Postdoc in Translational Regulation in Cancer 80-100 %
The Institute for Regenerative Medicine is part of the dynamically evolving new campus of the University of Zurich in Schlieren-Zurich. For more information, please see https://www.irem.uzh.ch
We are seeking to recruit a passionate postdoctoral researcher to join an interdisciplinary project on the role of translational regulation in cancer. The project combines the group's expertise in functional genomics, gene expression regulation and cancer biology to understand the impact of translational reprogramming in cancer.
Applicants for the postdoctoral researcher position should hold a PhD or MD-PhD in life sciences with a strong background in RNA biology, translational control, systems biology or cancer biology and should have a solid publication record in peer-reviewed journals. Specific qualifications include:
Excellent communication skills with a focus on teamwork, willingness to work closely with team members and potentially co-mentor PhD and master students
Driven by scientific curiosity
Ability to work independently and complete tasks efficiently, strong work ethic
Existing experience and skills with regards to RNA biology, translational regulation, cancer biology or functional genomics
Expertise in the analysis of high dimensional data sets, statistical analysis, and/or programming would be an advantage
Excellent proficiency in English (German is optional)
Fluency in English (oral/written) required, German is not mandatory.
Since we are an interdisciplinary team, a high degree of independence and self-motivation is expected.
What we offer
We offer an interesting working place in an international, diversified and dynamic academic environment, flexible working hours, exciting projects in interdisciplinary teams, high quality of life in Zurich, a competitive salary and conditions of employment of the University of Zurich. For additional information about employment at the University of Zurich, please visit https://www.pa.uzh.ch/en/Willkommen-an-der-UZH.html For further Information about the lab, please visit https://www.sendoellab.org
Place of work
Schlieren, Wagistrasse 12
Start of employment
Employment start date September 1, 2020 or to be mutually agreed. Please submit your application by March 31, 2020.