• PhD-Student
  • Magdeburg

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Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Krankenhaushygiene

Project:

The PhD project will focus on the generation/optimisation of fluorescent reporter cell lines for the detection of viruses. The system will use a reporter construct that is activated upon the infection with various virus families (BSL-2/BSL-3). The project will explore different downstream assays to gain new insights into viral infections

Candidate:

Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Virology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology or related subject
Experience with molecular cloning, fluorescence microscopy, cell culture, virology (advantageous)
Self-motivated
Creative, enjoys learning new things
Fluent in English (written, oral), German (advantageous)

What we offer:

Funded PhD Position (65% TV-L E13) for 3 years
New, highly motivated research group using molecular biology to gain insights into RNA viruses, virus-host interactions and viral evolution
Possibility to attend (international) conferences
Possibility for (international) collaborations
Well equipped BSL-2/BSL-3 facilities
Safe & supportive work environment

Application:

Informal inquiries possible (please feel free)
Application Deadline: 12 August 2022
Expected Start Date: 01 November 2022 (some flexibility)
Motivation Letter + CV
Send to: Björn Meyer, PhD
bjoern.meyer@med.ovgu.de

Um sich für diesen Job zu bewerben, sende deine Unterlagen per E-Mail an bjoern.meyer@med.ovgu.de