PostDoc Position in Meningeal Biology

Publication date: November 20, 2023

Location: Basel (Switzerland)

The Department of Biomedicine is a joint effort between the University of Basel and the University Hospitals Basel. It unites basic and clinical scientists to advance our understanding of health and disease and to develop pioneering therapies benefiting the lives of patients in areas of unmet need.

With more than 70 research groups and 900 employees, the Department of Biomedicine is the largest department at the University. We are located in the heart of Basel at 6 different locations. Be part of our future!

The research group „Ocular Pharmacology and Physiology” at the Department of Biomedicine under guidance of PD Albert Neutzner is looking for a postdoctoral level scientist with interest in meninges and cerebrospinal fluid. The focus of our research is to understand the role of meningeal cells in clearing toxic metabolites from the cerebrospinal fluid and the brain. The position is initially for two years with the opportunity for extension. The starting date is February 2024.

Your position

Designing, planning and performing animal experimentation

Analysis of tissues using (immuno-)histochemistry

Generation and analysis of novel reporter mouse lines

Isolation of cells for single cell RNASeq analysis

Supervising/supporting Ph.D students

Your profile

Ph.D in life sciences

Hands-on experience with mouse as model organism

Knowledge of molecular biological techniques

Experience with intrathecal injection is a plus

We offer you

- Working in a dynamic research group in a well-equipped environment

- Interesting project with potential to influence research direction

- Competitive salary