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Postdoctoral fellow Job in CRISPR gene therapy group – UiO, Norway 2022


Postdoctoral fellow in CRISPR gene therapy group is available at the Haapaniemi group, Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM) – Norway 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM)
University of Oslo, UiO

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Qualification Details

Postdoctoral fellow, position code 1352:

  • PhD, BA or MA (expected PhD graduation date within 6 months of application closing date)
  • Documented research experience in one or more of the following fields: immunology or stem cell biology, high-throughput biology and/or Next Generation Sequencing method development, DNA repair and genome stability.
  • At least one published first-author paper
  • Fluent oral and written English communication skills

The following qualifications will count in the assessment of the applicants:

  • Experience with any of the following techniques: multi-color flow cytometry, Next Generation Sequencing library preparation, immune cell culture and transfection, or experience with mouse work.
  • Experience in genetic analyses
  • Python, Perl, R or other relevant programming language skills

Personal skills

  • Organized, meticulous and independent
  • Ability to communicate and work in shared multidisciplinary projects
  • Willing to supervise students and staff

Responsibilities/Job Description

The work tasks will depend on your interest and scientific background and will generally include one or more of the following:

  • Design and conduct custom CRISPR experiments and screens
  • Design and optimize high-throughput biology experiments in robotics platforms
  • Set up custom Next Generation Sequencing libraries and technologies
  • Set up flow cytometry – based immunological assays
  • Set up functional assays for immune cells
  • Supervise students and technicians in designing and conducting molecular biology experiments

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

The application must include

  • Cover letter (statement of motivation, summarizing scientific work and research interest)
  • CV (summarizing education, positions, pedagogical experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activity)
  • Copies of educational certificates (academic transcripts only)
  • List of publications
  • List of 3 reference persons (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and phone number)

Please deliver the application with attachments in our electronic recruiting system. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University's grading system. Please note that all documents should be in English.

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the documented, academic qualifications as well as the candidate’s motivation and personal suitability. We will arrange interviews with the best qualified candidates. We expect that the successful candidate will be able to complete the project during the period of employment.

About the Department

Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM) was established in 2008 and is the Norwegian node in the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine. NCMM is a joint venture between the University of Oslo, Health Region South-East and the Research Council of Norway. From 2017 NCMM is merged with the Biotechnology Centre of Oslo and now has altogether 11 research groups. The overall objective of NCMM is to conduct cutting edge research in molecular medicine and biotechnology as well as facilitate translation of discoveries in basic medical research into clinical practice.

About the Employer: University of Oslo, UiO


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Contact details

Inquiries about the positions can be directed to group leader Dr. Emma Haapaniemi,

Inquiries about application can be directed to HR-adviser Nina Modahl:

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