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Research assistant (f/m) in primary aldosteronism

Hospital of the University of Munich. München, 17.05.2018

The Hospital of the University of Munich, Germany, is one of the largest and most competitive university hospitals in Germany and Europe. 47 specialized hospitals, departments and institutions harbouring excellent research and education provide patient care at the highest medical level with approximately 10.000 employees.
The Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik IV invites applications for a

Research assistant (PhD, 65%) in primary aldosteronism (m/f)

Applications are invited for a post doctorand to work with Mr. Professor Martin Reincke at the Endocrine Research Labs of the Medical Department IV/University of Munich on a project funded by the ERC for a period for up to 36 months. The core aim of the Pathophysiology of Primary aldosteronism (PAPA) ERC Advanced Grant is to obtain improved insights into the humoral and molecular mechanisms underlying aldosterone excess and hypertension in primary aldosteronism, with a view to identifying novel therapeutic targets of potential clinical interest. In addition to joining the ERC PAPA group, the successful candidate will join a vibrant research department with a strong engagement in endocrinology and diabetes research.
Candidate requirements:
  • Master’s degree or equivalent, preferably in biology, pharmacology or biochemistry and
    allied disciplines with a strong commitment to research
  • Experience in molecular biology and/or cell culture
  • Ability to write concise, accessible scientific reports
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English
  • An open-minded and self-motivated character
What we offer:
  • Innovative and multifaceted research in a stimulating national and international research
    environment with a strong focus on translational research
  • Flexible working hours
  • The remuneration for this position conforms to the stipulations set out in the Tarifvertrag der Länder (TV-L, 65%)
Starting dates are flexible, preferably July 01, 2018. We will consider applications until the
position is filled.
For information about the research topic, please see:
For information about the techniques please, ask Ms. Dr. Tracy Williams:
The University of Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The University welcomes and encourages interest from handicapped candidates. Presentation costs can unfortunately not be refunded.
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Applicants should submit their complete application documents (including CV, motivation letter, certificates and at least two references), via email as one single pdf-file or by mail, stating the reference number 2018-K-0204 to:
Klinikum der Universität München
Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik IV
Direction Reincke, Ms. Dr. Stefanie Meyer
Ziemssenstraße 1
80336 Munich, Germany