Postdoctoral / Scientist Position in Cancer Immunotherapy

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Postdoctoral / Scientist Position in Cancer Immunotherapy

80-100 %


Our research is dedicated to delineate mechanisms of anti-cancer immunity in tumor models and cancer patients. A major focus is the preclinical and clinical development of immunotherapeutic strategies against cancer including the definition of new targets including glycan antigens. We are strongly linked to the Medical Oncology Department at the University Hospital. Please see more details at https://www.unispital-basel.ch/ueber-uns/bereiche/medizin/kliniken-institute-abteilungen/onkologie/lehre-forschung/lab-for-cancer-immunotherapy/ .


Your position

  • Independent project management
  • Independent planning and design of experiments including mouse experiments
  • Primary cell culture models and animal models to study mechanisms of sialic acid/Siglec-mediated immune suppression in cancer
  • Supervision of a technician working on the project
  • Direct interaction with the Biotech partner in Schlieren/Zürich
  • The position is available from January 2023 on


Your profile

  • Ph.D or M.D./Ph.D. (already obtained or soon to be)
  • Experience in cellular immunology, preferentially tumor immunology including cancer animal models, cellular cytotoxicity assays, primary human and mouse immune cell culture and multidimensional flow cytometry
  • High degree of motivation in academic research, outstanding record of scientific accomplishments with publications in peer-reviewed journals, and ability to work independently and as a team player with excellent communication and writing skills
  • Highly collaborative and goal-oriented mindset is desirable as this project will be carried out in collaboration with an industrial partner, Memo Therapeutics


We offer you

  • A very active scientific environment in translational cancer immunology immunotherapy with numerous academic research projects and industrial collaborations
  • Competitive salary, state-of-the art facilities and direct access to clinically relevant human samples from patients
  • Interaction with biotech


The following documents are obligatory to be submitted:

  • A cover letter with statement of motivation and a detailed description of the qualifications as described above
  • Curriculum vitae including a chronological list of publications

Applicants will only be contacted if they are positively evaluated for the next step.
Laboratory for Cancer Immunotherapy
Department of Biomedicine & Department of Medical Oncology
Prof. Dr. Heinz Läubli or Dr. Natalia Rodrigues Mantuano
University Hospital Basel
Petersgraben 4
4031 Basel
+41 61 265 50 74
heinz.laeubli@unibas.ch , or natalia.rodriguesmantuano@unibas.ch
www.unibas.ch




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