The Clinic for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care (Direction: Prof. Dr. Bettina Jungwirth) at Ulm University Medical Center is looking for a highly motivated
PhD student (65%)

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.
To investigate the effects of trauma (traumatic brain injury, hemorrhagic shock and blunt chest trauma), resuscitation and intensive care therapy (mouse intensive care unit, extra-corporal membrane oxygenation) on the brain in various translationally relevant rodent models. The focus will be on the H2S- and oxytocin systems and the role of the mitochondria. The work will partially be conducted at the Institute for Anesthesiological Pathophysiology and Process Engineering and the Clinic for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care at Ulm University Medical Center.

Your tasks:
  • Processing of organ samples for further investigation
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Investigation of mitochondrial function
  • Summarizing your results in writing and oral presentations

We offer:
  • The possibility to work on exciting translationally relevant animal models
  • Payment according to the collective Agreement TV-L
  • A workplace health promotion
  • Support with the compatibility of job and family
  • Training and continuing education opportunities

Your skills and qualifications:
  • A master’s degree in a relevant field of study (Molecular Medicine, (Molecular and Translational) Neuroscience, Biochemistry or similar)
  • Basic laboratory skills (laboratory safety, pipetting)
  • A high degree of motivation, enthusiasm, efficiency and critical thinking
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of German is a plus
  • Capability of working in a team as well as independently

Contract: limited
Level of employment: part-time
application: 15.04.2023

Are you interested?
Then apply using our online form here:

Dr. rer. nat. Tamara Merz
Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin
Institut für Anästhesiologische Pathophysiologie und Verfahrensentwicklung
Helmholtzstraße 8/1
89081 Ulm

Die Einstellung erfolgt durch die Verwaltung des Klinikums im Namen und im Auftrag des Landes Baden-Württemberg. Schwerbehinderte Bewerber/Innen (w/m/d) werden bei gleicher Eignung vorrangig eingestellt. Das Universitätsklinikum Ulm strebt die Erhöhung des Frauenanteils in den Bereichen an, in denen sie unterrepräsentiert sind. Entsprechend qualifizierte Frauen werden um ihre Bewerbung gebeten. Vollzeitstellen sind grundsätzlich teilbar. Eine an die Befristung anschließende Weiterbeschäftigung ist möglich.