Postdoctoral Researcher in Epigenomics of Neurodevelopment

WorkplaceLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, is one of the most dynamic university campuses in Europe and ranks among the top 20 universities worldwide. The EPFL employs more than 6,500 people supporting the three main missions of the institution: education, research and innovation. The EPFL campus offers an exceptional working environment at the heart of a community of more than 17,000 people, including over 12,500 students and 4,000 researchers from more than 120 different countries.

Your mission :
Exciting Post-doctoral Opportunity: Dive into the Epigenomics of Neurodevelopment

Join Our Journey to Unravel the Mysteries of the Brain!

Are you passionate about pushing the boundaries of science and eager to make groundbreaking discoveries in neurodevelopment? The Epigenomics of Neurodevelopment Lab ( EpiGN-Lab ) is seeking an ambitious and innovative PostDoc to join our journey starting in summer 2024.

Your profile :
Who We Are Looking For:

Expertise and Passion: Candidates must hold a PhD in Biology or a related field, with a robust track record in Chromatin Biology, Molecular Genetics, and/or Brain Development. Skills in in vitro developmental systems, transgenesis, and CRISPR/Cas9 technologies are highly valued.

Drive and Enthusiasm: We seek a highly motivated individual with enthusiasm for scientific exploration. Excellent communication skills in English and a collaborative spirit are essential. If you’re excited about embracing new technologies and contributing to a team, we want you!

We offer :

What We Offer:

A Pioneering Research Environment: Be part of a young, dynamic team deeply fascinated by the intricate mechanisms governing cell fate transitions within the nucleus. Our mission is to decode how epigenetic regulation crafts neural development, leveraging brain organoids as our primary model system.

Cutting-Edge Technologies at Your Fingertips: Engage with the latest advancements in science as we utilize state-of-the-art technologies to uncover the cellular processes essential for constructing the human brain. From next-generation sequencing and automated imaging to single-cell and spatial transcriptomics/genomics, you’ll have access to the best tools in the field.

An Inspiring Setting: Located at Campus Biotech in Geneva and the EPFL main campus in Lausanne, our lab is nestled in a stimulating environment. Enjoy unparalleled access to top-tier platforms for generating organoids and iPSC lines, performing next-generation sequencing, and more across our affiliated facilities:

NeuroNA Human Cellular Neuroscience Platform (HCNP)

Stem Cell and Organoid Laboratory (SCOL)

BioImaging and Optics Platform (BIOP)

Histology Core Facility (HCF)

Gene Expression Core Facility (GECF)

Start date :
Summer 2024
How to Apply:
Ready to embark on this exciting adventure? Submit your letter of interest, CV, and recommendation letters to join a team at the forefront of neurodevelopmental epigenomics research.
Don’t miss this chance to contribute to a field that’s reshaping our understanding of the human brain. Apply now!

Term of employment :
Fixed-term (CDD)

Remark : Only candidates who applied through EPFL website or our partner Jobup’s website will be considered. Files sent by agencies without a mandate will not be taken into account.

Reference :
Job Nb 3287

CH-1015 Lausanne
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