PhD student Microbiome in Aging - research organism mouse (f/m/d)
University of Cologne

PhD student Microbiome in Aging - research organism mouse (f/m/d)

Germany 31 Mar 2021


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CECAD Research Center | Cabreiro Lab

The University of Cologne is one of the largest and most research-intensive universities in Germany, offering a wide range of subjects. With its six faculties and its interfaculty centres, it offers a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines and internationally outstanding profile areas, supported by the administration with its services.

The Cabreiro lab ( aims at understanding how microbes alter specific metabolic and signaling pathways in host cells to maintain systemic homeostasis and suppress aging. Our research interests span several fields including organismal and cell biology, metabolism, microbiology, pharmacology and systems biology. We seek a highly motivated PhD student (f/m/d), who will investigate microbiome-related mechanisms in regulating drug effects on host immunity, metabolism and aging.




The position (65%) is available from the 01.09.2021. The position is initially for three years with the possibility of extension. If the applicant meets the relevant wage requirements and personal qualifications, the salary is based on remuneration group 13 TV-L of the pay scale for the German public sector.

The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered preferentially in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities / special needs or of equal status.

Please apply online with proof of the sought qualifications, including a CV and a one-page letter of interest (both written in English) and contact information for 2-3 academic references at: with the reference number Wiss2102-5.

The application deadline is 31.03.2021. All questions should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Cabreiro (

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