Postdoctoral Position in Molecular Immunology, UNIL, Switzerland

PhD Fellowship IN Switzerland

Postdoctoral Position in Molecular Immunology: The University of Lausanne (UNIL) is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to join the laboratory of Prof. Petr Broz in the Department of Immunobiology. The successful candidate will contribute to research focused on innate immune signaling pathways, particularly the inflammasome, and its role in host defense against bacterial and viral pathogens. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic academic environment and contribute to cutting-edge research in immunology.

Postdoctoral Position in Molecular Immunology and Innate Immunity

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area: Molecular Immunology and Innate Immunity

Location: University of Lausanne, Epalinges, Switzerland


  • M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree in immunology, molecular biology, or related field
  • Strong background in immunology, inflammasome signaling, or host-pathogen interactions
  • Experience with organoid model systems or transgenic animal models preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multicultural environment

Job Description:

  • Conduct research on inflammasome-dependent host defenses against bacterial and viral pathogens using intestinal organoid and/or in vivo models
  • Design and perform experiments, analyze data, and interpret results
  • Collaborate with members of the research team and participate in lab meetings and scientific discussions
  • Prepare manuscripts for publication and present research findings at conferences
  • Contribute to the training and supervision of graduate and undergraduate students

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a full application in Word or PDF format via the UNIL website by the deadline of April 30, 2024. Applications must include:

  • A cover letter describing research experience and motivation (1.5 pages max)
  • Curriculum vitae, including names and contact information of 2-3 academic references

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only applications submitted through the UNIL website will be reviewed.

Last Date for Apply: April 30, 2024

Contact for Further Information: Prof. Petr Broz University of Lausanne Department of Immunobiology 1066 Epalinges, Switzerland Email:

Additional Information: UNIL is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Learn more at UNIL supports early career researchers. Discover more at



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