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The Mildred Scheel Career Center (Mildred-Scheel-Nachwuchszentrum, MSNZ) Frankfurt is a joint institution of the Faculty of Medicine of the Goethe University, the University Hospital Frankfurt, the University Cancer Center (UCT) Frankfurt and the Frankfurt Cancer Institute (FCI). The MSNZ Frankfurt is one of five sites in Germany funded by the German Cancer Aid within the frame of the research program “Mildred-Scheel-Nachwuchszentren”.

The MSNZ offers an excellence program for Junior Group Leaders (scientists with a life science background or physicians working exclusively in science or with limited clinical duties) aiming at a long-term perspective in academic medicine with high scientific expectations. More information can be found at www.msnz-frankfurt.com.

The MSNZ Frankfurt is currently looking for a

Junior Group Leader (f/m/x)
in Translational Cancer Research with focus on Cancer Inflammation

Funding up to six years / Reference number: 229-2021

The focus of this junior group in translational cancer research should be within the broader field of cancer inflammation. We are particularly interested in a focus on innate tumor immunity or tumor microenvironment involving advanced technologies such as single cell omics. Support is provided by the technological platforms and staff scientists of the FCI (https://fci.health/) as well as the expertise of the UCT Biobank for patient samples and annotated data.

We expect

  • University degree and PhD or MD or MD-PhD with outstanding scientific credentials and several years of postdoc experience
  • Strong expertise in translational cancer research obtained in national and international research institutions
  • Publications in high-ranking international scientific journals
  • Own third party funding
  • Research expertise in one of the topics relevant for the mission of the FCI, the UCT and the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK)
  • A competitive research proposal within the aims of the FCI, the UCT and the DKTK
  • Strong interest in promoting your own career and scientific independence
  • High level of motivation and communication skills
  • Long-term scientific concept
  • Governmental regulations require a valid proof of measles immunity or vaccination.

We offer

  • Excellent environment to establish an independent research group 
  • Integration into the FCI, the UCT and the DKTK 
  • Access to scientific infrastructure and established preclinical models
  • Excellent basic research linked to translational and clinical aspects
  • Funding for a PhD position or technical assistance and a budget for consumables
  • Participation in training and qualification programs of the MSNZ
  • A diverse and challenging task in an outstanding scientific and international environment
  • The ”Uni-Strolche” – our day nursery (reserved places for MSNZ personnel)
  • Part-time possibilities (the position is divisible)

Are you interested?
We are looking forward to your application! Further information on the FCI and UCT and their research program can be found at https://fci.health and https://www.uct-frankfurt.de/forschung.html. An overview of the MSNZ is available at www.msnz-frankfurt.com.

Download – Call for Junior Group Leaders

Download – Application Form

Application

Please use exclusively the provided application form and submit your request electronically, stating the reference number, together with a letter of motivation until May 31, 2021 via the career portal of the University Hospital Frankfurt (details at www.msnz-frankfurt.com).

Please note: The career portal of the University Hospital is currently only available in German. Alternatively, you can send your application by email to bewerbung@kgu.de, stating the reference number 229-2021. 

Women are underrepresented in these positions at the University Hospital Frankfurt. Therefore, we highly appreciate applications of women who will be preferred where qualifications are equivalent. Applicants with disabilities will be preferred if personal and professional skills are the same.

Selection process

Complete incoming applications will be examined by a selection committee and promising candidates will be invited to a scientific colloquium to present their project proposal and scientific concept to the selection committee. 

Contact for questions

For further information on the Mildred Scheel Career Center, please contact

Prof. Christian Brandts, phone: + 49 69 6301-87334
or
Prof. Evelyn Ullrich, phone: +49 69 6301-83000
or
Dr. Tinka Haydn, phone: +49 69/6301-7251, email: msnz@kgu.de

The Mildred Scheel Career Center (Mildred-Scheel-Nachwuchszentrum, MSNZ) Frankfurt is a joint institution of the Faculty of Medicine of the Goethe University, the University Hospital Frankfurt, the University Cancer Center (UCT) Frankfurt and the Frankfurt Cancer Institute (FCI). The MSNZ Frankfurt is one of five sites in Germany funded by the German Cancer Aid within the frame of the research program “Mildred-Scheel-Nachwuchszentren”.

