Postdoctoral position in T cell biology / developmental biology, Vienna, Austria

Erwin Schrödinger Fellowships (Postdoc) Position in Austria

Postdoctoral position in T cell biology: The Medical University of Vienna, Institute of Immunology, is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic postdoctoral fellow to join the Ellmeier Laboratory. We are conducting cutting-edge research in the fields of T cell biology and developmental biology, with a focus on understanding the transcriptional control mechanisms governing murine and human Th cell differentiation, as well as investigating the role of the BTB-ZF transcription factor MAZR in these processes. This is a full-time, temporary position with a competitive salary, and the selected candidate will have the opportunity to work in a stimulating interdisciplinary research environment with access to state-of-the-art technology.

Designation: Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Area: T cell biology / developmental biology

Location: Vienna, Austria


  • A PhD degree (or equivalent) in life sciences with an excellent productivity record
  • Track record in molecular biology, molecular immunology, cellular immunology
  • Strong motivation to engage in the project and work independently
  • Experience in one of the following fields would be advantageous: working with transgenic mouse models, skills in mouse or human T cell culture

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be part of an Austrian Science Fund (FWF) funded research project within an international research group at the Institute of Immunology, Medical University of Vienna. You will be involved in cutting-edge research activities, utilizing a variety of experimental techniques including multi-color flow cytometry, immunological tools, biochemical and molecular approaches, retroviral-mediated gene transduction, next-generation sequencing, mass spectrometry, and mouse molecular genetics tools.


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  • Andersen et al, Cell Rep. 29(13) PMID: 31875552


How to Apply:

Interested candidates are required to submit electronic applications in a single PDF file, including the following documents:

  1. Academic curriculum vitae (no more than 2 -3 pages)
  2. List of peer-reviewed publications
  3. At least two names of academic references
  4. Motivation letter explaining why you wish to start/continue a career in the field (1 page)

Please email your applications (subject heading “Application for Postdoc-Position”) or any questions about the position to:

The application period is open from September 4, 2023, until the position is filled. Short-listed candidates will be invited for Zoom interviews and/or personal interviews. The starting date is as soon as possible.

Last Date for Apply: October 30, 2023, 12:00 (Europe/Vienna)

Additional Information:

Work Location(s): Vienna, Austria

Number of offers available: 1

Company/Institute: Medical University of Vienna, Institute of Immunology

Languages: English (Good level)

Where to apply:



Application Deadline: October 30, 2023, 12:00 (Europe/Vienna)



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