PhD-student (f / m / g) for a project funded by the DFG

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Germany,
Deadline: 30 Jun 2019

The University and University Hospital of Würzburg are well-renowned centers for basic research and clinical trials in cancer immunotherapy and are furthermore home to the Comprehensive Cancer Center Mainfranken funded by the German Cancer Aid.
To further extend this focus in the field of antigen discovery for cancer immunotherapy, we herewith announce a research position. In particular, a mass spectrometry-based pipeline is used to interrogate the immunopeptidome of cancerous tissue. As part of these efforts, we are looking for a

*PhD-student (f/m/g) for a project funded by the DFG.*

The PhD position will be associated with the Rudolf-Virchow-Center Würzburg (Rudolf-Virchow-Zentrum für Experimentelle Biomedizin der Universität Würzburg, Josef-Schneider-Str. 2, 97080 Würzburg) and supervised by Andreas Schlosser, head of the mass spectrometry. In this project, we aim at defining the origin of cryptic HLA peptides.

* Full-time appointment by the University of Würzburg (TV E13, 65%, 3 years, PhD student), starting August 1st 2019 or upon agreement
* Intellectual support and supervision
* An opportunity for obtaining a PhD
* Enrollment into the Graduate School for Life Sciences
* Professional skills training
* Close collaborations with the University, the MSNZ, the University Hospital and the Comprehensive Cancer Center

* a M.SC. or an equivalent qualification
* strong interest in translational oncology and tumor immunology

To apply, please electronically submit a CV, a list of publications and a one-page letter of motivation via email. The deadline for the application is *June 30th 2019*.

The University of Würzburg and the University Hospital Würzburg are equal opportunities employers. Women are encouraged to apply. Applications of people with special needs are particularly welcome.

Please contact:
Dr. Martin Czolbe
Josef-Schneider-Str. 2
97080 Würzburg
Phone: +49 931 201-56439

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