We at the Institute for Experimental Cancer Research, Ulm, Germany, are looking for a highly motivated
PhD candidate

The University Hospital Ulm and its employees stands for a modern and high quality patient care, excellent university research and medical education focused on the future as well as apprenticeships in attractive professional fields. The requirements for this are qualified and committed employees. 
holding a master degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular medicine or a similar program to join our institute. 

The Institute for Experimental Cancer Research has the primary goal of promoting translational and clinical research in the field of hematology and oncology. The work of our group is focused on dissecting the pathology of acute myeloid leukemia and malignant B-cell lymphomas. In particular, our institute utilizes primary patient material, gene editing, mouse models and molecular biology techniques to identify druggable factors/pathways required for leukemia stem cell (LSC) self-renewal and/or maintenance. In this regard, the PhD student applicant will explore the role of metabolic or epigenetic factors in LSC self-renewal and/or maintenance. 
The position is offered for a period of 3 years. The starting date is from June 2021 to September 2021, according to the candidate availabilities. 

- The applicant should preferably have hands on experience in basic techniques such as, cell culture, RNA/DNA extraction, PCR and western blot 
-The applicant must be proficient in the English language both written and spoken

Vertragsart: limited
Beschäftigungsart: full-time/part-time
Bewerbung bis: 30.05.2021

Applicants must send a CV and statement of purpose highlighting their research experience to sarah-anna.schmeller@uni-ulm.de

The employment occurs by the administration of the hospital in the name and on behalf of the state of Baden-Württemberg. Severely handicapped applicants will be given
priority in the event of equal suitability. The University Hospital Ulm strives to increase the share of women in those areas in which they are underrepresented. Appropriately
qualified women are asked to apply. Full-time positions are basically divisible. A continued employment following the temporary working contract is possible.