Position: Postdoc

Department: DKTK München, Medizinische Klinik III, Klinikum der Universität München , Campus Großhadern, Labor für Leukämiediagnostik

Code number: 2019-0094

The German Cancer Research Center is the largest biomedical research institution in Germany. With approximately 3,000 employees, we operate an extensive scientific program in the field of cancer research.

Together with university partners at seven renowned partner sites, we have established the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK).

For the partner site of DKTK Munich the German Cancer Research Center is seeking a postdoc.

Job description:

We offer a postdoc position in cancer genetics research. The candidate will be joining a collaborative research environment in the Laboratory for Leukemia Diagnostics at the University of Munich. We are looking for a highly motivated and independent postdoctoral research fellow, who is interested in working on a project aiming to understand the genetic evolution of clonal hematopoiesis, myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia through cutting-edge single cell genomics techniques.


M.D. or PhD in (Molecular) Biology, Immunology, Biochemistry or relevant field. Successful candidates have a publication track record demonstrating a strong background in cancer genetics and interests in translational research. Prior experience in next-generation sequencing techniques and bioinformatic analyses of NGS data are desirable.

We offer:

  • Interesting, versatile workplace
  • International, attractive working environment
  • Campus with modern state-of-the-art infrastructure
  • Salary according to TV-L including social benefits
  • Possibility to work part-time
  • Flexible working hours
  • Comprehensive further training program
  • Access to the DKFZ  International Postdoc Program

Earliest Possible Start Date: as soon as possible

Duration: The position is limited to 2 years.

The position can in principle be part-time.

Application Deadline: 05.04.2019


Christine Koppenhöhl
Phone +49 (0)89/4400-54627

Please note that we do not accept applications submitted via email.

The German Cancer Research Center is committed to increase the percentage of female scientists and encourages female applicants to apply. Among candidates of equal aptitude and qualifications, a person with disabilities will be given preference.                           

To apply for a position please use our online application portal (www.dkfz.de/jobs).

We ask for your understanding that we cannot return application documents that are sent to us by post (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Personalabteilung, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg) and that we do not accept applications submitted via email. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.