We are offering a position as
Ph.D. student (f/m/d) in Biomarker Research

The University Hospital Ulm with its employees (f/m/d) stands for modern patient care with high quality, top research and medical teaching oriented towards the future as well as training in attractive professional fields. The prerequisites for this are qualified and committed employee
Your tasks:
  • Study of biomarker changes in patient samples of different neurodegenerative diseases especially amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Development of assays for the measurement of protein biomarkers in CSF and blood
  • Discovery of novel biomarker candidates
  • Presentation of results at progress report meetings and international conferences
  • Writing scientific publications

We offer:
  • Up-to-date and clinically relevant research questions
  • State-of-the art instrumentation (Simoa, Ella, Exploris) and competitive research infrastructure including the association to the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE, www.oeckllab.com)
  • Payment according to TV-L (Baden Württemberg) and pension plan provided by your employer
  • Support for pursuing a career with a work-family balance
  • Work place health promotion
  • Various opportunities for recreational activities in the Ulm area

  • Master Degree in biochemistry, biology, molecular medicine, pharmacology or equivalent
  • Strong background and understanding of protein biochemistry
  • Excellent experimental and analytical skills and interest in assay development
  • High interest in neurodegenerative diseases (experience in neurosciences is advantageous)
  • Team-oriented, independent and ambitious working style

Contract: limited
Level of employment: part-time
application: 31.01.2023

Are you interested?
Then apply using our online form here:

Ulm University Hospital
Department of Neurology
PD Dr. Patrick Öckl
Helmholtzstraße 8/1
89081 Ulm

Employment takes place through the administration department of the University Medical Center Ulm, which acts in the name and on behalf of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg. Handicapped people with equal qualifications will be employed preferentially. The University Medical Center Ulm aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore encourages qualified female to submit their application.