Postdoctoral fellow in translational breast cancer research - Göteborgs universitet - Biologjobb i Göteborg
Postdoctoral fellow in translational breast cancer research
Göteborgs universitet / Biologjobb / Göteborg
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The University of Gothenburg tackles society's challenges with diverse knowledge. 49 000 students and 6 400 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 four departments:

* The Department of Infectious Diseases
* The Department of Microbiology and Immunology
* The Department of Medical Biochemistry and Cell Biology
* The Department of Laboratory Medicine

At present, the institute has about 360 employees and approximately 440 million SEK in total assets

We are now looking for a postdoctoral fellow at the Sahlgrenska Cancer Center.

Subject area
Translational breast cancer research.

Subject area description
The long term scientific goal within this project is to identify, develop and optimize novel cancer therapies and diagnostic methods specifically focusing on cancer stem cell propagation in relevant microenvironments. The project involves scaffolds from various cancer forms with some focus on colon cancer.

Key methods that will be used in combination with primary cancer cells and functional cancer stem cell enriching assays are PCR/RNA-sequencing, cancer scaffold cultures and 3D-printed variant. The project will be based at Sahlgrenska Cancer Center consisting of basic and clinical researchers dedicated to 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.

Eligibility
An achieved doctoral degree is compulsory for a position as postdoctor at Göteborg University. 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 in a relevant area and experience 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 full time and temporary, two years, with placement at the Institute of Biomedicine. First day of employment is October 1st 2020 or as agreed.



For further information:
Please contact Professor, MD, PhD Göran Landberg, +46 31-786 6736, goran.landberg@gu.se

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

Information for International Applicants
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https://www.gu.se/english/welcomeservices/staff
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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

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.

Varaktighet, arbetstid
The position is temporary, two years. Full time.

Publiceringsdatum
2020-06-24

Ersättning
Salary is determined on an individual basis.

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Sista dag att ansöka är 2020-07-15
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Företag
Göteborgs Universitet

Jobbnummer
5274909

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