Open Positions

Postdoc and PhD Positions in CRC 1279

“Exploiting the Human Peptidome for Novel Antimicrobial and Anticancer Agents”


After the successful extension of our CRC 1279 we are now seeking highly talented and motivated PhD students and Postdocs (w/m/d) for cutting edge research in immunology, biochemistry, biophysics, drug development and nanotechnology.

We offer the possibility to work on exciting projects using state-of-the-art technologies in a highly stimulating, diverse and international research environment. The projects will be associated with the CRC 1279 including advanced training opportunities, such as enrollment in the International Graduate School in Molecular Medicine. Salary and benefits are given according to the German TV-L system.

Required qualifications are a Master, Diploma or PhD in Molecular Medicine, Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacy or related subjects; experience in cell culture and molecular biology; a high motivation to solve complex scientific problems; and excellent communication skills.

Projects topics are for example the structure and function of amyloid fibrils, peptide inhibitors of bacterial toxins and endogenous inhibitors of therapy-induced leukemia
Starting date: flexible

Application: Please email (subject: Application for PhD position or Application for Postdoc position) your cover letter, your CV, references and contact information in English language as a single pdf file to
Deadline: August 31, 2021

Early career development in the SFB 1279

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PhD Program

International Graduate School in Molecular Medicine Ulm

Early career support for young scientists and funding programms

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With this individual grants programme (Bausteinprogramm), the Medical Facultyawards start-up funding in a competitive procedure for 10-15 research projects per year (funding: max. 40,000€/year) over a maximum of 3 years.

Hertha Nathoff Programm

This programme enables scientific career development of young female scientists with a PhD or MD background.

SFB wine and cheese event

Wine and cheese event, on the 1st Wednesday of every month, for the young scientists in the SFB.

Clinician Scientist Programme of the Medical Faculty

The goal of this programme for young scientists is to help them start their own research projects that enable them to achieve the previous work and publications that are usually required to successfully attract third-party funding.

The Equal Opportunity Office of Ulm University

offers funding opportunities which include support for travel funding (conferences and research visits), seminars and workshops.

Laboratory assistance for young women scientists during pregnancy or breastfeeding

The support is available to female doctoral and postdoctoral candidates at Ulm University, and in individual cases with relevant reasons also to bachelor's and master's students.

Bridging Programme for the Career Entry of Female Junior Researchers

Ulm University seeks to attract as many female junior researchers as possible for an academic career. The bridging programme supports their transition to the next qualification level and allows faculties and institutes to offer attractive conditions in the competition for qualified female graduates.

The Mentoring and Training Program – MuT

Das MuT-Mentoring und Training ist ein Programm zur berufsbegleitenden Unterstützung und Förderung von hochqualifizierten Nachwuchswissenschaftlerinnen in Baden-Württemberg.

Margarete von Wrangell Habilitation Program for Women

Das "Margarete von Wrangell-Programm" hat das Ziel, besonders qualifizierte Wissenschaftlerinnen an den Universitäten und Hochschulen des Landes Baden-Württemberg zu ermutigen und materiell in die Lage zu versetzen, sich für die Berufung auf eine Professur zu qualifizieren.

Brigitte Schlieben-Lange-Program for Young Women Researchers and Academics with Children

Nachwuchswissenschaftlerinnen und -künstlerinnen mit Kind(ern) werden bei der Qualifizierung für eine Professur finanziell unterstützt.