Postdoctoral fellow in liquid biopsies and single-cell analysis - Göteborgs universitet - Biologjobb i Göteborg
Postdoctoral fellow in liquid biopsies and single-cell analysis
Göteborgs universitet / Biologjobb / Göteborg
2018-04-17

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The University of Gothenburg tackles society's challenges with diverse knowledge. 38 000 students and 6 000 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.

The Institute of Biomedicine is involved in both research and education. In both of these areas, we focus on fundamental knowledge of the living cell - what it consists of, how it works, how its function is directed by the genetic material, and how it interacts with various kinds of micro-organisms. Using this knowledge, we try to elucidate the causes of diseases, and find new ways to diagnose and treat them.

The Institute is composed of the following five departments:

* The Department of Infectious Diseases
* The Department of Microbiology and Immunology
* The Department of Pathology and Genetics
* The Department of Clinical Chemistry and Transfusion Medicine
* The Department of Medical Biochemistry and Cell Biology

At present, the institute has about 360 employees and approximately 400 million SEK in total assets.

Subject area

Molecular biology and epigenetics in sarcoma.

Subject area description

The goal of this project is to analyze mechanism behind epigenetic perturbations in sarcoma with simple genetic changes. The studies involve in vitro cell culture systems, in vivo mouse models and studies of individual tumor cells. The study is focused on applications where the applicant has the opportunity to influence the direction of the project.

The project involves the handling of clinical samples, cell cultures, mouse material and individual cells. Methods relevant to the project include: cell biology, biochemistry, protein analysis, single-cell analysis and different sequencing methods. Experience with molecular techniques, such as IP, is a merit. The research group is located at the Sahlgrenska Cancer Center, which conduct both basic and clinical research, with an emphasis on translational cancer research.

Job assignments

To independently and together with other coworkers carry out research of a high international standard and report research findings in articles and at conferences. Supervision of students and shared responsibility for laboratory techniques and equipment will also be included in job assignments. The position also means being actively driving and leading in collaborative projects.

Eligibility

An achieved doctoral degree is compulsory for a position as postdoctor at the University of Gothenburg. The doctoral thesis shall be in a relevant area according to the specific position stated here. Since a position as postdoctor aims to give new holders of the doctorate the opportunity mainly to strengthen and develop their scholarly proficiency, we aim for those who have a doctoral degree not older than 3 years counting from last date of application.

The qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance.

Assessment

PhD, experience and research merits within a for the project relevant subject area. Excellent ability to cooperate. Emphasis will be set on personal qualities.

Regulations for the evaluation of qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance.

Employment

The employment is temporary, two years, and full time with placement at the Institute of Biomedicine.

For further information:

Please contact Professor Pierre Åman, +46 706846085, pierre.aman@gu.se.

Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg: http://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/job-opportunities/union-representatives

How to apply

In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

The application should contain:

* A cover letter giving a brief description of previous research experience, and a motivation to why you are applying

* A CV including a list of publications

* Proof of completed PhD

* Contact details of two references

Closing date: 2018-05-08



The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.



In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors, recruitment and staffing companies.

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Publiceringsdatum
2018-04-17

Ersättning
Göteborgs universitet tillämpar individuell lönesättning.

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Företag
Göteborgs universitet

Adress
Göteborgs universitet
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40530 Göteborg

Kontorsadress
Medicinaregatan 7B

Jobbnummer
4087540


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