The MSNZ offers an excellence program for Junior Group Leaders (scientists with a life science background or physicians working exclusively in science or with limited clinical duties) aiming at a long-term perspective in academic medicine with high scientific expectations. More information can be found at www.msnz-frankfurt.com.

The MSNZ Frankfurt is currently looking for a

Junior Group Leader (f/m/x)
in Translational Cancer Research with focus on Drug Target Validation in Preclinical Cancer Models

Funding up to six years / Reference number: 230-2021

The MSNZ Frankfurt aims to link the medicinal chemistry expertise of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Prof. Dr. Stefan Knapp, https://www.uni-frankfurt.de/53483664/Knapp) with the translational cancer research program of the FCI (https://fci.health). The focus of this junior group is to actively pursue drug target validation in mechanistic studies and in preclinical cancer models. Several preclinical models are available to support the junior group and can be included in the research proposal. Further support is provided by the technological platforms and staff scientists of the FCI (drug screening, organoids, animal models), as well as the expertise of the UCT Biobank for patient samples and annotated data.

We expect

  • University degree and PhD or MD or MD-PhD with outstanding scientific credentials and several years of postdoc experience
  • Strong expertise in translational cancer research obtained in national and international research institutions
  • Publications in high-ranking international scientific journals
  • Own third party funding
  • Research expertise in one of the topics relevant for the mission of the FCI, the UCT and the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK)
  • A competitive research proposal within the aims of the FCI, the UCT and the DKTK
  • Strong interest in promoting your own career and scientific independence
  • High level of motivation and communication skills
  • Long-term scientific concept
  • Governmental regulations require a valid proof of measles immunity or vaccination.

We offer

  • Excellent environment to establish an independent research group 
  • Integration into the FCI, the UCT and the DKTK 
  • Access to scientific infrastructure and established preclinical models
  • Excellent basic research linked to translational and clinical aspects
  • Funding for a PhD position or technical assistance and a budget for consumables
  • Participation in training and qualification programs of the MSNZ
  • A diverse and challenging task in an outstanding scientific and international environment
  • The ”Uni-Strolche” – our day nursery (reserved places for MSNZ personnel)
  • Part-time possibilities (the position is divisible)

Are you interested?
We are looking forward to your application! Further information on the FCI and UCT and their research program can be found at https://fci.health and https://www.uct-frankfurt.de/forschung.html. An overview of the MSNZ is available at www.msnz-frankfurt.com. For information on the research program in pharmaceutical chemistry, please visit https://www.uni-frankfurt.de/53483664/Knapp or contact Prof. Stefan Knapp (phone: + 49 798-29303).

Download – Call for Junior Group Leaders

Download – Application Form

Application

Please use exclusively the provided application form and submit your request electronically, stating the reference number, together with a letter of motivation until May 31, 2021 via the career portal of the University Hospital Frankfurt (details at www.msnz-frankfurt.com).

Please note: The career portal of the University Hospital is currently only available in German. Alternatively, you can send your application by email to bewerbung@kgu.de, stating the reference number 230-2021. 

Women are underrepresented in these positions at the University Hospital Frankfurt. Therefore, we highly appreciate applications of women who will be preferred where qualifications are equivalent. Applicants with disabilities will be preferred if personal and professional skills are the same.

Selection process

Complete incoming applications will be examined by a selection committee and promising candidates will be invited to a scientific colloquium to present their project proposal and scientific concept to the selection committee. 

Contact for questions

For further information on the Mildred Scheel Career Center, please contact

Prof. Christian Brandts, phone: + 49 69 6301-87334
or
Prof. Evelyn Ullrich, phone: +49 69 6301-83000
or
Dr. Tinka Haydn, phone: +49 69/6301-7251, email: msnz@kgu.de

Kontakt

Sie haben Fragen? Bitte kontaktieren Sie uns!

Dr. Tinka Haydn
Universitäres Centrum für Tumorerkrankungen
Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt
Telefon: 069 6301 7251
Fax: 069 6301 6101
tinka.haydn@kgu.de
msnz@kgu.de
 

Das Mildred-Scheel-Nachwuchszentrum Frankfurt wird von der Deutschen Krebshilfe e.V. gefördert.