Postdoctoral Fellow in Cardiac Molecular Imaging
University of Basel Department of Biomedicine

1 Postdoctoral Fellow (100%)

the position is open starting February 1st 2022

The Cardiac Molecular Imaging Group at the Department of Biomedicine of the University of Basel and University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland, studies molecular imaging of inflammation and ischemia, as well as drug delivery using site targeted ultrasound contrast agents.

Your position

We seek a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow (100%) with strong interest in experimental imaging in the field of cardiology. The applicant is expected to have a background in either vascular biology or biomedical engineering and experience in imaging and image processing. The applicant should be able to work exactly, independently and flexibly. The candidate will be responsible for his/her own project within the research group, including carrying out experiments, data analysis and interpretation, as well as drafting manuscripts, and will collaborate with PhD students and other group members in their respective projects. Very important is a keen interest in learning new methods (flow chamber experiments, small animal surgery, intravital microscopy, ultrasound imaging).

Your profile

The position requires effective participation in a small project team within the larger setting of several cardiovascular research groups. Experience in small animal surgery and FELASA Level B (LTK1) training is desired. Experience in ultrasound imaging would be a plus but is not required. You possess excellent interpersonal skills, strong problem-solving skills as well as organizational capabilities. Experience in computer based data handling and analysis is desirable. Fluency in German and English (spoken and written) is expected.

We offer you

The Department of Biomedicine of the University of Basel hosts over 60 different research groups and offers an international, stimulating, dynamic and friendly atmosphere in an attractive city, rich in culture, located in the middle of Europe. The successful candidate will be affiliated with the Department of Biomedicine and will be integrated into the local cardiovascular research community with state-of-the-art technologies and core facilities

More information about our research can be obtained at:

Application / Contact

Please send your comprehensive application including a CV, a statement of interest and 2 references to Prof. Dr. Beat Kaufmann, Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland, or e-mail (preferred) to

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