We are always looking for motivated people with a passion for translational cancer research to join our team.

Please check out the open positions or send us your unsolicited application specifying in which groups you are interested.


Post-Doc and PhD Position in Tumor Biology (m/f/d)

A Post-Doctoral position (TV-H E13) and a PhD position (TV-H E13, 65%) are available in the group of Florian Greten at the Georg-Speyer-Haus – Institute for Tumor Biology and Experimental Therapy in Frankfurt am Main.

Positions are available immediately.

  • We are looking for highly motivated candidates with an excellent track record and a strong  interest in pursuing an academic career to participate in projects funded by an ERC Advanced Grant on Cell Plasticity in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer (PLASTICAN).
  • We will perform well-defined hypothesis driven approaches to characterize the plasticity of both tumor and stromal cells and to develop innovative tools that will allow the functional analysis of distinct cell types in the stroma of primary tumors as well as in the pre-metastatic niche in the liver.
  • Candidate for these positions should have a strong background in tumor biology and immunology and should have experience with mouse models.

As part of the work-life balance, we offer you a great variety of opportunities, such as flexible working hours and help with balancing your career and family. We offer an interesting and highly autonomous field of responsibilities. You will work closely with our team of researchers. The salary is according to TV-H with all social benefits of the public service. The position is initially limited for 2 years. An extension is planned. Applications from women are explicitly welcome. Handicapped persons will be preferred in case of equal qualification. The position can be split and applications for part-time work are welcome.


Please send your application as a single PDF containing a cover letter, a CV and two letters of recommendation to:


Human Resources

Paul-Ehrlich-Str. 42-44

60596 Frankfurt am Main


The Georg-Speyer-Haus – Institute for Tumor Biology and Experimental Therapy in Frankfurt am Main is an academic non-profit research institute supported by the Federal Ministry of Health and the Ministry for Sciences and Arts of the State of Hessen. The institute is dedicated to basic and translational cancer research in the context of the tumor microenvironment and closely cooperates with the Goethe University Frankfurt and the Frankfurt University Hospital. It provides access to a broad variety of core facilities and an excellent scientific environment. Its international working environment promotes equal opportunities for men and women, regardless of their nationality, age, race, religion and beliefs, disability and sexual orientation, under criteria of scientific excellence.



Please, send your letter of interest, CV, publication list, names of three references and certificates to:

Speaker of FCI 

or use our application form:

  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    Please send your CV, a letter of motivation and names and contacts of three references as one pdf file (max. 20 MB).