Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition

Researcher - Technical Assistant (in-vitro electrophysiologist)
50-60 %

The Department for Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition of the University Hospital Zurich, is looking to appoint a Researcher / Technical Assistant (50-60%) in the context of the newly approved University Research Priority Program ITINERARE: Innovative Therapies in Rare Diseases - Challenges and Opportunities. The candidate's main duty is to advance a research project investigating potential therapeutic opportunities to treat endocrine tumors caused by mutations in ion channels and transporters. The project will be carried out in collaboration with the Electrophysiology Facility (e-phac) of the University of Zurich. The primary location of research will be in the Irchel Campus of UZH.

Your responsibilities

The candidate main duties include:

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Required skills:

What we offer

We offer varied and interesting work in an inspiring and socially relevant environment.
Diversity and inclusion are important to us.

The position is initially for two years with possibility of extension and increase in working hours.

Place of work

University of Zurich - Irchel Campus
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zurich

Start of employment

Employment start date to be mutually agreed. Please submit your application by 01.03.2021 sending a letter of interest, CV and further documentation (Reference letter(s), certificates etc.) in a single PDF to Dr. David Pentonribas. You may use the 'apply now' button below or send an e-mail to

Further information

For further information please contact Dr. David Pentonribas (e-mail).