Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Biochemistry

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)

Lausanne, Switzerland

The laboratory of Andrea Ablasser (https://www.epfl.ch/labs/ablasserlab/) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) is seeking highly motivated post-doctoral scholars wishing to advance their research and career prospects. The research focus of the lab is centered on delineating mechanisms of innate DNA recognition – a pivotal sensing strategy during pathogen infection. The overarching goals of our research are to understand the basic principles of innate DNA sensing and to reveal its role for human health and disease (See recent relevant publications).

We are searching for ambitious postdoctoral fellows interested in joining our group. The envisioned project is funded by the ERC and requires skills in biochemistry, chemical biology or structural biology. Additional experience in cell biology or molecular biology is appreciated.

Being one of the two Swiss Federal Institutes, EPFL is known for its high international reputation and outstanding equipment with access to diverse high end core facilities. The position is covered by a competitive salary (~ 85.000 CHF/ year).

Interested applicants should send a cover letter describing their research experience and career goals, along with their CV, and the names and email addresses of three professional references to andrea.ablasser@epfl.ch.

Recent relevant publications include:
Ablasser A, Hur S. Nature Immunology 2019
Ablasser A, Chen Z. Science 2019
Haag S, …, Ablasser A. Nature. 2018
Glück S, …, Ablasser A. Nature Cell Biology 2017

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Biochemistry