Ph.D. position in Experimental Immunology

University of Basel

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Position type:

Full time

19 Dec 2016
18 Jan 2017

Full details:

Reference number: UOB-b308

The Experimental Immunology research group at the Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel in Switzerland is looking for a PhD student to work on human immunology (starting immediately).

The Experimental Immunology research group is a well-established team with expertise in immunology and it has collaborations with clinicians at the University Hospital in Basel and with academic partners worldwide.

The position

We are studying the role of innate-like T cells in human diseases and their recognition of non-peptidic antigens. Particular emphasis is on the identification of small metabolites that stimulate T cells.

The selected candidate will be part of a team investigating these aspects in physiological and pathological conditions including cancer, infections and inflammatory diseases.


A master of science degree in biology, biochemistry, molecular medicine or biotechnology is required. A background in biochemistry and knowledge of HPLC analysis is of advantage. The candidate will also collaborate with a group expert in mass-spectrometry of small non-peptidic molecules.

The position requires teamwork ability, high communication skills and enthusiasm.

We offer you

The research group will provide a dynamic environment, unique tools and modern equipments supporting you in every aspect of your scientific work. Salary is according to the Swiss National Science Foundation (

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