08/11/2018

Two PhD Positions in Cancer Immunotherapy


  • organizace/společnost
    University of Ostrava
  • OBLAST VÝZKUMU
    Biological sciencesBiology
  • PROFIL VÝZKUMNÍKA
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • uzávěrka přihlášek
    15/12/2018 15:00 - Europe/Athens
  • MĚSTO
    Czech Republic › Ostrava
  • typ smlouvy
    Temporary
  • status zaměstnání
    Full-time
  • hodin týdně
    40

Two Ph.D. Positions in Cancer Immunotherapy

Institution: University of Ostrava & University Hospital Ostrava

Location: Ostrava, Czech Republic

Job description

The Blood Cancer Research Group at the University of Ostrava and University Hospital Ostrava invites applications for two doctoral projects in Cancer Immunotherapy research in a 4-years Biology Programme. Additional Ph.D. positions will be also considered for projects focus on molecular basis of hematologic malignancies. The research group is a newly established young international team led by experienced scientists with many national and international collaborations and as such provides an attractive training opportunity to start your career in science.

Our exciting research projects focus on novel therapeutic approaches to treat hematologic malignancies harnessing the natural antitumor capacity of the immune system. Our research benefits from a large biobank and access to unique patient samples. We employ the latest experimental approaches including next-generation sequencing, CRISPR-Cas9 genome modification, mass spectrometry, non-invasive bioluminescence imaging, and all standard molecular and cell biology techniques. Besides, we have collaboration with prestigious international centers and pharma companies. The project details and thesis topics are available upon request.

We are looking for two highly motivated, enthusiastic, proactive junior colleagues with previous lab experience and deep interest in biomedical research. Background in Molecular biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Animal handling, Microbiology or Biochemistry is advantageous. Good command of the English language including writing skills is mandatory. She/He will be responsible for planning and performing biological experiments, analysis of results, presenting results at regular meetings and conferences, and contributing to publications.

The positions are funded for 4 years with competitive salary (Ph.D. scholarship + part-time contract).

To apply, simply send us your CV and a brief motivation letter with 2 references till 15th of December. The applications will be evaluated continuously, and selected candidates will be invited for a Skype interview. The starting date is flexible but latest on February 2019.

For application and additional information please contact:

Dr. Juli R. Bago  julio.bago@osu.cz

University of Ostrava http://www.osu.eu

University Hospital Ostrava http://eng.fno.cz

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2 position(s) available at
Hospital of Ostrava
Czech Republic
Ostrava

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