Postdoctoral Position in Plant Systems Biology, Bern

Postdoctoral Position in Plant Systems Biology
Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Bern, Switzerland
Position Postdoctoral fellow

Starting date The position is available immediately
Duration 1 year, renewable for up to 3 years
Salary According to the guidelines of the Swiss National Science
Foundation (in German)
Project description The project seeks to understand how a leaf acquires its 3-
dimensional shape. You will construct transgenic plants with altered
cell wall composition and auxin homeostasis and analyse their
biomechanical properties. The project is within the framework of, the Swiss initiative in Systems Biology.
Requirements PhD in molecular biology with a background in gene cloning and
microscopic analysis as well a strong interest in quantitative
Application The single PDF file should include curriculum vitae, copies of
diplomas and transcripts, motivation letter and contact details of
three references.
Deadline for application Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Inquiries and address of
Prof. Cris Kuhlemeier
Institute of Plant Sciences
Altenbergrain 21
CH-3013 Bern
tel. +41 31 631 4913
e-mail cris.kuhlemeier(at)