For any questions, do not hesitate to ask:
Prof. Dr. Nils Cordes Tel.: +49 351 4587401

Place of work:

Working hours:
19,5 h/week

7 October 2022

Online application
English / German
Job-Id: 2022/151 (1495)

The HZDR is committed to equal opportunity employment and we strongly encourage applications from qualified female candidates. We also carefully consider all applications from job candidates with severe disabilities.

Bautzner Landstraße 400
01328 Dresden

PhD Student (f/m/d) Research group Molecular and Cellular Radiobiology

Through cutting-edge research in the fields of ENERGY, HEALTH and MATTER, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) solves some of the pressing societal and industrial challenges of our time. Join our 1.400 employees from more than 50 nations at one of our six research sites and help us moving research to the next level!

At the Institute of Radiooncology – OncoRay scientists (f/m/d) specializing in medicine, physics, biology and IT work together to crucially improve the treatment of cancer by administering radiation therapy that is biologically-personalized and technically-optimized.

As part of the Institute, the Department of Radiobiology invites applications as PhD Student (f/m/d) Research group Molecular and Cellular Radiobiology.

The position will be available from 1 December 2022. The employment contract is limited to three years.

Your tasks:

  • Handling of cell cultures, primary cell cultures/organoids/cancer stem cells
  • Methods of Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatic analysis of omics data sets

Your profile:

  • Diploma or Master's degree in Biochemistry, Biology or Bioengineering with very good marks
  • Strong experience in handling cell cultures, primary cell cultures/organoids/cancer stem cells, cell and molecular biology, bioinformatic analysis of omics data sets (e.g. transcriptome, methylome, or similar)
  • Experience in histology and staining including the microscopic analysis of tissues
  • Goal oriented, capable of handling deadlines and highly motivated
  • Team player (f/m/d) who can also operate independently

Our offer:

  • A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment
  • Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
  • A structured PhD program with a comprehensive range of continuing education and networking opportunities - more information about the PhD program at the HZDR can be found here
  • The employment contract is limited to three years
  • Salary and social benefits in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD-Bund) including 30 days of paid holiday leave, company pension scheme (VBL)
  • We support a good work-life balance with the possibility of part-time employment and flexible working hours
  • Numerous company health management offerings
  • An employer subsidy for the VVO job ticket

Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) only via our Online-application-system.