Postdoctoral position in the Chemokines in Immunity laboratory

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Jul 2024

16 May 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

Institute for Research in Biomedicine (Bellinzona)
Research Field

Biological sciences » Biology
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Country

Switzerland
Application Deadline

1 Jul 2024 - 00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

42
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

Introduction

The Chemokines in Immunity laboratory at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB, Bellinzona, Switzerland) is recruiting a highly motived postdoctoral fellow to join the team, under the supervision of Dr. Valentina Cecchinato. The candidate will contribute to gaining insights into the development and evolution of natural autoantibodies targeting the chemokine system upon HIV-1 infection, as well as understanding the biological relevance of this phenomenon for the disease.

For additional information on the laboratory of Chemokines in Immunity/Dr. Valentina Cecchinato, please visit: https://irb.usi.ch/chemokines-in-immunity/

About Us

The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) is a leading center for basic and translational research in immunology. Located in the town of Bellinzona, Switzerland, IRB offers a vibrant and collaborative research environment, fostering innovation and excellence.

Requirements

  • A Ph.D. in Immunology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or a related field.
  • Expertise in immunological techniques, including flow cytometry, ELISA, and cell culture.
  • Strong background in HIV/AIDS research and previous experience on in-vivo models of infectious diseases are a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative research environment.

Funding and Duration

The project is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). Preferred starting date is September 2024. The position is for 24 months (possible extension to 48 months).

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and contact information for two professional references to Dr. Valentina Cecchinato ([email protected] )

Application Deadline

July 1st 2024


Requirements
Research Field
Biological sciences » Biology
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative research environment.


Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Good

Research Field
Biological sciences » Biology

Additional Information
Website for additional job details

https://irb.usi.ch/join-the-team/

Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
Institute for Research in Biomedicine
Country
Switzerland
State/Province
Ticino
City
Bellinzona
Postal Code
6500
Street
Via Francesco Chiesa 5
Geofield


Where to apply
E-mail

[email protected]

Contact
City

Bellinzona
Website

http://www.irb.usi.ch
Street

Via Chiesa, 5
Postal Code

6500
E-Mail

[email protected]

STATUS: EXPIRED

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