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open positions

The Würzburg Platelet Group is constantly looking for new members to advance our research. Join our team to investigate thrombo-inflammation in various disease settings!

We encourage excellent applicants – well qualified postdocs as well as graduate students (f/m/d – paid according to TV-L) – to submit their application via email to

If capacities are available, Bachelor and Master theses as well as internships can be offered (please enquire via

We are situated in the Rudolf Virchow Center for Integrative and Translational Imaging (RVZ), an inter-disciplinary research center of the University of Würzburg which is part of the Medical Campus of University Hospital Würzburg. The RVZ is currently home to twelve research groups with a translational research focus on the visualization of elementary life processes. The Würzburg Platelet Group offers a modern and international working environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure.

All doctoral candidates are supervised by the University of Würzburg’s “Graduate School of Life Sciences” in order to guarantee a high quality standard in their doctoral studies.

Academic rankings have repeatedly confirmed the University of Würzburg (JMU) strong national and international performance (as of Dec 2023):

  • The internationally renowned Shanghai Ranking ranks the University of Würzburg among the 300 most research-intensive universities in the world. It is among the top 19 in Germany.
  • The 2024 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking currently ranks JMU 175th globally and 17th nationally.
  • The most recent release of the Nature Index (2022) underlines JMU’s particular research strength in the natural and life sciences: JMU is ranked 106th place globally and 6th place in Germany.


Prof. Dr.
Nieswandt, Bernhard
Schulze Harald
Prof. Dr.
Schulze, Harald
Prof. Experimental Haemostasiology
Prof. Dr.
Bender, Markus
Prof. Cardiovascular Cell Biology
Stegner David
Prof. Dr.
Stegner, David
Prof. Vascular Imaging
Nagy, Zoltan
Emmy Noether Group Leader