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PhD Student (f/m/x)

The aim of OncoRay - National Center for Radiation Research in Oncology - is the improvement of the cure of cancer diseases trough individual technologically optimized Radiation therapy. Thereby, top scientists and Young telents take their Chance on such high demand of preclinical and clinical translational Research field. OncoRay offers high-level research facilities, internationally acknowledged expertise in translational cancer and radiation research, and a dedicated postgraduate school with a MSc and PhD program.

The research group “Molecular and Cellular Radiobiology” at OncoRay (head: Prof. Nils Cordes) is seeking for a highly motivated and technically skilled

PhD Student (f/m/x)

This part-time-Postion is limited for 24 months.

The student has the tasks to analyze metabolome and kinome data sets utilizing bioinformatics tools (e.g. statistical tests, probabilistic models, network inference and propagation). In addition, the student needs to identify novel targets, uncover the underlying molecular mechanisms in the context of DNA repair in the S-phase of the cell cycle in human cancer cells, and characterize the radiochemosensitizing effects of novel multi-targeting approaches.

Your Profile:

  • Master’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular/Cell Biology or related fields
  • excellent knowledge and practical experience in experimental techniques covering cell and molecular biology and protein biochemistry
  • strong interest and first practical experience in DNA repair and signal transduction
  • Background knowledge in cancer research and bioinformatics
  • good knowledge and practice with MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently and goal-oriented
  • very good knowledge of the English language and willing to work interdisciplinary combining cancer biology and bioinformatics in an international team

We offer:

  • Arranging for flexible working hours to find a balance between work and family life
  • Using our internal prevention program including courses and fitness in our Carus Vital health Center
  • Taking part in job-oriented educational course in our Carus Akademie
  • Providing for the future in the form of a company pension plan
  • A Position according to the TV-L conditions

Women are explicitly invited to apply. Handicapped persons will be preferred in case of equal qualification.  

We kindly ask you to apply preferably via our online form to make the selection process faster and more effective. Of course, we also consider your written application without any disadvantages. We look forward to receiving your application, until January 31th 2022 online with Registration number ZIK0921865. For further information please contact: Prof. Nils Cordes,Tel: 0351-458-7401 or Email: