PhD positions in the field of cancer research, pregnancy-related diseases and aging, Medical University of Graz, Austria
The PhD Programs “Molecular Medicine” (MolMed) and “Inflammatory Disorders in Pregnancy” (DP-IDP) open a new call for PhD positions. The Medical University of Graz offers an excellence PhD study program that provides an in-depth, multidisciplinary training in biomedical research in a stimulating international environment.
The thesis projects focus on cancer research, pregnancy-related diseases, aging and cardiovascular diseases. Fields of research combine basic, translational and clinical approaches bridging areas from physiology, pathobiology, immunology and pharmacology.
As a PhD student, you will be embedded in an interdisciplinary community of supervisors, fellow students and administrative support. If chosen you will receive a 3-year contract (1 initial year + 2 years extension) including a competitive salary and social benefits.
For further information about the programs, open projects and the online application procedure, please see: https://www.medunigraz.at/phd/application/
Projects starting March 1, 2022
Application deadline: October 4, 2021
Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Molecular and Synthetic Microbiology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
The LMU working group “Microbial Biochemistry” invites applications for the position of a Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d) in the Field of Molecular and Synthetic Microbiology (Salary Scale E13 TV-L, 100%) starting in January 2022. The position is initially limited to one year and funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim foundation.
The selected candidate will contribute to the group’s work on translational regulation. The candidate is expected to work on genetic code expansion and evolution of a novel type of bacterial tRNAsynthetase. By using microbial genetics and biochemistry the group aims to evolve new substrate specificities in order to develop a molecular tool to generate artificial proteins with new functionalities. The position offers the opportunity to develop a scientific profile and is thus intended as a starting point for an independent scientific career.
You must have a university PhD degree in microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology or a related subject as well as experience in working with bacteria. Extensive knowledge with molecular biological and biochemical methods is strongly recommended. Evidence of successful scientific activity through publications is desirable.
For further information and to apply:
Contact: [email protected]
Start date: 22 January 2022
Application deadline: We will constantly evaluate incoming applications until the position is filled.
Postdoctoral Research Position in Retinal Physiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine, USA
The Krizaj laboratory invites postdoc applications to work on mechanotransduction mechanisms in retinal glia starting immediately. The position is funded by the National Institutes of Health. All levels of experience are welcome and salary is commensurate with experience (NIH salary scale).
The candidate will use electrophysiological, optical and molecular (including conditional KO mice) tools to understand how mechanosensitive ion channels shape glial biology, their role in inflammation, and glaucoma. Experience in electrophysiological and optical imaging techniques, specifically whole cell patch clamp and two-photon microscopy, is preferred, although experience in retinal neuroscience is NOT. Track record of impactful research is required.
The Krizaj Laboratory is located at the Moran Eye Center, one of the premier vision research facilities in the USA. We are a multidisciplinary group whose research includes both basic and applied topics involving mechanosensing in the anterior eye, neurons and glia, with on-going collaborations within the University of Utah, nationally and internationally.
Contact: [email protected]
Application deadline: Until the position is filled.
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