PhD Position in Gastroenterology

University of Basel Department of Biomedicine


Ph.D. Position in Gastroenterology / Mucosal Immunology


The research group "Gastroenterology" in the Department of Biomedicine Basel, University of Basel, under guidance of Prof. Jan Niess is looking for a Ph.D student with interest in mucosal immunology. Main focus of our research team are investigations designed to study immune responses to the intestinal microbiota and their products leading to intestinal diseases, such as inflammatory bowel disease. Starting day would be March 2020.

Your position

  • Planning and design of experiments including mouse experimentation
  • Carrying out cell isolation from spleen and intestine, flow cytometry, RNA isolation and qPCR, immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence

Your profile

  • Master degree in immunology, cell biology, biochemistry or molecular biology,
  • Experience in a research lab with insights in common immunological techniques and molecular biology
  • Fluent spoken and written English

We offer you

  • Highly dynamic research group embedded in the Department of Biomedicine
  • Careful training and support by staff and research group leader
Application / Contact

If you are interested into the position, please contact the group leader Prof. Jan Niess ( Please send your CV and your application to the same email.

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