Postdoctoral Position in Tumor Immunology

Our research group at the Institute of Pathology at the University Hospital of Basel in Switzerland is seeking a highly motivated Postdoc to pursue a project in the field of tumor immunology. Our lab is interested in understanding the mechanisms of liver cancer development in the background of chronic liver inflammation. The fulltime appointment, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), is intended for at least two years, with a possible extension for another two years.

Anticipated starting of position is 1st of September 2020

We focus on pathways involved in liver cancer development combining genome-wide technologies, including mRNA and miRNA expression profiling, digital imaging, as wells as approaches in vitro and in vivo.

Your position

  • Independent planning and design of experiments
  • Characterization of pathways involved in liver cancer development
  • Interaction with other research groups at the Institute of Pathology and Department of Biomedicine at the University of Basel
  • Discuss and communicate scientific results at group meetings, and external conferences
  • Contribute to scientific publications

Your profile

The successful candidate is expected to have:

  • PhD or MD-PhD degree in Life science
  • Experience in molecular and cellular biology and preferentially tumor immunology
  • The ability to envision, plan and execute a research project, critically interpret results, build new experimental hypotheses
  • Candidates must be able to work independently as well as with interdisciplinary teams
  • Ability to function in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent communication, and teamwork skills
  • Basic knowledge of immunology is desirable
  • Basic knowledge of standard software, data analysis, data presentation and statistics is desirable

We offer you

  • Cutting-edge, challenging science in a dynamic and international stimulating environment.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Integration to a lively immunology community
  • Competitive salary according to guidelines of the University of Basel/Swiss National Science Foundation

Application / Contact

Please send a letter of motivation, CV and contact information including e-mail address of two reference letters to:

PD Dr. Matthias Matter, MD-PhD
University Hospital of Basel
Institute of Pathology
Schönbeinstrasse 40
CH-4031 Basel
Switzerland
matthias.matter@usb.ch
www.unibas.ch


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