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The European Medical School is a cooperation of the University of Oldenburg (Germany) with its cooperating hospitals and registered medical practitioners in the region and the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (The Netherlands) with its University Hospital UMCG. Beyond their cooperation in the development of a medical school the institutions also develop shared research activities.

In the Department of Medicine at the University Hospital for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery Pius-Hospital a position is offered as

Research associate (f/m/d)
(Salary level E13 TV-L, 100 %)

for three years. The position can be filled in part time. The opportunity for further scientific qualification is given (dissertation/post-doc qualification)


  • Constitution of a viable laboratory (laboratory space and a considerable amount of financial resources are available)
  • Implementation of a research project in the field of periprosthetic infections in cooperation with the University clinics of the cooperating hospitals and with other partners within the University of Oldenburg and the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen/UMCG
  • Integration of the research concept into patient care
  • Participation in teaching

Recruitment requirements:

  • Scientific university degree in medicine, microbiology, biotechnology or related subjects
  • Own research concept in the field of periprosthetic infections
  • Methodological skills in infection research
  • Experience with modern diagnostic methods (e.g. NAT/Whole Genome Sequencing), sample collection and analysis of infectious pathogens, as well as the role of abiotic surfaces


  • High-ranking publications
  • Experience with networks in the international research environment
  • Experience with grant funding

We offer excellent opportunities to implement your research concept in a dynamic environment and further qualify yourself scientifically.

The University of Oldenburg is dedicated to increasing the percentage of female employees in the field of science. Therefore, female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. In accordance to § 21 Section 3 NHG, female candidates with equal qualifications will be preferentially considered.
Applicants with disabilities will be given preference in case of equal qualification.

Please send your detailed application including a curriculum vitae, certificates, your scientific background, information on the goals and your work program (<5 pages) as well as the state of research and your own preliminary work until 15.12.2019 to

Prof Dr med. habil. D. Lazovic
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Fakultät VI - Medizin und Gesundheitswissenschaften
D-26111 Oldenburg

Applications should preferably be sent in an electronic form (single consolidated PDF file) using the keyword "periprosthetic infection" to djorpa+wdje.lazovicmpg@pius-ho073spitexcn0al.devb.

We would like to point out that application and traveling costs cannot be covered. The application documents will only be returned if a sufficiently pre-stamped envelope is enclosed.

Christiq3na O4ryswald (chri3istinaqvla.oswaldwzt@ukttgol.4xonde6mt) (Changed: 06.12.2019)