The Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics is offering two Postdoctoral Positions in molecular biology/evolutionary immunology (m/f/d). The positions will be available in the Boehm department. The Boehm group addresses a number of cutting-edge research questions related to the development and evolution of the vertebrate immune system.

About the position:
  • Candidates are expected to have experience both in bioinformatic analyses of transcriptome and genome data, and in general immunological techniques and animal handling, including tissue transplantation.
  • The positions are open immediately and initially funded for two years.
  • The work will focus on the characterization of immune systems in non-model organisms.
  • The selected candidate will work in close collaboration with the group´s scientists, who address several aspects of the lamprey immune system.
  • The candidate will have access to the core facilities of the institute, including an excellent sequencing facility.
  • Project 1 focuses on the haematopoietic system of lampreys.
  • Project 2 concerns the analysis of the immune system of teleosts.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants should possess an academic degree plus a PhD degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or a related field and a strong publication record.
  • Candidate must be dedicated and motivated team player with strong communication skills and good command of the English language.

Applications:

Apply online including motivation summary (1 page), CV and contact details of referees.

—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics (MPI-IE)
Country Germany
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline January 15th, 2021
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