PostDoc in Signaling and Immunogenetics

University of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Biological Sciences and Pathobiology, Centre for Biological Sciences



The main research interest of the team is centred around the role of the JAK-STAT signalling pathway in health and during inflammatory and infectious diseases. The current focus is on the role of the JAK-STAT signalling in orchestrating the crosstalk between immune and non-immune cells in homeostasis and during infectious diseases and the transcriptional control and chromatin remodelling activities of STAT proteins. Furthermore, the PostDoc position includes (co-)supervision of internships, Master, Bachelor and/or PhD students and the participation in administrative tasks in the context of teaching and research.


Responsibilities and tasks

• Performing independent research projects and participation in ongoing projects of the research group

• Preparation of research publications

• (Co-) supervision of internship, Bachelor, Master, and PhD students

• Independent preparation and delivery of courses (teaching)

• Participation in administrative tasks in the context of teaching and research


Necessary education, qualifications and knowledge on taking up employment

• Completed Doctorate/PhD in (Veterinary-) Medicine or Natural/Life Sciences

• Several years of experience in basic biomedical research

• Adequate publication performance for the career stage

• Good knowledge of English (Level B2)


Desirable qualifications and skills

• Experience with handling gene-modified mice and in vivo disease models

• Solid experience with flow cytometry

• Practical experience with in vivo infection and inflammation models under BSL2 conditions

• Ability to work in a team, commitment and high motivation

• Experience in coordinated work within research networks

• Average knowledge of German (Level B1)


Working hours: 40

Duration of the contract: limited to 4 years


We offer

• Top university: the Vetmeduni is one of the leading academic institutions in Europe to offer education in and undertake research on veterinary medicine

• Stable employer

• Attractive campus

• Opportunities for further training, both personal and in connection with your career

• Preventive and medical health care

• Diversity- and family-friendly culture

• Childcare facilities, both in term time and during holidays

• Many attractive fringe benefits

• Staff events



We shall be happy to receive your application, quoting reference number 2024/0124, by e-mail to Please do not forget to include the reference number, or we shall not be able to assign your application to the correct position.

Application deadline: 30.06.2024


Further information

Birgit Strobl


+43 1 25077-5600


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