Open PhD student positions


PhD student position available:

Cell-to-cell transfer of influenza A virus in cell culture and organoids

The Department of Infectious Diseases, Virology at the University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany offers positions for PhD students working on Cell-to-cell transfer of influenza A virus in cell culture and organoids in the group of Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Kräusslich and within the framework of the DFG-funded collaborative research center 1129 (

Address applications (motivation letter, CV, academic records, letters or contact details from two referees) as single pdf-document to:

Positions are open immediately; deadline for applications is July 15th, 2019.

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June 25th, 2019



Project 10:

Predoc and MSc positions available:

Positions are available in project 10 headed by Britta Brügger and Hans-Georg Kräusslich.

The Brügger group is seeking for highly motivated students interested to work on a project with strong interdisciplinarity. The project focuses on characterizing specific sphingolipid-protein interactions in the Influenza A replication cycle, using innovative tools, including methods in chemical biology, virology, cell biology and lipidomics.

The fellows will join a highly interactive and collaborative research team situated at the Heidelberg University Biochemistry Center.

Applications including CV, summary of previous research activities and reference letter should be sent as a single pdf-file to

March 26th, 2019


⟩  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.

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