PhD and Postdoc Positions

The Institute of Molecular Virology (headed by Profs. Kirchhoff and Münch) at Ulm University Medical Center is seeking for highly talented and enthusiastic scientists to undertake research at the cutting edge of modern virology (SARS-CoV-2, HIV-1, Zika Virus), immunology, biochemistry, drug development and nanotechnology.
We offer the possibility to work on exciting projects using state-of-the-art technologies in a highly motivated research team with a stimulating, diverse and international research environment. The projects will be associated with the CRC1279 including advanced training opportunities, such as enrollment in the International Graduate School in Molecular Medicine for PhD students.
Required qualifications are a Master, Diploma or doctoral degree in Molecular Medicine, Biology, Biochemistry or related subjects, experience in cell culture and molecular biology, a high motivation to solve complex scientific problems and excellent communication skills.
Projects topics are innate immunity against viral infections including SARS-CoV-2, targeting CXCR4 as therapeutic concept in cancer and inflammation, the identification and preclinical development of novel antiviral and/or immune-regulatory peptides and development of nanotechnological tools for improved gene delivery.
Starting date: flexible
Application Instructions: Please email (subject: Application for PhD position or  Application for Postdoc position) a cover letter, your curriculum vitae, references and contact information in English language to
Deadline: April, 15, 2021


Master, PhD and Postdoc Positions Available

The Institute of Molecular Virology is always interested in hearing from highly motivated, enthusiastic individuals interested in molecular biology of HIV, anti-viral restriction factors and novel strategies to combat viral infections. Suitable applicants are strongly encouraged to send a CV, cover letter, and the contact details of three referees in a single pdf file to:

The Ulm University Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer and aims at increasing the proportion of female researchers. Thus, applications by women are strongly encouraged. Disabled candidates will be preferentially considered in case of equal qualification.