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Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m) Molecular Biology
University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein / University of Lübeck
Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f) Molecular Biology
Institute for Cardiogenetics, University of Lübeck
The University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein is one of the largest university hospitals in Europe with more than
80 clinics and institutes. It offers outstanding medical treatment and excellence in research and education with nearly
12,500 employees, 2,600 patient beds and more than 100,000 hospitalized patients, 240,000 outpatient cases and in excess
of 3,000 births a year. We provide top research at the interface of medicine, science and technology and maintain research
co-operations with universities all over the world.
We are seeking competent support to strengthen our team in Lübeck, starting as soon as possible. The position will be based
at the Institute for Cardiogenetics/ICG (head: Prof. Dr. Jeanette Erdmann; see www.cardiogenetics-luebeck.de) at the
University of Lübeck.
You will apply your molecular genetics/molecular biology skills to understand the role of genes identified in recent
genome-wide association studies (GWAS) for cardiovascular disease (CVD), the number one killer in Western societies. Joining
our multidisciplinary team consisting of molecular biologists, geneticists and computational scientists, you will contribute to a
project which aims to further understand the role of CVD risk variants and to unravel the underlying pathomechanisms
relevant for CVD. You will use cutting-edge technology, including induced human pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), CRISPR/Cas9
genome editing, and mice or zebrafi sh models.
What you can expect:
Plan and conduct research experiments
Analyze and interpret the findings of your research
Help generate original ideas based on research outcomes
Conduct literature and database searches and integrate the results into your own research goals
Contribute to the preparation of research reports and publications
Present research progress and outcomes to colleagues
Actively participate in group meetings
Liaise with colleagues and develop both internal and external collaborations
What we expect:
An MSc and a doctoral degree in molecular biology or a related discipline
Practical experience in human cell culture techniques and in the application of a range of molecular biology methods
Excellent organizational and record-keeping abilities
Strong communication skills in English and German along with the ability to work both independently and as part of a
What we offer:
This is a fixed-term position funded by the DZHK (www.dzhk.de) for two years. Weekly working time is 100% of a
full-time position (currently 38.50 hours per week). Working part-time is possible. Salary will be, depending on
qualifications, according to the German salary scale 13 TV-L.
We support you in balancing your work and personal life, and we also consider your future, offering childcare arrangements
- with holiday childcare for school children and "backup" childcare for kindergarten children - as well as fitness programs at
special company rates, company and university sports activities, internal development opportunities with further education
and training and a company pension scheme.
The University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers committed to
tolerance, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from both men and
women alike. People with disabilities will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.
Does that sound interesting?
For more details on the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Jeanette Erdmann, Institute for Cardiogenetics, University of
Lübeck, via phone at +49 (0)451 3101 8300 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions on administrative
aspects can be addressed to Bea Roßteutscher via email: email@example.com. More information on the University Medical
Center Schleswig-Holstein can be obtained online at www.uksh.de/karriere
We are looking forward to your application. Please submit your application until 25.08.2017, indicating your earliest
possible starting date as well as the reference number 20170600, via our online portal:
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