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Job Opportunities at HMGU

PhD Position: Cellular co-exposure of SARS-CoV-2 in primary cells

Place:   Institute of Environmental Medicine (Augsburg) Helmholtz Zentrum München

Contact: Dr. Stefanie Gillesstefanie.gillesnoSp@m@tum.de

Duration: 3 years

Starting date: Earliest November 2021

We are looking for a PhD candidate with an excellent degree and experience in in cell culture and prior knowledge in immunology and virology. Within the PhD project you shall:

  • Culture primary human nasal epithelial cells at the air-liquid-interface and infection of the cell cultures with human Coronaviruses
  • Co-expose infected cell cultures with different bioaerosols (pollen, fungal spores, house dust mite) and SARS-CoV-1-virus-like particles
  • Analyse the uptake of virus like particles and virus replication
  • Analyse the cellular response by cytokine multiplex, real-time PCR, Western Blot, FACS
  • Analyse the statistical/bioinformatic data from your experiments

 

Technical Assistant (BTA/CTA/MTA)

Place:   Institute of Environmental Medicine (Augsburg) Helmholtz Zentrum München

Contact: Dr. Matthias Reiger, matthias.reigernoSp@m@tum.de

Duration: 4 years

We are looking for a motivated Technical Assistant with experience in in cell culture and virology. Your responsibilities will be:

  • Cell culture and cell transfection with viruses especially SARS-CoV2
  • Basic virology tasks
  • Flow cytometry, preparation and quantification of RNA and DNA, qRT-PCR, Western blotting, ELISA and multiplex analysis,
  • General lab duties and management.
  • Strong interaction with all consortium partners

 

Project Coordinator

Place:   Institute of Environmental Medicine (Augsburg) Helmholtz Zentrum München

Contact: Dr. Matthias Reiger, matthias.reigernoSp@m@tum.de

Duration: 4 years

We are looking for a motivated Project Coordinator for the CORAERO Consortium with experience in scientific project management. Your responsibilities will be:

  • Coordination of the CORAERO project
  • Supervision and controlling of the aims and milestones
  • Reporting to third party funding agency
  • Strong interaction with all consortium partners
  • Organisation and coordination of the Helmholtz Reseach school and the summer schools
  • Strong interaction with the Spokesperson and Co-spokesperson of the consortium.
  • Strong interaction with all industrial and external partners and the transfer manager situated at the HZDR.