PhD Student (f/m/d) on the topic «Individualised preclinical radiotherapy in combination with systemic treatment»
Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum / German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
The German Cancer Research Center is the largest biomedical research institution in Germany. With approximately 3,000 employees, we operate an extensive scientific program in the field of cancer research.
Together with university partners at seven renowned partner sites, we have established the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK).
For the partner site of DKTK Dresden the German Cancer Research Center is seeking a
PhD Student on the topic "Individualised preclinical radiotherapy in combination with systemic treatment"
Perform preclinical in vivo experiments (preclinical trial) on irradiation with systemic drug application, where cell lines and drugs have been pre-selected by partners in high-throughput-assays
Perform in vitro experiments
Prepare and evaluate immunohistochemical sections or other parameters that help deciphering mechanistical questions
Working in cooperation with partners: molecular radiobiology (in-house) and workgroups of the Massachusetts General Hospital Boston
Writing of publications and data reports for the grant project
Master/Diploma in biology, biotechnology, biomedicine or related fields
Knowledge in tumor biology, tumor genesis or tissue homeostasis is desirable
Basic skills in mammalian cell culture, molecular biology and histological techniques as well as in vivo techniques would be advantageous
A strong interest in translational studies on experimental tumors including readiness to perform in vivo experiments (FELASA B is a plus)
Strong commitment, motivation and discipline to work independently and efficiently
Strong team player with the ability to succeed in a dynamic international environment
Excellent ability to communicate and write in English
Applications should include a CV, cover letter, certificates and the expected availability date.
Interesting, versatile workplace
International, attractive working environment
Campus with modern state-of-the-art infrastructure
Access to international research networks
Doctoral student payment including social benefits
Flexible working hours
Comprehensive training and mentoring program through the Helmholtz International Graduate School
The position is limited to 3 years.
For further information please contact
Karina Förster, phone +49 351 458-3095.
The German Cancer Research Center is committed to increase the percentage of female scientists and encourages female applicants to apply. Among candidates of equal aptitude and qualifications, a person with disabilities will be given preference.
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