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Postdoctoral Research position in Tumor Immunology

University of Lausanne
Department of Oncology UNIL CHUV
Closing Date
WorkplaceEpalinges, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Duration1 year, possible extension for 2 more years
Startupon agreement

The University of Lausanne (UNIL) promotes learning, research and living and hosts 14’100 students and nearly 3’800 collaborators, professors, and researchers. Ideally situated along the lake of Geneva, near Lausanne’s city center, its campus brings together over 120 nationalities.

A Postdoctoral Research position in Tumor Immunology is available in the laboratory of Prof. Werner Held at the Department of Oncology UNIL CHUV, University of Lausanne, Epalinges, Switzerland.


The aim of the research project is to investigate the differentiation of CD8 T cells in the course of spontaneous and therapy boosted tumor immune responses using mouse models. We are specifically interested in targeting recently identified memory-like CD8 T cells (Immunity. 2016 16: 415-27, PMID: 27533016) to improve tumor immune responses.
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Successful candidates require experience in cellular immunology, animal experimentation and molecular biology. Applicants should have a Ph.D., with not more than three years of postdoctoral experience.

The position will be available starting upon agreement, for one year initially with a possible extension for 2 more years.

For further information contact Pr Werner Held (email Werner.Held@unil.ch)

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The University of Lasuanne Epalinges campus offers an exciting research environemnt with state of the art infrastrucure.


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