Your main tasks
Main focus is the pharmacological characterization and genetic regulation of drug and organic anion transport proteins in human tissues, including the role of transporters in the pathogenesis of drug-induced liver and kidney injury. Applicants should have a solid background in molecular biology and cell culture techniques, experience with immunological methods would be an additional asset. The laboratory is part of the Bio-Technopark Schlieren-Zürich, with a broad spectrum of methodologies and technical facilities.
Applicants are required to have obtained a Ph.D. in molecular biology and to have published several articles in their area of research as first and senior author in highly ranked journals. The successful candidate will be expected to apply for highly competitive funding with national and international funding agencies. Excellent English language skills are mandatory, with basic German language skills. Computer skills should extend to all MS Office applications as well as genetic and statistical analysis software.
What we offer
We offer attractive work conditions in a modern scientific environment. The Bio-Technopark Zurich harbors numerous university research groups as well as biotech startups. Our department has a strong track record in transporter research and mechanisms of drug-induced organ toxicity. The salary is in accordance with the responsibility of the role.
The University Hospital Zurich is one of the leading hospitals in Switzerland. The combination of care, research and teaching makes it possible to apply the knowledge advantage for the benefit of all. Every year, our 8 500-strong workforce treats more than 42 300 in-patients and 700 000 out-patients with dignity and compassion. We provide an inspiring environment for you to apply your knowledge and skill.