Offer 466 out of 584 from 04/11/21, 11:00


Cha­rité - Uni­ver­si­täts­me­di­zin Ber­lin - Institute of Virology

The Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin is a joint medical faculty, which serves both Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. As one of the largest university hospitals in Europe with an important history, it plays a leading role in research, teaching and clinical care. The Charité university hospital has also made a name for itself as a modern business with certifications in the medical, clinical and management fields.

Postdoctoral research fellow


Charité Campus Mitte

Working field:

The Virus Epidemiology laboratory (headed by Prof. Jan Felix Drexler) at the Institute of Virology at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin conducts research on evolutionary, diagnostic and epidemiological aspects of virology, with a focus on tropical regions of Latin America and Africa. We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow to support a project funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development via the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on Pandemic Prevention and Control, One Health.

We seek a postdoc (f/m/d) with a strong research focus on virology. The candidate will lead studies on genetic diversity, epidemiology and evolution of viruses in different hosts and guide younger scientists. Communication with our international partners as well as interest in travelling for scientific exchange with our partners and training worldwide is desired. Applications should include a short motivation letter, a short curriculum vitae, relevant certificates and references in a single PDF document to be sent to

Scientific staff is given sufficient time to carry out their own scientific work in accordance with their employment relationship.


  • Academic degree in the life sciences
  • Doctorate/PhD in virology or related fields with a strong publication record
  • Fluent German and/or English (Spanish and Portuguese are benefits)
  • A high degree of self-initiative and team-working ability, analytical thinking, excellent organisation and communication skills & self-responsibility are required
  • Experience in molecular biology techniques, cell culture, serological analyses, bioinformatic tools is required; documented excellence in any of these fields can outweigh less experience in other fields
  • Transcriptomics/Metabolomics, mathematical modelling or BSL3 experience are benefits; documented excellence in any of these fields can outweigh less experience in other fields
  • Experience in writing of scientific manuscripts and research grants is required

How to apply:

Please send all application documents, e.g. cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificates, attestations, etc. to the following address, quoting the reference number

applications should be sent as a single pdf file by e-mail only to