The Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology (IMMIP) at the University Hospital Bonn has an immediate vacancy for the following full-time position (38.5 hours/week)
PhD student position (m/f/d)
The position is available for three years with the possibility of an extension.
The IMMIP (Director, Prof. Dr. med. Achim Hoerauf) invites applications for a Ph.D. student position in the research group of Dr. Manuel Ritter about neglected tropical diseases (e.g., helminth infections) and their influence on concomitant infections and diseases. Besides international research projects especially in Africa, the AG Ritter is using the filarial mouse model Litomosoides sigmodontis to analyse filarial-specific immune responses and signalling mechanisms (for further information see https://www.microbiology-bonn.de/en/research/dr-manuel-ritter). The group of Dr. Ritter is funded by the DFG within the German-African Cooperation Projects in Infectiology (Projects: MARAG and MAP-TB).