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The GWT-TUD GmbH at the Technical University Dresden is seeking a
Postdoc in Immunology (f/m/x)
at the Institute for Immunology at the Faculty of Medicine. Our international research group investigates strategies to improve cancer immunotherapy.


Job description:

We focus on innovative approaches to stimulation of innate immunity in tumor tissue in order to enhance anti-tumor immunity. We focus on cytosolic nucleic acid sensor pathways, in particular the cGAS/STING axis, that induce potent IFN and NFkB responses and have been shown to be critical for immune control of cancer under treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors. We use state-of-the-art mouse models to modulate innate immunity in combination with pharmacological approaches to investigate the effect on immunological tumor control in vivo.

A successful candidate will use

  • flow cytometry
  • genetic engineering (CRISPR, recombineering)
  • cell culture
  • mouse genetics, conditional gene targeting
  • mouse in vivo tumor models
  • transcriptomics


Your profile:

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiasthic PhD or MD, experienced in life science research, preferably in immunology, with the following skills:

  • experiences with some the afore-mentioned technology (not mandatory)
  • experience in writing scientific publications and grants is of value
  • ability and motivation to work independently and to develop a research field
  • successful candidates will be working in an international environment and proficiency in written and oral English is required
  • team working skills


We offer:

  • a vibrant international research environment
  • a comprehensive spectrum of key technology available at the institute or in efficient core facilities on campus
  • collaborative work in a friendly team
  • flexible working hours
  • an internal prevention program including courses and fitness in our Carus Vital Health Center
  • a Position according to the TV-L conditions (E13; 100%)


Women are encouraged to apply. Disabled persons with equal qualification will be preferred.


Contract period:

  • the position is available as of now. Contract will be for 2 years initially with the option of prolongation.

Applicants should submit a full CV, list of publications and a motivation letter including a description of previous research experience, a summary of the PhD thesis, certificates and recommendation letters or contact details of referees.



For any questions please contact Professor Axel Roers, phone +49 351-458 6505 or mail julia.saalbach@tu-dresden.de or Linda Neubert, phone +49 351 40470 226, mail bewerbungen@tudag.de


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