Open position for a Research Assistant / Postdoctoral Fellow

The Prostate Cancer Biology group directed by Dr. Giuseppina Carbone at the Institute of Oncology Research in Bellinzona, Switzerland, is seeking a Research Assistant / Postdoctoral Fellow.

The Institute of Oncology Research (IOR) in Bellinzona, Switzerland, is a rapidly evolving, leading center for basic and translational research in oncology in Europe. The aim of our research is to decode the mechanisms of cancer pathogenesis and develop innovative and rational-based avenues to fight cancer. Currently, the Institute hosts seven research groups working on lymphomas, hematopoietic malignancies, prostate and breast cancer. The Institute, affiliated to the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) and other leading Swiss Universities and Research Centers, provides excellent core facilities, highly competitive salary and support structures, including automated microscopy systems, FACS scan and sorting facility, next generation sequence and animal facilities.

The Prostate Cancer Biology group directed by Dr. Giuseppina Carbone at the IOR is looking for a highly motivated researcher. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on one of several projects focused on prostate cancer biology, mouse modeling, epigenomics, genomics and transcriptomic approaches.

Candidate’s qualifications

  • Ph.D or M.D./Ph.D. (already obtained or soon to be)
  • Highly motivated person with strong interest in research
  • Working experience in molecular biology, epigenomics, genomics and transcriptomic techniques is preferred
  • Working experience with mouse models is preferred

Application

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive digital application including a specific motivation letter in English, curriculum vitae, two references, and a short description of previous training and work experiences.

Please send application to humanresources@ior.usi.ch

Reference in the object: GC_RA/PD_2021

Deadline

Position available immediately

More information about the Institute and Dr. Giuseppina Carbone is available here