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Master Thesis in Tumor Biology / Immunology

Tumor Biology, Immunology
Institute of Cancer Research, Medical University of Vienna
Closing Date


A Master Thesis Position in Tumor Biology / Immunology is available at the Institute of Cancer Research (Medical University of Vienna).

Research Area:

The Herndler-Brandstetter Lab has developed reporter and conditional knockout mice to investigate the cellular and molecular mechanisms of how distinct mesenchymal stromal cell subsets affect tumor growth and metastasis, how they regulate anti-tumor immune cell responses and how they drive the emergence of therapy resistance.


- Bachelor in biology, biotechnology, pharmacy or a related discipline

- Work experience is a plus (e.g. cell culture and basic molecular biology techniques acquired during bachelor thesis, internships etc.)

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

- High level of self-motivation, curiosity, collaborative mindset and a desire to work in an international research environment

- High accuracy in scientific work and a proactive approach to identify and address research questions

We offer:

- A Master Thesis Position (12 months) in an internationally competitive research environment at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) located at the Vienna Medical Campus

- A collaborative and inspiring working atmosphere

- Access to state-of-the-art technologies via the ICR and MUV core facilities (next generation single cell sequencing, reporter and conditional knockout mouse models, 13-color flow cytometry, live cell imaging and immunofluorescence microscopy)

- A monthly allowance of € 460.66

Applications should be written in English and contain:

- Curriculum Vitae

- Motivation letter

- Synopsis of your bachelor thesis (max. 400 words)

Application Deadline: July 15, 2020

Please send your application documents to Dr. Dietmar Herndler-Brandstetter: dietmar.herndler-brandstetter(at)


Main contact
Name: Dietmar Herndler-Brandstetter

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