- Faculty of Medicine - Biomedical Center (BMC) - Institute for Immunology
- Start date
- as soon as possible
- Application deadline
- 31 Aug 2021
- Remuneration group
- TV-L E13
The Heissmeyer lab at the Institute for Immunology, Biomedical Center, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), is currently recruiting one PhD student.
Our work integrates RNA biology and experimental immunology. We study post-transcriptional gene regulation in T cells. Preclinical models are applied to dissect the molecular reprogramming of T cells and evaluate its therapeutic potential.
This third-party funded project (DFG) will analyze how post-transcriptional gene regulation or its manipulation can prevent autoimmunity or improve anti-tumor responses. The candidate PhD student will perform single-cell RNA sequencing and CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene editing in primary T cells.
The project is integrated into the Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) Transregio 338: „LETSIMMUN - Lymphocyte Engineering for Therapeutic Synthetic Immunity“, and CRC 1054 “Control and Plasticity of Cell-Fate Decisions in the Immune System”.
- Master’s degree (or equivalent) in life sciences
- Highly motivated candidate who has already basic knowledge of molecular immunology and is open for new technologies
- Ability to work independently and goal-oriented
- Experience in flow cytometry, cell culture and molecular biology
- Very good communication skills and fluency in English
- Enthusiasm for science
- Team spirit.
- Modern workplace with cutting-edge technology embedded in a stimulating scientific community at the Biomedical Center of the LMU on the HighTech-Campus Martinsried.
- Dynamic young teams within the institute with many collaborative projects.
- Participation of the PhD candidate in structured PhD programs (Integrated Training Group) and scientific conferences.
- Employees are remunerated according to salary group TV-L E 13
The LMU is committed to a family-oriented policy and an equal opportunity employer, specifically welcoming female scientists' applications.
Also possible in a part-time capacity.
People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment.
Please send us applications (including a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, names of two references) as a single PDF file via e-mail.
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