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Job Type: Wissenschaftliche Jobausschreibungen

Master thesis positions in translational cancer research

Cancer Biology
Medical Univ. of Vienna - Dept. of General Surgery
Closing Date


Subject: Establishment of malignant ascites as ex vivo tumor model

Place of work: Department of General Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, AKH 8GH



Starting date: 01.10.2022, first round of interviews starting immediately.

Duration: 9 (work) + 3 (finishing and writing) months

Topic: Establishment of malignant ascites as ex vivo tumor model for new therapeutic strategies. Several methods will be employed. (3D) Cell Culture, FACS, Immunofluorescence Staining, Seahorse Real-Time Cell Metabolic Analysis, Gene Expression, Western Blotting, HDL isolation and Analysis, Microscopy, Proteomics (in cooperation with Inst. of Analytical Chemistry), etc.



• University/FH student with a Bachelor’s degree in the field of molecular biology/biomedical sciences/biochemistry

• Profound wet lab skills are a prerequisite

• Experience in cell culture, cell biology, immunology

• Careful and diligent way of working

• Willingness to work with tissues/blood from patients

• High motivation; good communication and team player skills

• Experience in bioinformatics (Linux) is a plus

• German language is also a plus


Payment: according MUW scheme (Forschungsbeihilfe € 440,- per month; 12 months)


Additional information:


If you are interested, please send your applications including a letter of motivation as soon as possible to:

Dietmar Pils (Principal Investigator)

Department of General Surgery

AKH – 8.H9.05

A-1090 Vienna, Austria

Email: dietmar.pils(at)


Main contact
Name: Dietmar Pils
Phone: 014040041690

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