Postdoctoral position in microfluidic T-cell screening for cancer immunotherapy

 
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WorkplaceLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
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The Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is one of the most dynamic university campuses in Europe and ranks among the top 20 universities worldwide. The EPFL employs 6,000 people supporting the three main missions of the institutions: education, research and innovation. The EPFL campus offers an exceptional working environment at the heart of a community of 16,000 people, including over 10,000 students and 3,500 researchers from 120 different countries.


Postdoctoral position in microfluidic T-cell screening for cancer immunotherapy

The lab of biomedical microfluidics (LBMM; ?url=www.epfl.ch%2Flabs%2Flbmm&module=jobs&id=48388" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">www.epfl.ch/labs/lbmm ) of Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) is looking for postdocs with a primary training in T-cell biology, immunotherapy next generation sequencing and/or biomedical microfluidics.

In the context of a Synergia consortium (2 wet labs, 2 bioinformatics labs) we aim at understanding the recognition of tumor epitopes by T-cells and to develop new immunotherapies and personalized medicine approaches. The lab has a very translational focus and runs a tech development lab on the EPFL campus, a translational lab in the AGORA cancer research center (with direct access to patient material) and a startup company making the results of our research widely available.

The successful candidate will closely interact with other groups at the AGORA cancer research center and groups at EPFL and University of Lausanne.

Main duties and responsibilities include :

Knowledge of single-cell RNAseq workflows such as 10X genomics, DropSeq, Fluidigm

Exposure to the latest cutting-edge experimental procedures (e.g. single-cell microfluidics)

Preparation for a future career in academia, industry or our own startup company

Start date :
As soon as possible, within the next 4 months at latest

Term of employment :
Fixed-term (CDD)

Duration :
12-months fixed-term contract, renewable

Remark :
Only candidates who applied through EPFL website or our partner Jobup’s website will be considered.

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