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PhD position in Translational Melanoma Research (f/m/x)

The Department of Dermatology is known for its distinguished procedures in the field of clinical dermato-oncology. Close collboration between the clinical routine and innovative research groups provides the basis for high-level translational research. The Laboratory of Experimental Dermatology is embedded into the infrastructure of the newly founded National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) providing highest standards for translational research.

The Laboratory of Experimental Dermatology is seeking for a highly motivated

PhD position in Translational Melanoma Research (f/m/x)

This part-time Position is limited for 36 months.

The candidate will investigate the activation platform of nuclear caspase-8 in malignant melanoma in a translational approach. Our Lab is specifically interested in dissecting signal transduction networks within malignant melanoma, aiming to identify alternative therapeutic targets.

Your Profil:

  • an excellent Master degree with publication record
  • proven experience in the experimental work with primary cell culture
  • good knowledge in biochemistry (immunoprecipitation, Western-blot analysis)
  • expertise in molecular biology (cloning, sh/siRNA knock-down, CRISPR-Cas9 technology, cell death assays)
  • skills in sequence and database analysis
  • ability and motivation to work independently
  • good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • team working skills

We offer:

  •  the infrastructure of the newly founded National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) providing highest standards for translational Research
  • the possibility to work in an inspiring interdisciplinary and collaborative Environment
  • flexible working hours to find a balance between work and family life
  • an internal prevention program including courses and fitness in our Carus Vital Health Center
  • A Position according to the TV-L conditions (E13, 65%)

Women are encouraged to apply. Disabled persons with equal qualification will be preferred.

Applicants should submit a full CV,  list of publications and a motivation letter including a description of previous research experiences and contact details or recommendation letters of three referees via the recruiting tool of the Technical University of Dresden until July 15th, 2021. Please use Regisitration Number DER0921592. For further Information please contact Prof. Dagmar Kulms (dagmar.kulms@uniklinikum-dresden.de)