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Junior Research Group Leader

WorkplaceDavos Wolfgang, Herman-Burchard-Strasse 1, Graubuenden, Switzerland
Job Startnach Vereinbarung

The Christine Kühne – Center for Allergy Research and Education (CK-CARE) research consortium located at the Medicine Campus Davos, Switzerland is hiring a highly motivated

Junior Research Group Leader

CK-CARE comprises five clinical and basic research facilities in Switzerland and Germany with the main focus on Allergology and Dermatology. The Medicine Campus Davos integrates medical care (with Hochgebirgsklinik Davos), clinical and basic research in one place. Patients can profit from individually adapted rehabilitative care, acute diagnostics, preventive medicine and treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases.

We are looking for a highly motivated person to expand CK-CAREs translational research activities on the Medicine Campus Davos. The successful candidate will focus on the epigenetic, genetic, and immune mechanisms of atopic dermatitis and epigenetic-based diagnostics and therapies in immune disorders.


Job Description – in this role you

  • establish and lead your own research junior group
  • define your own research topic within the framework of CK-CARE
  • have access to samples and data from the CK-CARE biobank, containing over 2400 AD patients and controls
  • are successfully competing for external research grants
  • will collaborate in projects with doctors from the clinic as well as partners of CK-CARE’s consortium


Qualification and Experience

  • You have a PhD and/or MD with several years of research experience in the field of Immunology, Dermatology, Allergology or related fields
  • You are highly interested and motivated to perform research with a strong translational aspect
  • You are experienced in working with human samples and sample processing
  • You have knowledge in the standard research methods, expertise in cutting edge technologies is a plus
  • You are interested and willing to pro-actively integrate in an international research consortium located at different places in Switzerland and Germany
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and you are a great team player
  • You are proficient in English, German language skills are an advantage
  • You are experienced in combining multiple levels of different omics (multi-omics) and the integration of molecular and clinical data

We offer

Why join our team?

  • You want to be part of the growing medical campus dedicated to front basic and translational research
  • You value varied possibilities for personal and professional growth
  • You have access to cutting-edge equipment (CyTOF, MS, slide scanner)
  • You value a competitive salary and social benefits
  • You like the idea to work and live in a famous Swiss Ski and Mountain Resort
  • We are happy to provide help with working permission and relocation procedures

Contact and Address


We look forward to receiving your application with a brief explanation why you are the ideal candidate for this position, your detailed curriculum vitae and the contact details of two to three references. Please submit your complete application as one single pdf file to infock-care.ch .

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Claudio Rhyner, CEO CK-CARE AG ❘ phone: +41 81 410 13 00. Initial application deadline is April 25, 2023, but the call will remain open until the position is filled. Candidates will be contacted by us on a rolling basis. www.ck-care.ch





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