Open positions

Date: May 21st, 2021
Schaller Research Group Leader Positions in Infectious Diseases at Heidelberg University

The Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation is a private foundation dedicated to furthering the careers of talented young scientists working in biomedicine at Heidelberg University. The Foundation is currently supporting five Schaller Research Groups. Applications are invited for additional Schaller Research Group Leaders in the field of infectious diseases in collaboration with Heidelberg University and its Center for Integrative Infectious Disease Research.

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For more information, please refer to the existing collaborative research consortia SFB1129 ( and SFB-TR179 ( and to the Heidelberg contributions in the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) (

Please send a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, two letters of reference and concise description of current research as well as research program for a five-year term to

Closing date: June 30, 2021

Date: May 7th, 2021

PhD student position available:

The Department of Infectious Diseases, Virology at the University Hospital Heidelberg offers a position for a PhD student
working on

HIV-1 cDNA-host interactions

in the group of Hans-Georg Kräusslich within the DFG funded collaborative research center 1129 (

The position is open immediately.
Please send your application (CV, academic transcript, motivation letter and reference letters or contact details of two referees) as a single pdf file to:

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⟩  MD/PhD students, MD thesis

SFB 1129 encourages research-oriented MD students to do a challenging experimental MD thesis and supports them during their experimental thesis for
a 12 month period.

Click  here for more information on current MD projects of the medical faculty of the University Heidelberg