Postdoc Researcher Position in Lund University Sweden

Researcher Job in Food hygiene at Lund Uni, Sweden 2022

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Researcher Job is available for doctoral degree candidates in Food hygiene at Department of Food Technology, Engineering and Nutrition, Lund University, Sweden 2022

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General Info

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

Workplace:
Department of Food Technology, Engineering and Nutrition

Lund University, Sweden

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Qualification Details

Required qualifications for the position are:

  • A PhD degree within the subject of the position.
  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English.
  • Very good knowledge in microbiology.

Very good ability to perform Illumina MiSeq analysis and associated bioinformatic data analysis. Documented ability to conduct research focusing on intestinal flora and probiotics. Experience of experimental animal studies. Good ability to perform scientific writing.

Additional qualifications for the position are:

Approved course in probiotics, e.g. KLGN01. Good ability to perform quantitative PCR analysis. Experience of analysing blood-, saliva- and organ samples.

Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The research focuses on analysis of the composition of the microbiota and its connection to immunological reactions in health and disease, which are evaluated in samples from clinical and experimental studies.

Work duties include:

Completion of one clinical trial and two experimental studies and comprises handling of samples and written information from participants, as well as handling and sampling of experimental animals. The assignments further include evaluation of bacterial diversity in complex communities and species identification using Next Generation Sequencing and bioinformatics, quantification of bacterial groups by quantitative PCR and analysis of inflammatory markers.

The assignments also include participation in teaching.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: PA2022/2109

Application Procedure

Applications are to be submitted via the University’s recruitment system. The application should include a CV and a personal letter justifying your interest in the position and how it matches your qualifications. The application should also include a degree certificate or equivalent and any other document to which you would like to draw attention (copies of grade transcripts, details of referees, letters of recommendation, etc.).

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

The research group Food Hygiene at the Department of Food Technology, Engineering and Nutrition develops methods for identification of bacteria and clarifies the role of these bacteria in food and human health. The research performed in the group has been pioneering in development probiotics and the group has a close collaboration within both industry and academia.

We offer

Lund University is a public authority which means that employees get particular benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension scheme.

Read more on the University website about being a Lund University employee Work at Lund University

The position is a fixed term position for 7 months at 75 percent of full time and starting by agreement.

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