Postdoc Researcher Position in University of Gothenburg Sweden

Associate Researcher – University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2022


The Associate Researcher will be part of a research group at the Sahlgrenska Center for Cancer research at Institute of Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2022

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General Info

Position: Associate Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: According to standard norms

Institute of Biomedicine

University of Gothenburg, Sweden


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Qualification Details

Master in molecular biology/biomedicine/biotechnique, BMA, laboratory engineer or equivalent degree. Documented experience in cell culturing is strongly meriting. We also wish for experience in several routine methods in cell- and molecular biology such as immunohistochemistry, immunocytochemistry, DNA and RNA extraction, qPCR and DNA sequencing.

Documented knowledge in research projects and work in a research group is needed. We are an international group and excellent knowledge in written and spoken English is needed.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The person we are looking for will work with cell culturing; expansion of cells and biobanking, and be involved in specific research projects. The Associate researcher will further participate in DNA methylation analyses and perform various routine analyses and ordering. Handling biological material obtained from surgeries and potentially performing independent research projects will also be included.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: PAR 2022/910

Application Procedure

To apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to create an account in our recruitment system. Submit your application via the University of Gothenburg’s recruitment portal by clicking the “Apply” button. It is your responsibility to ensure that the application is complete as per the vacancy notice, and that the University receives it by the final application deadline.

About the Department/Section/Group

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 450 million SEK in total assets.

The Associate Researcher will be part of a research group at the Sahlgrenska Center for Cancer research ( The group is interested in epigenetics and its role in the development of cancer in children and adults. As model system, we use cancer stem cells that we isolate from brain tumours and normal neural stem cells.

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Note or Other details

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

Salaries are set individually at the University.

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Contact details

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Helena Carén. Phone: +46766183838, e-mail: [email protected]

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