Post-Doc and PhD Positions in Tumor Biology (m/f/d), Germany

Postdoctoral Researcher - Germany

Post-Doc and PhD Positions: The Georg-Speyer-Haus – Institute for Tumor Biology and Experimental Therapy in Frankfurt am Main is seeking highly motivated candidates for a Post-Doctoral position and a PhD position in the field of Tumor Biology. These positions are part of projects funded by an ERC ‘Advanced Grant on Cell Plasticity in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (PLASTICAN)’ and offer an exciting opportunity to work on characterizing tumor and stromal cell plasticity and developing innovative tools for functional analysis. The positions are available immediately and offer an initial contract duration of 2 years with the possibility of extension.


  • Post-Doctoral Position (TV-H E13)
  • PRD Position (TV-H E13, 65%)

Research Area: Tumor Biology and Immunology

Location: Georg-Speyer-Haus – Institute for Tumor Biology and Experimental Therapy, Frankfurt am Main


  • For Post-Doctoral Position: PhD in a relevant field
  • For PhD Position: Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Strong background in tumor biology and immunology
  • Experience with mouse models
  • Excellent academic track record

Job Description: As a Post-Doc or PhD candidate, you will be part of the research group led by Floran Grelen and contribute to the ERC-funded project ‘PLASTICAN.’ The project aims to characterize the plasticity of tumor and stromal cells in metastatic colorectal cancer and develop innovative tools for functional analysis. Responsibilities include hypothesis-driven research, experimental work, and collaboration with a team of researchers. The position offers flexible working hours to support work-life balance and a stimulating and autonomous work environment. Salary will be according to TV-H standards with all social benefits of the public service.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications as a single PDF file, including the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Two letters of recommendation

Please send your application to:

Alternatively, you can mail your application to: Georg-Speyer-Haus Human Resources Paul-Ehrlich-Str. 42-44 60596 Frankfurt am Main

Last Date for Apply: Applications will be accepted until position filled.

We welcome applications from women, and preference will be given to disabled persons in case of equal qualifications. The position can be split, and applications for part-time work are welcome. Join us in advancing the understanding of tumor biology and contributing to cutting-edge research in an inclusive and supportive environment.


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