Post-doc Position in Immunology, Oncology

Post-doc Position in Immunology, Oncology

University of Basel

Basel, Switzerland

The Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Switzerland, invites qualified candidates to apply for a postdoctoral position in Immunology/Oncology. The candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team focusing on major signaling pathways in cancer and inflammation.

Main targets are stress kinases vital for metabolic control and immune checkpoint modulation in cancer therapy. The candidate will also be involved in the development of new bioactive molecules, a process supported by our team of chemists.

Project examples in brief:

  • irole of PI3Kgamma complexes in allergy, metabolic control, obesity, diabetes and cancer.
  • highly specific targeting of PI3Kalfa using novel chemical probes and degraders in cancer and metabolism, and dissection of adverse effects.

Your position

We are looking for candidates with

  • An excellent track record in immunology, oncology, biology, biochemistry and molecular biology
  • Expertise in signal transduction in immunological/oncology processes
  • A basic understanding of drug action and pharmacology
  • Documented skills in animal experimentation
  • Ability to deliver high quality research, data, and to publish in peer reviewed journals
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively in spoken and written English
  • Ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary, international team
  • Ability to initiate, plan, implement and reach milestones with tight deadlines
  • Applicants with previous expertise in immunology and/or cancer immunology are especially encouraged to apply.

Your profile

The successful candidate holds a PhD in immunology, biology, biochemistry and molecular biology, an MD Ph.D. in medicine or a related discipline. The position is funded for two - four years, and an initial one-year contract can be extended based on performance. The candidate is encouraged to acquire personal grants.

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