Open Positions

OPEN: Fish facility support

  • We are currently looking to hire a motivated individual to perform key duties in our zerbafish facility, including feeding, basic husbandry, aquatics system maintenance, and support.
  • The position is part-time (2-3h per day) and open-ended.
  • Interested? Get in touch with Christian by email to inquire for details.

OPEN: Master student project(s)

  • We are currently looking to fill several Master Student positions
    (no fast-track), flexible starting date. We are part of the following Master programs in Biology: Molecular And Cellular Biology; Developmental Biology.
  • The projects will tackle the characterization of novel transgenic and mutant zebrafish strains we recently developed in the lab. Of particular focus are transgenic lines and CRISPR-Cas9-generated mutant strains that we will investigate using fluorescence microscopy, genetic lineage tracing, and injection experiments.
  • Project topics are focused on early mesoderm patterning, cardiovascular cell fates, congenital heart diseases, and early mesodermal cancer formation..
  • Interested students should contact Christian via e-mail (please attach CV).

PhD Positions (currently no open positions)

  • We exclusively recruit PhD students through the Molecular Life Sciences and the Cancer Biology programs of the Life Science Zurich Graduate School Zurich.
  • Interested students that have been selected for interviews through the program are encouraged to contact Christian via e-mail (please attach letter of motivation and CV).

Postdoc positions (currently no funded open positions)

  • Interested candidates are nonetheless encouraged to contact Christian via e-mail to discuss possible funding schemes or project ideas (please attach letter of motivation, CV, and possible references).