degree of responsibility, motivation, communication skills in collaboration with colleagues and scientists, flexibility, commitment and interest in scientific work and laboratory activities round off your profile. </p><p><br></p><p>The SFB 1213 combines basic scientific and clinical research with the aim to unravel the pathogenetic mechanisms of pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale and to develop new therapies. The essential pathophysiological processes and molecular mechanisms that underlie the structural vascular remodeling processes and the right-heart adaptation and maladaptation are to be deciphered. The aim is to reverse the pathological remodeling processes in order to restore the physiological structure and function of the lung vessels and to develop previously unavailable treatment options for the right ventricle. A state-of-the-art scientific environment for hypothesis driven basic research, and for translational and collaborative research at our institute is provided.</p><p><br></p><p>We offer an extensive range of advanced training in an international environment (laboratory language English) with top-level research.</p><p><br></p><p>Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU) aims to employ more women in academic research. We therefore particularly encourage female candidates to apply. JLU is regarded as a family-friendly university. Applicants with children are very welcome. Applications from disabled people of equal aptitude will be given preference. </p><p><br></p><p>Please send your letter of application with a CV, certificates and documentation of your qualifications and teaching competence to: *Prof. Ralph Schermuly, Justus Liebig University, ECCPS building, Aulweg 130, 35392 Giessen, Germany,* email: until *December 17th, 2020* quoting *reference number 528/11* and where you saw the job advertisement.</p><p><br></p><p>Would you like to learn more about jobs &amp; careers at JLU? Convince yourself of our benefits at "></p><p><br></p>

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