Postdoctoral fellow positions in Molecular Oncology

The Molecular Oncology group directed by Prof. Alimonti at the IOR – Institute of Oncology Research in Bellinzona, Switzerland ( is seeking a Postdoctoral fellow

We are looking for highly motivated researchers with a PhD or equivalent degree.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on one of several projects focused on cancer metabolism, cell signaling and immunotherapy. Applicants with a strong background in tumor metabolism and cell signaling are encouraged to apply.

Specific projects include:

  1. Cancer Metabolism
  2. Cancer Immunotherapy
  3. Identification of novel pro-senescence and senolytic compounds for cancer therapy

Candidate requirements:

  • Ph.D or M.D./Ph.D. (already obtained or soon to be)
  • At least one first author publication in a relevant journal
  • Highly motivated person with strong interest in research
  • Experience using mouse models and/or generation of mouse model is also highly desirable.

The IOR is affiliated to the Università della Svizzera Italiana USI and other leading Swiss Universities and Research Centers. The IOR provide excellent core facilities, highly competitive salary and support structures, including automated microscopy systems, FACS scan and sorting facility, next generation sequence and animal facilities.

For inquiry regarding this job please contact Andrea Alimonti via E-mail:

Complete applications, inclusive of curriculum vitae, two references, and short description of previous training and work experiences should be sent by email to the following E-mail: reference: AA_PostDoc

Deadline for application: Fall , 2018

Our selected recent publications:

Calcinotto et al Nature 2018
Chen et al. Nature Genetics 2018
Di Mitri et al.Nature, 2014
Khalatur et al. Nature Communications, 2015
Toso et al. Cell Reports, 2014
Alajati et al. Cell Reports, 2015
Alimonti et al.Nature Genet, 2010