Post Doc in Nephrology and Hypertension

University of Bern Department of Nephrology and Hypertension


Postdoc Position at Department of Nephrology and Hypertension at the Inselspital

As a leading University hospital with a rich tradition, the Inselspital is part of the Insel Group and is a centre of medical expertise and high technology with an international reputation as well as being a first-class training and research center

Challenges and Duties

The Department of Nephrology and Hypertension at the Inselspital is seeking to immediately hire a Post-doc (100 %). The aim of the translational research project is to decipher the molecular function of the sodium/proton exchanger NHA2 and its role in human disease. The project will utilize a wide array of techniques in molecular biology and transport physiology and involve work with cultured cells, yeast and transgenic mice. The project is integrated into the National Center of Competence in Research Program, NCCR TransCure (


In addition to performing research in the wet lab, you are expected to write and submit research papers and grants, prepare and give oral / poster presentations at national and international conferences and participate in the education of Master and PhD students.
Expected profile
  • Biomedical background (MD and/or PhD)
  • Prior experience in the future field of study, including work with rodents
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and preferably in German
  • Ability to conduct independent research
  • Well developed social and communication skills to work in interdisciplinary teams
  • High level of motivation and dedication
This position offers a highly interactive academic setting, participation in a multidisciplinary national scientific network, access to outstanding resources and technology platforms, and a friendly, collaborative and interdisciplinary group of colleagues. The salary for this position aligns with the University Bern Postdoc Regulations.
Contact and application
Ethusiastic candidates with a strong background and interest in Membrane Transport Physiology are encouraged to send applications with CV and references to Prof. Daniel Fuster, email:

Position available immediately. Application deadline is 31st of October 2020.

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