Group Leader Position Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and Brain Malignancies
DKFZ - German Cancer Research Center
We are currently seeking an outstanding researcher as head of an independent junior research group (equivalent to an appointment at the assistant professor level). The successful candidate should have international research experience and excellent scientific track record in iPSC technology and its application.
The candidate should provide an innovative research program focusing on fundamental and/or translational aspects of brain malignancies such as cancer initiation, growth control of neural tissue, the cellular origin of brain cancer or therapeutic intervention using human iPSC-based models. Inclusion of state-of-the-art techniques such as brain organoids or CRISPR/Cas9-based genome editing is encouraged.
Eligible applicants are scientists (PhD, MD or MD-PhD degree) with more than 2 and less than 6 years of postdoctoral experience at the time of application (which can be extended for family-related matters/nursing of family members or residency training periods).
The ideal candidate is expected to pursue highly innovative research projects at the frontiers of human induced pluripotent stem cells and brain cancer and should be able to successfully raise extramural funding.