Doctoral Position in Reproductive Biology

University of Zurich


Clinic of Reproductive Medicine and Institute of Veterinary Anatomy, Vetsuisse-Faculty

Doctoral position in reproductive biology
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The research Group of Reproductive Biology at the Institute of Veterinary Anatomy and the Clinic of Reproductive Medicine is looking for a Doctoral student (1 year, with possibility of extension).
The Doctoral position will be financed from the Forschungskredit of the University of Zurich - granted research project entitled:
Steroidogenic capacity and functional adaptation of equine granulosa cells during acquisition of oocyte developmental competence in the horse.

Your responsibilities

  • Active basic science research in the field of reproductive biology
  • Teaching practical courses to bachelor students
  • Possibility for Dissertation (Dr. med. vet.)

Your profile

  • Degree in veterinary medicine
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic person
  • Interest in reproductive endocrinology and physiology of the horse
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Curiosity-driven attitude
  • Flexibility
  • Previous experience in molecular and/or cell biology methods, as well as with horse reproduction and Ovum Pick-Up is welcomed but not mandatory

What we offer

  • Working in an energetic team of young researchers
  • Ample resources and excellent training opportunities
  • Our laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure for OPU, IVM, ICSI, as well as molecular and cell biological investigations.
  • Salary according to the standard for Doctoral Students at the Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich

Place of work


Start of employment

As of immediate or by arrangement

Further information

Dr. Dragos Scarlet

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