Mechanisms of Inflammation
A postdoctoral position is available in Fabio Martinon's laboratory at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Lausanne (UNIL), Switzerland. (http://www.unil.ch/central/en/home.html).
The Department of Biochemistry is part of the Faculty of Biology and Medicine and offers an outstanding environment for a successful postdoctoral career. The research campus is located in Epalinges (north of Lausanne), and is part of the Center of Immunity and Infection (CIIL) that also includes the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR) and several groups of the Lausanne University Hospital CHUV. The research focus is on Cell biology, Immunology and Cancer.
Expected start date: 01.05.2018 or to be agreed
Contract length: 1 year, possibility to be renewed, maximum 5 years , Activity rate: 100%
Workplace: Department of Biochemistry, Chemin des Boveresses 155 ,1066 Epalinges, Switzerland
Work language: English
We are seeking an outstanding and highly motivated candidate to join our studies on the molecular mechanisms of inflammation. The studies will focus mostly on the mechanisms of sterile inflammation upon disruption of cellular integrity and on deciphering the molecular bases of autoinflammatory diseases.
The successful applicant should have a PhD degree in biological sciences, a good background in innate immunity, or stress-response signaling pathways, and ideally be familiar with biochemical, cell biological and in vivo techniques. Some background in bioinformatics and/or statistics would be of interest. Furthermore, the candidate should be self-driven, be able to develop projects independently and evolve in a team environment. Good communication skills in English are essential.
What the position offers you
The Biochemistry Department offers an exciting and enthusiastic work environment with excellent infrastructure, including core facilities for imaging, FACS, proteomics and animal experimentation and a strong national and international collaboration network. The successful candidate will benefit from daily interactions with highly accomplished scientists with whom he will collaborate.
Contact for further information
Deadline: 10.02.2018, Applications should include a cover letter with a statement of research interests and qualifications for the position, complete CV and the names of two academic references. Please send your full application in word or PDF format. Please use this website to submit your application:
UNIL is committed to promoting gender equality and strongly encourages applications from female candidates.
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