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PhD student position in molecular/cellular neurobiology

Lausanne University Hospital
Service of Clinical Chemistry, Department of Laboratories
WorkplaceLausanne, Rue du Bugnon 46, CHUV BH 19-311, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Duration3 years
Occupation rate100%
StartOctober/November 2018

Open position: PhD position in molecular/cellular neurobiology

One PhD student position in molecular/cellular neurobiology is available (start of position: October/November 2018 ) in the Neurometabolic Unit of the Service of Clinical Chemistry of the University Hospital of Lausanne ( CHUV, http://chuv.ch ).


The selected candidate will work on a project aimed at characterizing a new in vivo model of genetic disease affecting brain development, as well as developing new strategies to treat it.


The desired applicant must have a strong interest in one of the following fields: molecular and/or cellular biology, molecular neuroscience, neurobiology or in vivo animal models (rodents). Candidates with experience in working with viral vectors, animal models for brain diseases, or MRI/MRS imaging technologies, are especially encouraged to apply. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work in an interdisciplinary group working at the interface of neuroscience and brain disease as well as metabolism. Very good writing and communication skills are important, and the ability to be a team player and interact with several groups is a must.

We offer

The qualified candidate will benefit from working with a very dynamic and multidisciplinary group and access to state of the art laboratories and core-facilities. Salary according to the Swiss National Science Foundation rules.

For more information, please visit our website and our recent publications:

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Interested applicant should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references to Dr Olivier Braissant.

Dr Olivier Braissant
Service of Clinical Chemistry, University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV)
BH 18-713, Rue du Bugnon 46; CH-1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
Email: Olivier.Braissantchuv.ch



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