Requirements: Candidates should be highly motivated and focused, must hold a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree in cell/molecular biology or related field, have approx. 3 years of postdoctoral research experience, and sufficient English language skills.
Qualifications: Experience and expertise in mammalian cell culture (e.g., proliferation/apoptosis), Western blotting, and molecular biology techniques (including platform/ChIP-Chip assays, qPCR, cloning, lentiviral transduction/shRNAi in mammalian cells), as well as basics in rodent models, breeding, genotyping and maintaining mouse colonies, is required. Experience with human genomic DNA and MSC isolation, miR profiling, isolation and culture of SMCs, cardiomyocytes, endothelial and/or alveolar type II cells, in addition to immunohistochemistry and histological lung tissue analysis, is desired.
In 2012, Hannover Medical School has been ranked the #1 German Medical School by the German Research Foundation (DFG, equivalent to NIH) in the category "research funding per professor", and belongs to the top 3 lung transplantation centers worldwide. Program project grants include REBIRTH (SFB) and BREATH Hannover.
We offer a team oriented environment with a structured mentoring/professional development program, a brand new research facility, and a strong connection to Hannover Biomedical Research School (http://www.mh-hannover.de/hbrs.html).
Salary will be based on the candidate's level of experience and is competitive with NIH level. Benefits are excellent. Hannover is centrally located between Hamburg and Berlin and combines a broad cultural and recreational program with moderate costs of living.
Start date of the above position is March to July 2013. Applications will be considered for interview until the position is filled.
Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will receive preferential consideration. Hannover Medical School is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to increase the number of female scientists.
Please submit your application materials including CV, publication list, 1/2-page personal statement (interests/research experience) and three reference letters to:
Georg Hansmann, MD, PhD Associate Professor Email: email@example.com www.mh-hannover.de
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