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1) Postdoctoral scientist in cancer immunotherapy (PhD, MD or equivalent) m/f/d

Date of publication: 10th of September 2018


Scope of the Project: 

We are offering an exciting scientific position in the field of immunology in a highly clinically relevant research area. The focus of the group Immunopharmacology (Head: PD Dr. Sebastian Kobold) is the development of new anti-tumoral immunotherapies. The project will focus on the development of novel protein-based anti-cancer agents. All projects are embedded in the doctorate program i-Target (Immunotargeting of Cancer) of the Elite Network of Bavaria ( and the Marie-Sklodowska Curie Network IMMUTRAIN, funded by the European Union.

The Division of Clinical Pharmacology (Director Prof. Stefan Endres; hosts highly motivated doctoral students, physicians and postdocs working together in a young team at an internationally competitive level (Hornung et al. Science 2006; Poeck et al. Nat Med 2008 und Nat Immunol 2010; Heidegger et al. Blood 2013; Hoffmann et al. Journal of Hepatology 2014, Kobold et al., J Natl Cancer Inst 2015a and 2015b). Our Division has full training capacities and clearance for the medical specialities clinical pharmacology and immunology.


We seek: 

We are looking for competitive applicants with a doctoral degree (PhD, MD or equivalent) from Germany or abroad with laboratory experience and excellent publications. Experimental skills and knowledge in immunology and cell biology as well as in vivo-models are desirable. The applicant will also be responsible for supervising doctoral students.


We offer: 

We offer a Postdoc position for one year with the possibility of extension for two more years. Salary is paid according to the German public service scale based on candidates' background and experience (TV-L).


Disabled persons will be preferentially considered in case of equal qualification. Presentation costs cannot be refunded. 


Please send your appication using the reference number to:


Dr. Katharina Dennemarck


Reference: 2018-PD-09


2) Doctoral thesis for medical students

Date of publication: 7th of February 2019


Topic: Adoptive cellular therapy of tumors

Candidates are invited to send their application, preferably by e-mail, directly to PD Dr. Sebastian Kobold. Applications should include a cover letter indicating the preferred research topic, CV and certificates (Abitur and I. Teil der Ärztlichen Prüfung).


Start: now


Duration: app. 2 years


Please send your appication using the reference to:


PD Dr. Sebastian Kobold


Reference: Immunotherapy02-2018

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