The laboratory of Robert Kralovics at CeMM has an opening for a postdoctoral position and is seeking individuals with experience in immunology and/or cancer immunotherapy. The group’s research concentrates heavily on investigating various immunotherapy approaches (vaccines, antibodies, CART cells) for the treatment of myeloproliferative disorders, especially those with mutated CALR (calreticulin) oncogenes (Klampfl et. al., N Engl J Med 369(25):2379-90). The available position presents an opportunity to become part of an ambitious and collaborative group within a vibrant research community located near the Vienna city center on the campus of the Medical University.
Requirements and desired qualification
PhD degree in life sciences
Strong background and professional experience in immunology
Expertise in at least one of the following areas: characterization of CTL responses, T cell repertoire analysis, vaccination in mouse models, primary human T cell cultures and T cell analyses, NK cell cytotoxicity assays, phagocytosis, inflammation
Experience in working with different mouse models is considered a plus
Excellent interpersonal skills and passion for working in an international environment
Solid written and oral communication skills in English
Highly motivated applicants are welcome to apply online (https://cemm.jobbase.io/job/ckpdgqnj) with a detailed letter of motivation and curriculum vitae, including the contact details of PhD supervisor and two additional referees. The application deadline is April 15, 2018, preferred starting date is as early as April (applications reviewed on a rolling basis) but can be adapted according to agreement.
The salary for this position follows the FWF salary scheme. This is an annual salary of approximately 51.800,- EUR (gross). Initial funding is secured, but to further your career, we strongly encourage and will facilitate application for your own post-doctoral fellowship.
CeMM is a flagship institute for biomedical research in the heart of Europe, Vienna. We are committed to highest scientific standards as exemplified by recent publications in top journals including Nature, Science and Cell. CeMM offers a uniquely dynamic, interactive and international environment and is located in a beautiful building at the center of the Medical University campus, within walking distance of Vienna’s historical city center. CeMM has been ranked among the top-5 best places to work in academia (http://the-scientist.com/2012/08/01/best-places-to-work-academia-2012). Vienna is frequently ranked the world’s best city to live in. It is a United Nations city with a large English-speaking community. The official language at CeMM is English, and more than 40 different nationalities are represented at the institute. We are convinced that diversity and a multicultural work environment are clear advantages for successful research and are committed to attract, develop, and advance the most talented individuals regardless of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or any other dimension of diversity.