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Abt. II: Pharmakologie

Postdoctoral Research Scientist (m/f) and a Ph.D. Student (m/f)

Reference number 22/2017







The Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim nearby Frankfurt (Germany) has two openings for a

Postdoctoral Research Scientist (m/f) and a Ph.D. Student (m/f),
Reference number 22/2017

in the Department of Pharmacology (Prof. Dr. Stefan Offermanns) to do research in the field of tumor cell metastasis.

The positions are available to study mechanisms of tumor cell intravasation and extravasation during metastatic spread, to characterize the pre-metastatic niche with a focus on the microvasculature and its role in promoting tumor cell metastasis as well as to analyze local and systemic mechanisms which regulate metastatic tumor cell proliferation and dormancy. For recent references: Strilic et al., Nature 536: 215-218 (2016) and Strilic & Offermanns, Cancer Cell 32: 282-293 (2017).

YOUR PROFILE:
We seek enthusiastic, highly motivated people to join our international research group. The projects involve the generation and analysis of complex genetic mouse models, in vitro siRNA- and CRISPR/Cas9-based screens as well as basic cell biological, biochemical, molecular biology and histology techniques. Previous experience in these techniques is appreciated.

ABOUT THE EMPLOYER:
The Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim is an interdisciplinary research institution with international flair. Our researchers have the opportunity to work on various model systems by making use of the latest cutting-edge technologies. The Max Planck Society wishes to increase the share of women in areas in which they are under-represented. Women are strongly invited to apply. The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply.

YOUR APPLICATION:
The positions are available immediately. Applicants are requested to send a statement of interest, a full CV incl. certificates as well as names and addresses of at least two references to:

Ms. Svea Hümmer,
Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research,
Dept. of Pharmacology,
Ludwigstraße 43,
61231 Bad Nauheim, Germany
email to: svea.huemmer@mpi-bn.mpg.de
http://a2.mpi-bn.mpg.de
(Dept. of Pharmacology)

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