PhD Position in Neurological Sciences

University Bern Veterinary Public Health Institute

PhD student position

At the Division of Neurological Sciences, Vetsuisse Faculty, University Bern, a PhD student position is available on the interaction between Listeria monocytogenes and bovine microglia in neurolisteriosis.


About the project:

Comparative dissection of survival and persistence mechanisms of Listeria monocytogenes in bovine microglia and monocyte-derived macrophages.
• Degree in Veterinary Medicine, Biology or related fields
• Enthusiasm for research in neuroinfectious diseases, interest in vet molecular labwork and bioinformatics
• Intrinsic motivation, strong team spirit and good communication skills
We offer
• Research group with highly motivated and young people
• Scientific supervision
• Remuneration in accordance with Swiss National Science Foundation regulations
• Affiliation with the Graduate School of Cellular and Biomedical Sciences Bern
• Attractive working location in Bern

Please contact Anna Oevermann, Phone: +41 31 631 2537


Send your application with motivation letter, CV and references to:
NeuroCenter, Division of Neurological Sciences, DCR-VPH, Vetsuisse Fakulty,
Universität Bern, z. Hd. Anna Oevermann, Bremgartenstrasse 109a, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland

Applications will be accepted until the vacancy is filled.