29 Nov 2012

PhD Opening for International Students

Translational Oncology
PhD Student

The National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) Heidelberg offers a highly interactive and collaborative scientific environment with a strong focus on translational cancer research. The laboratory of Prof. Stefan Fröhling in the Department of Translational Oncology is interested in the molecular pathogenesis of epithelial and hematopoietic malignancies, with the ultimate goal to identify novel therapeutic targets. Specific projects include the identification of essential proteins and signaling pathways in Cancers dependent on mutant KRAS, the most commonly mutated human oncogene, and the identification of genetic vulnerabilites in epithelial Cancers and acute myeloid leukemia using functional genomics screens. Applicants should submit the following materials: CV, letter of motivation including expected availability date, complete list of publications, certificates, 2-3 references.

- University degree in biology, biochemistry, genetics, or a related field
- High motivation and strong interest in Cancer biology
- Strong laboratory and analytical skills
- Experience in molecular biology, protein biochemistry, Cancer genetics, or functional genetic approaches
- Very good command of English
- Enthusiasm for working in an ambitious, multidisciplinary research group

As soon as possible

The position is limited for 3 years.

Last Date December 12, 2012

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