The Junior Group Neuroimmunology at the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors - IfADo, Dortmund, Germany invites applications for:

PhD Position in Immunology/Cell Biology (3 years)

Candidates will be part of a research group investigating the effects of neurotransmitter-mediated mechanisms on immune cells
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Successful candidates will have an excellent track record and will be highly motivated with a deep interest in Immunology and signal transduction. You should be able to work independently and responsibly, be interested in learning and establishing new techniques/technologies and present data at international meetings. The studentship will provide excellent training in many aspects of molecular and cellular Immunology. We offer state of the art equipment, a great scientific environment, and an energetic and productive team with many fascinating questions.

The position is financed according to the German public wage law (TVL-E13 (65%)). The working language and the language of the doctoral thesis will be English and German. Applications should include a CV, letter of motivation, copy of graduation certificates (university, school), and addresses oftwo referees.

Please send your application (email preferred!) to:

Dr. Silvia Capellino
Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors - IfADo
Ardeystrasse 67
44139 Dortmund

The Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors (IfADo) at the University of Dortmund investigates potentials and risks of the modern workplace. Our research groups combine expertise from different academic backgrounds, such as toxicology, immunology, neuroscience, and occupational medicine/biology, to explore relevant questions and processes at different levels – from molecular and cellular to behavioral.IfADo is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on gender, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, or age in its programs and activities. We strongly encourage job applications from men. Handicapped applicants with equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment over non-handicapped applicants.