Standort: Vienna
Art: Vollzeit
Firma: Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Experimental and Clinical Traumatology
Eingetragen am: 2020-10-27

The Ludwig Boltzmann Society (LBG) is a research organization with the mission to initiate new
research directions in Austria that address societally relevant challenges. The LBG operates 20
institutes in the fields of health research, the humanities and the social sciences. Each Ludwig
Boltzmann Institute is a partnership with one or several other organizations in academia,
industry, the public sector and civil society. The LBG employs over 550 people.  

The LBG is seeking to hire a full-time Pre-doctoral Researcher (30 hours/week) for the newly
established research group “senescence and healing of wounds” (SHoW) – Raffael
Himmelsbach/Heinz Redl. SHoW aims to investigate the role of senescent cells in skin wounds
whose healing progress has been compromised. The research group’s thematic focus is the
outcome of an Open Innovation in Science priority setting process conducted by the LBG in
collaboration with interested public. The group is located at Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for
Experimental and Clinical Traumatology (LBI Trauma) – Prof. Johannes Grillari in the
“Traumazentrum Wien - Standort Lorenz Böhler”, which provides laboratory and office
infrastructure. Supported by an Open Innovation in Science approach, the SHoW research
group shall work toward clinically relevant outcomes.
The successful candidate will be supervised by Dr. Mikolaj Ogrodnik, principal investigator of
SHoW’s biological research program. More information Ogrodnik’s research profile can be
found here:

Main tasks
• Planning and performing of experiments in in vitro and in vivo preclinical models;
• Data analysis;
• Writing a dissertation and publications (open choice of different universities in Vienna);
• Presentation of research results and participation in scientific events;

Your Profile
• A completed master’s degree in a cell biology related field;
• An interest in aging and regenerative medicine, especially wound healing and cellular
• Basic experience in experimental biology;
• Good oral and written communication skills in English;
• Experience with one or more of the following methods is an advantage: microscopy,
histology, cell biology and physiology of pre-clinical models, bioinformatics;
• Broad intellectual curiosity and good social skills to positively impact a transdisciplinary

Terms of employment
This position is an exciting opportunity to advance your career in a dynamic environment. We
offer a 3-year contract, including a one-month probation period, starting January 1st, 2021 or
as soon as possible. The offered gross annual salary is EUR 30’878, for 30 hours per week. Five
weeks of paid vacation time are included. The successful candidate will be eligible for career
development support from the LBG’s inhouse career service (Career Center). We encourage
applications by women.

Applications must be submitted by e-mail to Dr. Raffael Himmelsbach and must include a letter of motivation, as well as an
academic CV. Please indicate possible career interruptions due to childcare obligations. In
addition, name and contact details of one reference must be submitted.

The application deadline is November 16, 2020, 08:00 CET. We look forward to receiving your
application and getting to know you personally!


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