Post Doc in Translational Neurology and Body Fluid Biomarker Research

University Hospital and University of Basel Department of Biomedicine

Postdoc in Translational Neurology and Body Fluid Biomarker Research

Level of employment: 100%; date of entry: January 1st 2021

The Clinical Neuroimmunology Laboratory at the Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital and University of Basel, under the guidance of Prof Jens Kuhle opens a new position for an investigator at the interface of clinical neurology and translational medicine. The laboratory is leading the Swiss MS Cohort, a Swiss wide cohort study including a large body fluid biobank, and comprehensive clinical and MRI data of Swiss MS patients. The incumbent will benefit from opportunities to interact with the three other groups of the Clinical Neuroimmunology Laboratory and with an established international network of external collaborators.

Your position

We are seeking a physician-scientist to develop a program focused on fluid biomarkers in neuro-immunology, with special emphasis on multiple sclerosis.

  • leading research projects from planning to execution and writing of scientific publications
  • able to raise competitive research funding from external funding bodies
  • has strong networking abilities, motivating and integrating personality

Your profile

The candidate must have an MD or PhD with extensive experience in biomarker research, as well as a strong publication record demonstrating the ability to design innovative research with the aim of clinical application. Knowledge of clinical neurology or a PhD in a field relevant to the position is an upside.

We offer you

The position entails a fixed three-year appointment. Pending a successful review process, the position can be extended. Salary is commensurate with experience and accomplishments along the regulations of the University of Basel and the University Hospital Basel. The incumbent has the option for 10-20% clinical activity.

Application / Contact

Applicants can contact Prof Jens Kuhle (Jens.Kuhle@unibas.ch) for further information. Please include the following documents into your application dossier:
  • cover letter
  • biographical sketch
  • full CV and list of publications (with evaluation measures citation score, and h-index), highlighting the 5 most important contributions
  • description of current and planned research activities (one page A4 each)
  • description of past and present mentoring and teaching activities
  • names and addresses of three potential referees
and send it electronically (Jens.Kuhle@unibas.ch) to
Prof. J. Kuhle,
MS Center and Research Center for Clinical Neuroimmunology and Neuroscience
Basel (RC2NB), University Hospital and University of Basel
Petersgraben 4
CH-4031 Basel

www.unibas.ch
 
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