PhD position

University of Bern
April 15, 2023
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PhD position

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A position for a PhD candidate will become available from April 2023 in the Ochsenreiter group at the Institute of Cell Biology of the University of Bern.

Our lab i interested in mitochondrial organelle biogenesis using the single celled eukaryote Trypanosoma brucei as a model system. We use a combination of molecular biology, biochemistry and microscopic imaging (including ultrastructure expansion microscopy and cryo-electron tomography) to study the underlying molecular mechanisms of organelle biogenesis. Please conuslt our website for more information: Institute of Cell Biology


Applicants hold a Masters degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics or related fields with a strong interest in microscopy/electron microscopy and image analysis.

We offer

  • The position is funded for three years, with salaries according to the rules of the Swiss National Science Foundation.
  • You will be integrated in the Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences at the Univesity of Bern (GCB).
  • The Institute of Cell Biology is a lively and collaborative environment with strong focus on microscopic imaging and is equipped with state of the art microscopes.
  • Application and contact

    Requests for more information should be sent electronically to the following address: [email protected]

    Applications are welcome

    only electronically as single pdf file

    including CV and letter of interest for applying the position.


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