Career Opportunities

The Department of Biomedicine continuously offers position for scientists, technicians as well as in administration. Search the "Jobs Database" below or contact Human Resources or Research Group Leaders for opportunities.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Position in Cancer Immunology/Immunotherapy

Open Postdoctoral Position in Cancer Immunology/Immunotherapy at the Department Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel

We invite applications from PhD – MD/PhD scientists to join our laboratory.  Our research is dedicated to delineate mechanisms of therapy induced anti-tumor immunity in tumor models and cancer patients. Please see more details of our research at

Qualification requirements include relevant training in immunology, preferentially tumor immunology, strong expertise in bioinformatics and high-throughput data analysis, excellent written and verbal communication skills, a high degree of motivation and organization with a strong record of scientific accomplishments (e.g. publication track record) with manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals. The advertised position provides an opportunity to develop a further university career at a high level. Due to our tight connection between research and clinical activities our lab provides a very active scientific environment in translational cancer immunology / immunotherapy with numerous academic research projects and industrial collaborations.

The position is open from April 1st 2017 (negotiable).

The following documents should be submitted:

·       A cover letter with statement of motivation and a detailed description of the qualifications as mentioned above

·       Curriculum vitae including a chronological list of publications

·       Three (3) letters of recommendation

Information and contact:

Laboratory of Cancer Immunology

Department of Biomedicine & Department of Medical Oncology

Prof. Alfred Zippelius

University Hospital Basel

Petersgraben 4

4031 Basel

+41 61 265 50 74