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PhD-student (f/m/d) for a project funded by the DFG in the field of antigen discovery for cancer immunotherapy
Published(124 days ago)
Deadline for applications(114 days ago)
University of Würzburg / University Hospital of WürzburgWürzburg
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
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
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
APPLY IF YOU HAVE
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.
Dr. Martin Czolbe
Josef-Schneider-Str. 2 · 97080 Würzburg Phone +49 931 201-56439