Post-Doctoral Researcher (f/div/m) Complement Genetics

Einsatzort: Jena

Job Advertisement HKI-12/2019

The Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans-Knöll-Institut - (HKI, www.leibniz-hki.de) investigates the pathobiology of human-pathogenic fungi and identifies targets for the development of novel natural product-based antibiotics. The Department of Infection Biology invites talented and highly gifted candidates to apply for a

Post-Doctoral Researcher (f/div/m) Complement Genetics

for two years initially.

Your profile:

  • Doctoral degree in biology, genetics or life sciences.
  • Experience, knowledge and good experimental skills in cell and molecular biology, genetics and biochemistry are of advantage.

We offer:

The successful candidates will investigate the field of Complement Genetics and Pathology of Renal Diseases. Main topics of the project are
  • Identification of Genetic Mutations of Complement Genes in Renal Diseases C3 Glomerulopathy and aHUS
  • Next Generation Sequencing for Genetic Diagnostics
  • Functional characterization of FHR1, FHR2 and FHR5 proteins in complement contact and beyond

For further details please see literature below. Salary is according to German TV-L (salary agreement for public service employees). As an equal opportunity employer the HKI is committed to increase the percentage of female scientists and therefore especially encourages them to apply.