Doctoral Researchers (m/f)
Genes, Environment and InflammationThe 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 13,000 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. In Kiel we offer a structured doctoral qualification program within the research field of the Research Training Group (RTG) "Genes, Environment and Inflammation", starting 1 October 2018. The interrelations between the environment and genetic factors in chronic inflammation have still not been well understood. Our results will help to define novel pathophysiological trigger factors for chronic inflammation and aid in the development of innovative therapeutic approaches.
What you can expect:
- work on an exciting scientific research project in bioinformatics or statistics - in cooperation with other doctoral researchers - using real clinical data in a modern computing environment
- conduct a research stay at external partner laboratories and attend tutorials and soft skills courses
What we expect:You should have a degree (master’s degree, diploma) in informatics, bioinformatics, statistics, mathematics or a related discipline. As you will work in an international environment, strong communication skills in English are required.
What we offer:
- an exceptional technical infrastructure (next generation sequencing instruments, high-throughput computing clusters, for example at the Center of Molecular Biosciences/ZMB, see www.zmb.uni-kiel.de)
- an interesting network of scientists and clinicians of various institutes at both universities, in Kiel and Lübeck (see also Cluster of Excellence "Inflammation at Interfaces": http://inflammation-at-interfaces.de/en)
- structured supervision by two supervisors from different fields and the possibility to get advice from other members of the group
- regular meetings with the group, field-specific trainings according to individual needs, soft skills courses
- an attractive environment, as the universities in Kiel and Lübeck are located directly at the Baltic Sea, offering various recreational activities
Does that sound interesting?For more details on the position, please contact Ms Zell (email: email@example.com). Questions on administrative aspects can be addressed to Bea Roßteutscher (email: firstname.lastname@example.org). 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 31 March 2018, indicating your earliest possible starting date as well as the reference number 20180119, via our online portal: www.uksh.de/Bewerbung.html?nr=20180119 Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein
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