Post-Doc Position for Synthetic Biology-Inspired Therapies
The Biotechnology and Bioengineering group directed by Prof. Martin Fussenegger at the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (D-BSSE) of the ETH Zurich in Basel is recruiting a Post-Doc for research projects in the fields of personalized medicine and bioelectronics.
The D-BSSE is the first truly interdisciplinary research unit of the ETH Zurich where theory, experimental biology and engineering groups team up to foster advances in Systems Biology, Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology. With its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, the D-BSSE is situated in the heart of the Biovalley, a tri-national region hosting 40% of the global life science industry including several pharma giants, which provides a unique environment for high-leverage translational research.
The projects involve developing novel synthetic biology-inspired engineering principles to program mammalian cells and shape the biomedical applications of the future. Our group uses state-of-the-art Synthetic Biology principles to develop cell-based therapies for the treatment of cancer as well as metabolic, autoimmune and infectious diseases. Please consult our webpage and published work for further information: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=fussenegger+m.
The successful candidate is exceptionally motivated to work at the interface of electrical and genetic engineering and highly skilled in standard molecular and cell biology techniques and/or has experience in cultivating/differentiating human stem cells. Additionally, we expect an outstanding publication record as well as the ambition to pursue an academic career or initiate spin-off activities.
We look forward to receiving your online application including CV, full study record, publication list, a motivation letter (please include your technical and interpersonal skills) as well as three letters of recommendation (if available). Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.
For additional questions please contact the head of the group Professor Martin Fussenegger by mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (no applications).