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Open PhD position - Immune regulation of the intestinal barrier in IBD

The DFG-funded Collaborative Research Centre „Immune-Epithelial Communication in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases“ offers a PhD position to a talented and enthusiastic researcher holding a relevant Master’s degree. The joint research initiative between Erlangen, Berlin, Innsbruck and Kiel brings together experts from different IBD research fields, basic, translational clinical and computational research of Immune Regulation. Thus, the intense cooperation with the affiliated universities provides a vivid scientific environment throughout your PhD.

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student in the field of biomedicine. The successful PhD candidate should have a solid background both in biomedicine as well as in microbiology and immunology. Relevant experience in experimental disease models are an advantage.

The PhD student will deal with questions about cytokine regulation in different IBD disease models and its impact on the regulation of the intestinal barrier. Our lab provides a wide range of methods, including different murine models, IHC, microscopy, RNASeq, qPCR and ELISA.

During your doctorate you will have the opportunity to participate in a three-year structured educational program (Graduate School) to promote cross-frontier thinking and scientific networking.

For a sufficient application please provide a cover letter expressing research interests, along with a summary of your previous work and applied techniques, a complete CV and contact information for two references. Please provide these informations in one PDF document.

Further information about our research is available at

Deadline for applications: 10 May 2019

Employee classification TV-L E13
The position is part-time (65%)
The position is initially limited.
Women are especially encouraged to apply.
Handicapped applicants with equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christoph Becker
Medizinische Klinik I
Universitätsklinikum Erlangen
Zentrum für Molekulare Entzündungs- und Tumorforschung
Hartmannstrasse 14
91052 Erlangen
Tel.: +49 (0) 9131 85 35886
Fax : +49 (0) 9131 85 35959

Please send your application to

Dr. rer. nat. Juliane Friedrich
Sonderforschungsbereich TRR241
Medizinische Klinik I
Universitätsklinikum Erlangen
Hartmannstrasse 14
91052 Erlangen
Tel.:  +49 (0) 9131 85 35874
Fax : +49 (0) 9131 85 35959