UMESciA Application for PostDocs

Application is open for 9 Postdoc positions for Medical Scientists from any natural science and life science areas, including data science and bioinformatics. UMESciA scientific activities are accompanied by a structured qualification program and awarded with a certificate at the end of the 2 year program. A selected number of candidates may enter into a second two-year funding phase, based on scientific merit and achievements. Parallel academic qualification towards habilitation is supported by UMESciA. W2-Professorship positions are planned to be created for excellent candidates after completion of the full 4 year program.

These positions are ideal for candidates, who have already published in high-ranking journals and now wish to continue their career in one of the leading cancer centers in Germany. You will be embedded into a vibrant network of translational researchers with active interconnection to the local German Cancer Consortium and Clinician Scientist Programs.

We offer:

  • Structured qualification program offering scientific qualifications as well as leadership competencies
  • Networking and mentoring activities
  • Training and research program connecting UMESciA with Clinician Scientist programs by tandem research units
  • Guidance for scientific career, networking and grant writing
  • Competences and knowledge useful for translational research and career development in the academic or biotech/pharma sector
  • A program certificate upon successful completion
  • Supporting the compatibility of work and family

Your profile:

  • Completed PhD Thesis and a completed academic degree in natural sciences or life sciences (Master/Diploma)
  • Proven interest in translational oncologic research
  • High motivation and commitment
  • Interest in the development of an academic research career
  • Previous publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Excellent English skills

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Applications must include:

  • CV
  • Copies of all university degrees including grades,
  • Copies of the two best publications (published or accepted)
  • Application form 

Interested candidates should send the application documents together with the copies of all university degrees in one single pdf file  to the tender number 1178 to

The interviews will be held in a two-step process with lectures and individual interviews in late summer 2022 online or in Essen.