Statistician - University of Milan, Italy

The University of Milan is recruiting a statistician for the joint research activity with the European Cystic Fibrosis Society Patient Registry (ECFSPR)

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Utrecht University - Assistant / Associate professor in Biochemistry, Molecular Cell

The Cellular Protein Chemistry section is seeking applications for a permanent faculty member to strengthen and broaden its research focus. 
Application deadline: 31 July 2021
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Queen’s University Belfast (UK) – PhD Position

A PhD position has become available at School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences - Queen’s University Belfast.
The PhD project title is: 
Using Data analytics to design innovative clinical trials in respiratory disease
Prof J Bradley and Prof A Marshall
Funded PhD Project (UK students only or if resident in UK for minimum of 3 years prior to the first day of the academic course). 
You must hold or expect to gain an upper second-class honours degree.
Application deadline: 16 May 2021

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San Raffaele Scientific Institute - Milan (IT) - Postdoctoral Research and ERS/EU RESPIRE4 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship

The San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan is looking for a talented postdoc candidate with experience in genomics and bioinformatic analysis to be hosted in the laboratory of Dr. Alessandra Bragonzi to elucidate mechanisms by which host genotype contribute to cystic fibrosis disease.

Application deadline: 01 May 2021
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Respiratory Physiologist - Royal Brompton Hospital, London

A Respiratory Physiologist post has become available within the busy lung clearance index (LCI) core facility; the main purpose will be to perform tasks within the LCI core facility, including training and qualification of LCI operators and over reading of LCI traces sent in from a number of European and Worldwide cystic fibrosis centres participating in innovative clinical trials. You will also assist with the coordination of clinical trial activity undertaken by the team working directly with the research and clinical team under the direction of the project manager.

Application date: 16 April 2021

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CFTR pharmacology - Postdoctoral position - Laboratoire STIM, University of Poitiers, France

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory Signalisation et Transports Ioniques membranaires (Laboratoire STIM, University of Poitiers, Poitiers, France).
Starting date : September/December 2020/January 2021 Duration : 2x12 months.
The postdoctoral fellow will performed biochemical characterization of rescued F508del-CFTR channels and study the effect of small molecule correctors & potentiators of F508del-CFTR channels and other disease-causing variants including rare mutation. The research group is dedicated to the search of novel pharmacological agents of therapeutic interest in the context of the genetic disease Cystic Fibrosis and thus has a strong expertise, know-how and knowledge of the pharmacology and structure of the CFTR channel. The laboratory has all facilities for patch-clamping, cellular electrophysiology (using chambers), molecular biology, biochemistry, confocal imaging, a collection of CFTR mutants and pharmacological agents.
Applicant must have an expertise in biochemistry, molecular biology and if possible in electrophysiology (patch-clamp, using method) and an expertise in human airway epithelial cell culture. Send a CV (with a short description of research experience, list of publications and recommendation letters from at least two referees) to Prof. Frédéric BECQ (
Deadline for applications: 30 September 2020.

ECFS Patient Registry - Data Quality Manager

The European Cystic Fibrosis Society is recruiting a data quality manager (0,8 – 1 FTE) for the Patient Registry
He/She will be the in-house data expert and will foster and ensure data quality across the Registry and the participating countries. 

Deadline for applications: 01 October 2020

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PhD Positions available at CITI-GENS - Queen's University Belfast

Use of sputum rheology to predict disease progression and efficacy of treatment in people with cystic fibrosis (PWCF)
Can thickness of sputum predict exacerbations in Cystic Fibrosis. Fully funded PhD project in the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast as part of the MSCActions CITI-GENS programme. Read More

Deadline for application: 10 July 2020

Respiratory Physiologist - Royal Brompton Hospital, London

A Respiratory Physiologist post has become available within the busy lung clearance index (LCI) core facility; the main purpose will be to perform tasks within the LCI core facility, including qualification of LCI operators and over reading of LCI traces sent in from a number of European and Worldwide cystic fibrosis centres participating in innovative clinical trials. This candidate will also provide training for colleagues as well as operators at global cystic fibrosis centres.  
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Royal Brompton Hospital - London - 2 positions open for Clinical Research Fellow in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint two Clinical Research Fellows in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, based at the Royal Brompton Hospital which provides a comprehensive cardiothoracic service not only for North West London but nationwide. The posts are available from 7th September 2020 for 1-2 years in the first instance, extendable to up to 3 years by mutual consent.

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Postdoctoral research position - San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

A postdoctoral research position is now available in the laboratory of Infection and Cystic Fibrosis Unit at Ospedale San Raffaele in Milan, Italy

Application deadline: 15 July 2019

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Open positions for young scientists at the Fondazione Centro San Raffaele, Milan, Italy

Fondazione Centro San Raffaele (FCSR) aims to support research in genetics of human disease by funding ten 2-year contracts (collaborazione coordinata e continuativa) for young scientists
Deadline for applications 29 MArch 2019 - Contact person: Alessandra Bragonzi - 

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Post-doctoral position on Cystic Fibrosis, Lisbon, Portugal

A post-doctoral position on Cystic Fibrosis has become open at the Biosystems and Integrative Sciences Institute @ BioISI, Lisbon.

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The Charité University Hospital in Berlin is looking for a German speaking scientific assistant

The Cystic Fibrosis Center of the Charité University Hospital in Berlin has an open position for a German speaking scientific assistant.
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Basic Science Course: Epithelial ion transport in the GI tract - 4-6 July 2019 Pécs, Hungary

A course on Epithelial ion transport in the GI tract will be organised on 4-6 July 2019 at the University of Pécs, Hungary

This course is an educational opportunity for young PhDs and basic science oriented MDs in the field of gastroenterology across Europe and combines state-of-the-art lectures with hands-on training in the laboratory. This course is focused on epithelial ion transport. Epithelial ion transports play a fundamental role in the maintenance and integrity of the GI tract. 

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Deadline for applications 29 March 2019

Postdoctoral position in Berlin, Germany - The Charite University Hospital

The Department of Pediatric Pulmonology, Immunology and Intensive Care Medicine (Director: Prof. Marcus M. Mall) offers a postdoc position for a research project investigating the microbiome as a new therapeutic target for the treatment of chronic lung disease in cystic fibrosis (CF).

Application deadline: 31.08.2018

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ECFS - Administrative and Events Coordinator

To carry on its mission, the ECFS is hiring an Administrative and Events coordinator to strengthen the executive team, 
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Free live webinar: Airway Clearance in Cystic Fibrosis

A free live webinar will be organised on 02-03 October 2017.
Aerosolized Agents for Airway Clearance in Cystic Fibrosis: When, How and Why?

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Associate Professorship in Precision Medicine of Chronic Lung Disease -Charité University Hospital, Berlin

A position of  Associate Professorship in Precision  Medicine of Chronic Lung Disease has become open at the Charité University Hospital, Berlin, Germany
Deadline for applications: 17 August 2018
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ECFS Future Events


- ECFS Steering Committee Meetings, Brussels, Belgium, 25-26 January 2018.
    . ECFS CTN 
    . ECFS Patient Registry
    . Standards of Care

- ECFS 15th Annual Diagnostic Network Working Group Meeting,St. Gallen, Switzerland, 08-10 February 2018
- ECFS 15th ECFS Basic Science Conference, Loutraki, Greece,  21-24 March 2018
- ECFS 41st European CF Conference - 06-09 June 2018, Belgrade, Serbia