Postdoc Cardio-Immunology (m/f/d)

The Department of Cardiology at Heidelberg University Hospital has an opening for a postdoctoral researcher to study immunotherapies in cardiovascular disease in the field of cardio-immunology (PI: Dr. med. Kai-Uwe Jarr). The position offers an opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The Jarr lab seeks to understand pathomechanisms of cardiovascular disease and develop innovative therapeutic approaches.

  • Job-ID: V000010471
  • Field of application: Klinik für Kardiologie, Angiologie und Pneumologie
  • Location: Heidelberg
  • Start date: as soon as possible
  • Job Category: Science and teaching
  • Working hours: full-time
  • Published: 23.02.2023
  • Limitation:Temporary (36 months, option of extension)
  • Contract:TV-L

Your Tasks

  • The postdoctoral researcher will be responsible for applying, developing and optimizing state-of-the-art methods in cardio-immunology.
  • The diversity of subject matter will require a creative mind who is dedicated to solving challenging problems in an interdisciplinary environment.
  • The postdoctoral researcher will summarize the data and write manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals.
  • The postdoctoral researcher can resort to the expertise of renowned national and international research networks.

Your Profile

  • The applicants should possess a Ph.D. in biology, biochemistry, life sciences, or a related field.
  • The applicants should be highly motivated and be able to work constructively with others.
  • The applicants should have a record of accomplishment that has either been published or is in press in regarded international journals.
  • Animal and cell culture experiments, basic biochemistry and molecular biology techniques as well as bioinformatic approaches will be necessary for this opportunity. Experience in the field of cardiology and/or immunology is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are crucial. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German are a plus.

We offer

  • Flexible working hours
  • Regular teammeetings
  • Option of scientific publishing is supported
  • Option to become Project responsibility in a third-party funded project
  • Goal-oriented, individual training and development opportunities
  • Targeted initial training
  • Job ticket
  • Subsidy for vacation care for school children
  • Active health promotion
  • Company pension plan
  • Access to the university library and other university facilities (e.g. university sports)

Contact & Application

For further informationen please contact Dr. Kai Jarr by e-mail


We are lookinf forward receiving your application direct online. 

Klinik für Kardiologie, Angiologie und Pneumologie
Dr. med. Kai-Uwe Jarr
Im Neuenheimer Feld 410
69120 Heidelberg

We stand for equal opportunities. Severely disabled persons are given priority in the case of equal suitability. The University Hospital aims to generally increase the proportion of women in all areas and positions in which women are underrepresented. Qualified women are therefore particularly encouraged to apply. Full-time positions are generally divisible, unless there are official or legal reasons to the contrary.