The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institution dedicated to improv-ing global health through excellence in research, education and services. Swiss TPH is an associated institute of the University of Basel and employs about 850 staff and students from more than 80 nations.
The Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology (MPI) of Swiss TPH conducts basic and trans-lational research in infection biology with a particular focus on poverty-related infectious diseases. Within the MPI Department the Malaria Host Interactions laboratory of Nicolas Brancucci studies how the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum manages to adapt to different environments.
The Malaria Host Interactions Lab is looking for a highly motivated, hard-working and enthusiastic
PhD Student in Basic Malaria Research
This PhD position is part of a research project on environmental sensing funded by the Swiss National Sci-ence Foundation. In this project, we want to elucidate the molecular mechanisms intra-erythrocytic parasites employ to sense environmental changes and how this information is translated into cellular responses using CRISPR/Cas9-based gene editing approaches.
We offer you
The successful applicant will be based at the Swiss TPH and will be registered for a PhD degree at the University of Basel, Switzerland. Basel is an international and very lively city right at the border to Germany and France with an excellent scientific, recreational and cultural environment.
Application / Contact
If you are interested, please submit your application online via the link provided below with:
Please note that we can only accept applications via our online recruiting tool:
https://recruitingapp-2698.umantis.com/Jobs/All. Applications via e-mail will not be considered.
The deadline for applications is 15 October 2021. Start date of the PhD position is early in 2022.
Contact: For further information about the position, please visit our website https://www.swisstph.ch/en/about/mpi/malaria-host-interactions/ or contact Nicolas Brancucci (firstname.lastname@example.org).