Postdoctoral fellow – start date June/July 2019

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 immunotherapy. Applicants with a strong background in basic immunology and cancer immunology are encouraged to apply. Salary is highly competitive.

Specific projects include:

  • Basic immunology with a focus on myeloid or B cells
  • Cancer Immunotherapy

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 USI – Università della Svizzera Italiana and other leading Swiss Universities and Research Centers. The IOR/IRB 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:

More information on prof. Alimonti lab:

Complete applications, inclusive of curriculum vitae, two references, and short description of previous training and work experiences should be sent by e-mail to, reference: AA_PostDoc2019

Deadline for application: March 31, 2019


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