PhD in Translational Tumor Immunology, Berlin, Germany

Postdoc in Germany
PhD in Translational Tumor Immunology: The Max-Eder research group led by Dr. med. Livius Penter at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, invites applications for a highly motivated PhD candidate in the field of translational tumor immunology. This exciting opportunity focuses on blood malignancies and stem cell transplantation, with the aim of developing therapeutic immunomodulation strategies.


PhD Candidate in Translational Tumor Immunology

Research Area

  • Translational Tumor Immunology
  • Blood Malignancies
  • Stem Cell Transplantation


  • Charité Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Wedding, Berlin, Germany


  • Completed degree in biological sciences, biotechnology, bioinformatics, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in methods such as single cell and bulk sequencing, immunogenomics datasets analysis, and data management in a UNIX environment.
  • Strong programming skills in R, Python, shell, or similar languages.
  • Excellent proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Interest in collaborating with national and international research groups.
  • Strong organizational skills and an independent working style.

Job Description

  • Collection, cryoconservation, and processing of primary human blood and bone marrow samples.
  • Planning and executing single cell and bulk sequencing experiments.
  • Analyzing single cell and immunogenomics datasets.
  • Developing custom sequencing methods and analysis pipelines.
  • Managing and processing raw data on cluster infrastructure.
  • Planning and executing follow-up experiments in collaboration with the team (e.g., co-culture experiments with T cells and tumor cells).

Advantages at the Charité

  • Highly professional collaboration in a motivated and interdisciplinary team.
  • A future-oriented, varied, and challenging job with high personal responsibility.
  • Intercultural team events and well-structured onboarding.
  • Employee discounts on shopping, travel, and sports.
  • Company pension scheme for additional old age security.
  • Certified family-friendly university and employer.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can apply using the Charité online tool Apply now. For further queries, contact Dr. med. Livius Penter at or +49-(0)30-450-553 615.

Last Date for Apply

The application deadline is 31st July 2024.



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