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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 36 months. 

The student has the tasks to characterize and treat breast cancer organoids. In addition, the student needs to identify novel targets, uncover the underlying molecular mechanisms in the context of integrin targeting 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 background in cancer cell organoids and first practical experience in 3D-cell cultures in general and analysis of signal transduction
  • Background knowledge in cancer Research
  • 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 with registration number ZIK0922143 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 May, 31st 2022. For further information please contact Prof. Dr. N. Cordes, Tel: 0351-458 7401 or Email: