Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition

Postdoctoral fellow – Biology, Endocrine-Related Cancer Research
50 %

The University Hospital Zurich (USZ) is one of the top hospitals in Switzerland that combines medical care on the highest level with cutting-edge research in a central location in Zurich. As important part of the USZ the division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical nutrition (ENK) uses superior academic knowledge to treat a wide range of endocrine and metabolic diseases including endocrine tumors. Our research team within the ENK [Working group (Neuro)endocrine Tumors)] focuses on novel individualized therapy approaches for neuroendocrine tumors, pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas. We use cellular and in vivo models to investigate novel personalized therapy options including targeted therapies and immunotherapies. We are seeking a highly talented and motivated postdoctoral fellow who will plan and execute research projects related to the implementation of immunotherapy for neuroendocrine tumors. The position is funded by the HZM-Flagship project Immuno-TargET.

Your responsibilities

The project involves the following techniques:

Your profile

Eligible candidates for the postdoctoral position should hold a FELASA B certificate (or an equivalent) allowing the execution of the above-mentioned animal experiments, have experience with mouse models, immunohistological and molecular biology techniques, hold a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree, and have a strong motivation and team spirit. They should have the enthusiasm and driving force to bring a scientific question to the end. English skills written and spoken are mandatory.

What we offer

Place of work

Bio-Technopark
Wagistrasse 21
8952 Schlieren

Start of employment

Immediately or by further arrangement

Further information

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Svenja Nölting