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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.

At the Institute of Biomedicine we study 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 microorganisms. Using this knowledge, we try to elucidate the causes of diseases, and find new ways to diagnose and treat disorders. At present, the institute has about 360 employees and approximately 440 million SEK in total assets.

Job assignments
The successful applicant will lead and in an independent way develop a project aimed at characterizing the epigenetic role of DNA methylation and regulatory long noncoding RNA (lncRNA) in different forms of cancers. Responsibilities include PhD and postdoc supervision, teaching and administrative tasks.

Techniques and methods used in the group include culturing of mammalian cell lines, as well as biochemical and molecular biology methods. The successful candidate will analyze global epigenetic modifications such as DNA methylation, 5-hydroxymethylation and histone modifications using high-throughput sequencing approaches.

Qualifications
PhD within Life Science or Medicine is required. The candidate should have a solid scientific background, with a strong publication track record. Independent funding from major granting agencies is a strong merit. Documented experience in all abovementioned methods and tasks is a prerequisite. Experience in pyrosequencing is required. Experience in basic bioinformatics analysis of global datasets is considered advantageous.

The candidate should have documented leadership and teaching qualifications including student supervision and academic assignments. Prerequisites for the position is that the candidate displays strong personal motivation, and is fluent in English (both spoken and written). A major emphasis will be placed on personal suitability.

Employment
The employment is full time and temporary, 11 months, with placement at the Institute of Biomedicine. First day of employment as agreed.

For further information regarding the position
Please contact Professor Claes Gustafsson, e-mail: claes.gustafsson@medkem.gu.se, phone: +46(0)31-786 3826.

Unions
Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg:
https://www.gu.se/en/about-the-university/work-at-the-university-of-gothenburg/how-to-apply

Information for International Applicants
Choosing a career in a foreign country is a big step. Thus, to give you a general idea of what we and Gothenburg have to offer in terms of benefits and life in general for you and your family/spouse/partner please visit:

https://www.gu.se/en/about-the-university/welcome-services
https://www.movetogothenburg.com/

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 selection of candidates is made on the basis of the qualifications registered in the application.

Closing date: 2020-12-17

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
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Publiceringsdatum
2020-11-30

Ersättning
Göteborgs universitet tillämpar individuell lönesättning.

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Företag
Göteborgs Universitet

Jobbnummer
5466731

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