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Chemistry Postdoctoral Job Position @ Basel University Switzerland

Chemistry Postdoctoral Job Position @ Basel University Switzerland

Chemistry Postdoctoral Job Position @ Basel University Switzerland:  The University of Basel has an international reputation of outstanding achievements in research and teaching. Founded in 1460, the University of Basel is the oldest university in Switzerland and has a history of success going back over 550 years. As a comprehensive university offering a wide range of high-quality educational opportunities, the University of Basel attracts students from Switzerland and the entire world, offering them outstanding studying conditions as they work towards their bachelor’s, master’s or PhD degrees. Today, the University of Basel has around 13,000 students from over a hundred nations, including 2,700 PhD students. Chemistry Postdoctoral Job Position @ Basel University Switzerland

Chemistry Postdoctoral Job Position @ Basel University Switzerland

Postdoc Position in Helminth Drug Discovery

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a public institution with the mandate to contribute to the improvement of the health of populations internationally and nationally through excellence in research, services, and teaching and training.
We are offering a Postdoc Position in Helminth Drug Discovery
for a dedicated multidisciplinary scientist to work on drug discovery for neglected helminth diseases in the framework of an ERC funded project. The position is in the laboratory of Jennifer Keiser at the Helminth Drug Development Unit at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute,
based in Basel.

Chemistry Postdoctoral Job Position @ Basel University Switzerland

Helminths cause a significant public health burden yet treatment options are limited. Our research aims to discover and develop novel anthelminthic drugs. The proposed project includes parasitological and pharmacokinetic studies. The Postdoc will characterize anthelminthic drug candidates in in vitro and in vivo studies. In addition, she/he will analyze dried blood spot samples using LC-MS/MS from 2 clinical trials on praziquantel in Russia and tribendimidine in Africa and determine their pharmacokinetic parameters.

To best fit into our exciting research team we expect the following qualifications:

  • PhD degree in biology, chemistry, pharmacy or similar with a background in drug discovery, analytical chemistry and/or parasitology and interested in a multidisciplinary work environment.
  • Self-motivated and career-oriented with strong critical thinking and communication skills, be well organized, and display initiative and enthusiasm.
  • Experience with LC/MS-MS.
  • Experience with animal work is desirable but not mandatory.
  • Willingness to be engaged in the sample collection of the 2 planned clinical trials abroad.
  • The Postdoc will be involved in the supervision of Bachelor, PhD and Master students and will help with teaching.
  • A tentative starting date is May 1st 2017 but this is flexible.

Chemistry Postdoctoral Job Position @ Basel University Switzerland

To Apply:

If you are interested, please submit your application incl. CV, and a motivational letter online via the link provided below:
https://recruitingapp-2698.umantis.com/Jobs/All

Please note that we can not accept applications via mail or e-mail.
www.unibas.ch

Chemistry Postdoctoral Job Position @ Basel University Switzerland

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