The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore, about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether, PSI employs 2100 people.
For the Center for Radiopharmaceutical Sciences we are looking for a
The successful candidate will work on a competitive topical project as part of a well-established radiopharmaceutical science research team. A particular focus will be the evaluation and investigation of the (radio)biological and pharmaceutical effects of radioconjugates using commonly used and emerging radionuclides. An important task will be the use and establishment of relevant in vitro assays and in vivo models to investigate the theragnostic potential of novel radioconjugates. Potential side effects to normal tissue will also be assessed, as they are relevant in view of the planned clinical translation of novel and established tumor targeting concepts.
The successful candidate has completed a PhD degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Life Sciences, Human or Veterinary Medicine or in an equivalent field. Excellent English skills (spoken and written) are a prereuqisite. The successful candidate has experience in (radio)pharmaceutical sciences or (radio)biology and preclinical research and is highly motivated to learn new techniques and approaches in an interdisciplinary research field.
Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure. Your employment contract is limited to 2 years. For further information, please contact Dr PD Cristina Müller, phone +41 56 310 44 54.
Please submit your application online by 30 September 2021 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 2211-01).
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