Position for Ph.D. student Topic: nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (NMD) in human cells, Bern

In the laboratory of Oliver Mühlemann, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Bern, Switzerland (http://muehlemann.dcb.unibe.ch/).

The position is for 3 to max. 4 years, starting date upon mutual agreement. The successful candidate will join the Ph.D. program Molecular Biology & Biochemistry of the Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences (http://www.gcb.unibe.ch/). We offer the opportunity to work in a scientifically thriving environment and to develop an internationally competitive research project in the field of RNA biology.

We are looking for a top motivated young  scientist with a strong theoretical and practical background in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology and with a M.Sc. degree or an equivalent qualification. P

lease send your application (including a short statement of interest, your curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of two academic references) to <christina.schuepbach@ibc.unibe.ch> until Augst 9, 2013.