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Master Thesis - Molecular Biology in Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Oncology and pharmacology
Karl Landsteiner Privatuniversität für Gesundheitswissenschaften
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Established in 2013, the Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences (KL) is part of an academic and research community located at the Campus Krems, and includes a network of comprising teaching hospitals in St. Pölten, Krems and Tulln. The university offers degree programmes in Human Medicine, Psychotherapy, Counselling Sciences and Psychology, which are tailored to the requirements of the Bologna model, opening the door to new, cutting-edge health professions. KL is committed to raising its profile in specific areas of biomedicine, biomedical engineering, and biopsychosocial sciences by entering into strategic academic and research partnerships with other institutions. With immediate effect, the KL offers a master student position (approx. 1 year) at the Division “Pharmacology” (Head: Univ. Prof. Dr. Dagmar Stoiber-Sakaguchi):


Master student position


Research interest:

Our group studies molecular mechanisms underlying tumor development. We have been working on different cancer types including leukemia and lymphoma. The current project is focused on the characterization of STAT3 isoforms in human acute myeloid leukemia cell lines.


Your responsibilities:

• Participation in the research projects at the Division Pharmacology (Master thesis)

• Development and application of molecular biology and biochemical methods (SDS-Page, Western Blot, cloning, protein purification, cell culture, microscopy, qPCR…)

• Presentation of scientific results


Your profile:

• Bacherlor’s degree in molecular biology, biochemistry or a related discipline

• Great interest in cancer biology and immunology

• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English required

• Self-driven and highly motivated

• High accuracy, reliability and very good interpersonal skills


Your perspective:

You can expect an enriching experience in a highly motivated and supportive team. The Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is dedicated to achieving a balanced mix of male and female academic and non-academic staff. Consequently, applications from female candidates are particularly encouraged. People with disabilities who meet the required qualification criteria are explicitly invited to apply and are given special consideration.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and certificates. Applications should be addressed to Jacqueline.wallwitz(at)


Main contact
Name: Jacqueline Wallwitz

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