PhD student (f/m/d) Radiobiology / Radiology

Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
February 16, 2023
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For any questions, do not hesitate to ask: PD Dr. Elke Beyreuther Tel.: +49 351 260 3935, +49 351 458 7436

Place of work: Dresden-Rossendorf

Working hours: 19,5 h/week

Deadline: 16 February 2023

Online application English / German Job-Id: 2023/11 (1595)

At HZDR, we promote and value diversity among our employees. We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds regardless of gender, ethnic and social origin, belief, disability, age, and sexual orientation. Severely disabled persons are given preference in the event of equal suitability.

Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf Bautzner Landstraße 400 01328 Dresden

PhD student (f/m/d) Radiobiology / Radiology

Through cutting-edge research in the fields of ENERGY, HEALTH and MATTER, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) solves some of the pressing societal and industrial challenges of our time. Join our 1.500 employees from more than 50 nations at one of our six research sites and help us moving research to the next level!

The Institute of Radiation Physics conducts research for states of matter under extreme conditions and in very small dimensions.

The Department of Laser Particle Acceleration is looking for a PhD student Radiobiology / Radiology (f/m/d). The position will be available from 1 April 2023. The employment contract is limited to three years.

Your tasks:

To further translate the emerging topic of high dose rate (Flash) radiation therapy into the clinics,a better understanding of the biological mechanisms and optimal radiation parameters are mandatory. Within the PhD thesis animal experiments will be perfomed at the experimental proton beam line of the University Proton Therapy Dresden and at the Draco laser proton accelerator at HZDR to investigate the influence of proton dose rate on the tumor and normal tissue response. Specific tasks include:

  • Strong collaboration with the interdisciplinary teams at the proton facilities for preparation and perfomance of animal irradiation studies
  • Investigation of normal and tumor tissue response for various proton dose rates
  • Literature research, publication and presentation of scientific results
  • Your profile:
  • Very good Master's degree in Biology, Physics or closely related natural science studies
  • Willingness to work with animal models (respective qualifications are not mandatory and can be achieved)
  • Interest on work and exchange within interdisciplinary teams
  • Basic knowledge in histology and image analyses are a plus
  • Excellent communication and team working skills in an experimental environment
  • You naturally show a diligent and focused habit, you are efficient and goal-oriented
  • Very goog communication skills in English (written and spoken)
  • Our offer:
  • A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment

  • Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities

  • A structured PhD program with a comprehensive range of continuing education and networking opportunities - more information about the PhD program at the HZDR can be found here
  • Salary and social benefits in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD-Bund) including 30 days of paid holiday leave, company pension scheme (VBL)
  • We support a good work-life balance with the possibility of part-time employment, mobile working and flexible working hours
  • Numerous company health management offerings
  • Employee discounts with well-known providers via the platform Corporate Benefits
  • An employer subsidy for the VVO job ticket
  • Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) only via our Online-application-system.

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