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Bioinformatician / Postdoc (f/m) Research Unit "Tissue Type 2 Immunity"

Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus Dresden. Dresden, 17.11.2017

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The Institute of Immunology is a theoretical institute of the Medical Faculty, which is primarily dedicated to research. Here, questions in the area of autoimmunity, tumor immunology and the regulation of immune responses are dealt with. Furthermore, the institute carries out considerable courses for medical and biology students. Finally, the institute performs the entire autoantibody diagnostics for the University Hospital.

DFG-funded Research Unit (Forschergruppe) 2599 „Tissue Type 2 Immunity“ offers an attractive position for a

Bioinformatician / Postdoc (f/m)

The position is initially for 3 years with the option of an extension for another 3 years.

The objectives of Research Unit 2599, which is composed of 10 strong groups scattered all over Germany, is to identify rules determining induction and regulation of innate type 2 (i.e. IL4/13-dominated) responses in healthy tissues, in damaged or wounded tissue, or upon helminth infection. Thereby, we aim to understand mechanisms underlying allergic, metabolic or fibrotic disease resulting from overshooting or too faint innate type 2 responses of tissues. Our long-term aim is to find strategies for modulation of tissue responses to therapeutically exploit beneficial while avoiding harmful type 2 effects. In the setting of central project „Single cell transcriptional profiling and bioinformatics“, we will investigate pathways of macrophage differentiation by large-scale droplet-based RNA seq technology.

The position will offer great opportunity for career development in immunology / life science.

Your profile:
The postdoc should have a strong background in biology and bioinformatics. He should be a team player and capable of integrating extensive bioinformatics activities across the network.

We offer you:
  • Employment in the leading research, academic teaching and health care connected with a highly specialized working environment

  • Realization of own ideas and employment in an innovative interdisciplinary team

  • Flexible working hours possible for the realization of the combination of family and job

  • Childcare by partnerships with nurseries near the University Hospital

  • Use of company prevention offers, courses and fitness in our health centre Carus Vital

  • Company pension plan for the time after the active employment

  • Vocational training and professional development with individual planning of your career

Application of women is appreciated. Disabled persons with equal qualification will be preferred.

We kindly ask you to apply preferably via our online form to make the selection process faster and more effective. Of course, we also consider your written application without any disadvantages.

We look forward to receiving your application, until December 15, 2017, online with Registration number IMU0917939. For further Information please contact Julia Saalbach, +49-351-458-6505 or by Mail julia.saalbach@tu-dresden.de
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Bewerbungsschluss: 15.12.2017