PhD Position – Replication defects and aneuploidy


The Department of Molecular Genetics at the Faculty of Biology, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany, offers a

              PhD Position – Replication defects and aneuploidy

The focus of the work:

  • Research project to understand the consequences of abnormal chromosome numbers, so called aneuploidy, in human cells;
  • Analysis of the cellular processes in euploid and aneuploid cells using the state-of-the-art methods;
  • Maintenance of genome stability, replication and DNA damage analysis;
  • The project is part of a national coordinated consortium FOR2800:;
  • Further details:

We expect:

  • Successfully completed Master studies in Cell Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry or Molecular Biology;
  • Experience with cell culture work and modern genetics methods, positive attitude to computational biology;
  • Very good knowledge of the English language;
  • Scientific ambitions and ability to work in an international team.

We offer:

  • Fixed term for three years with possible extension that can be filled as a part time position;
  • The salary level according to the German wage agreement for the public service (TV-L);
  • Additional Social Security (VBL); Health care management;
  • Jobticket;
  • Exciting research in a pleasant environment with an ambitious international team.

Further Information:

  • Applicants with children are welcome;
  • Disabled applicants, women and minorities are encouraged to apply;
  • To apply, send a cover letter explaining the relevant work experience, a CV and the names,
    telephone and e-mail addresses of at least two references by e-mail.

Submit your application by December 15, 2018 to: Ingeborg Kluge,