PhD and Posdoctoral opportunities in Regensburg

Our colleague Dr. Jan Medenbach is seeking for outstanding graduate student and postdoctoral fellows to investigate the mechanisms underlying post-trasncriptional control of gene expression. Please submit your application including a CV and a motivation letter with research interests and research experience no later than February 28th to:

You can find more information here:


DPhil programmes

The lab is currently seeking for outstanding graduate students willing to apply to the Department of Biochemistry DPhil programme. Applications should be completed before January 9th. The aim of the project is to determine the scope of host proteins involved in HIV RNA metabolism. This research will not only improve our understanding of viral infection, but may be instrumental to identify new therapeutic targets. Do not hesitate to contact us to request more information.


Postdoctoral research associate


This is an MRC-funded full time position in HIV biology. The work will be carried out in the Department of Biochemistry of the University of Oxford and we will collaborate with top laboratories in Oxford, Heidelberg University and EMBL. If you are interested, don’t hesitate to request more info and submit your application HERE.

Before applying, it is recommended to read the following publication:

Insights into RNA Biology from an Atlas of Mammalian mRNA-Binding Proteins
Alfredo Castello, Bernd Fischer, Katrin Eichelbaum, Rastislav Horos, Benedikt M Beckmann, Claudia Strein, Norman E Davey, David T Humphreys, Thomas Preiss, Lars M Steinmetz, Jeroen Krijgsveld, Matthias W Hentze. Cell. 2012

Starting date

The lab will start its research activities the 31st of October at the Department of Biochemistry in the University of Oxford. A call for an MRC-funded postdoctoral position will be open soon. If you are interested, do not hesitate to apply.