Open positions

The laboratory of Andrea Ablasser at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) is seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow wishing to advance her/his research and career prospects. The research focus of the lab is centered on delineating mechanisms of innate DNA recognition – a pivotal sensing strategy during pathogen infection and sterile derangements. The overarching goals of our research are to understand the basic principles of innate DNA sensing and to reveal its role for human health and disease (See recent relevant publications).

We are searching for an ambitious postdoctoral fellow interested in joining our group. The envisioned project is funded by the ERC and requires skills in molecular and cellular biology. Additional experience in biochemistry or advanced cell imaging techniques is appreciated.

Being one of the two Swiss Federal Institutes, EPFL is known for its high international reputation and outstanding equipment with access to diverse high end core facilities. The position is covered by a competitive salary.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter describing their research experience and career goals, along with their CV, and the names and email addresses of at three professional references to [email protected] 

We are looking for enthusiastic Phd students and Master students with a strong passion for science and research. Candidates are invited to send their application, including a letter of motivation (up to one page), CV and the names of 2 referees via email to [email protected]