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Postdoctoral fellow in Plant Epigenetics and Chromatin Biology at UZH, Switzerland, Oct 2022


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Postdoctoral Fellow position in Plant Epigenetics and Chromatin Biology is available for applicants with a doctoral degree at the Institute of Plant and Microbiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland, in October 2022.

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General Info

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Joining Date: 1st October 2022
Contract Period: 18 + 24 Months
Salary: According to standard norms

Institute of Plant and Microbiology
Zollikerstrasse 107, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland

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Qualification Details

The successful applicant must hold a PhD in Biology, should be excited about science, creative, well organized and able to communicate effectively with lab members as well as present research findings at national and international conferences. Experience in epigenetics, next generation sequencing, biochemistry and/or plant biology are welcomed but not mandatory.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Project Description

The Bischof lab seeks to hire a motivated postdoctoral researcher with a passion for epigenetics and chromatin biology. Our main research goal is to elucidate epigenetic mechanisms that control gene expression and maintain the integrity of the genome in plants and human cells. Ultimately, we aim at applying gained knowledge to improve plant traits and human health. The proposed project aims at identifying and characterizing new proteins that bind specific histone variants and posttranslational modifications in the plant model Arabidopsis thaliana. To do so, a combination of biochemical, genomic and genetic approaches will be used.


Perform cutting-edge research within a young team.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

Basic documents are required for the application.

About the Employer: University of Zurich (UZH), Switzerland


Employment start date to be mutually agreed. Please submit your application by 01.10.2021.

The Bischof lab and the University of Zürich provide a vibrant scientific environment, state-of-the art equipment and the opportunity to learn cutting-edge technologies. Funding is available for 18 months and extendable for two additional years with a competitive Swiss salary. The position is available immediately and will be opened until filled.

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Contact details

Further information Epigenetics and Chromatin Biology Prof. Sylvain Bischof

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Published on: | Last Updated: Jun 14, 2022 | at nViews Career by nViews Career Team