Postdoc Researcher Position in University of Gothenburg Sweden

Researcher position in Biomedicine at Gothenburg, Sweden, Jun 2022

Sweden

Researcher position in Biomedicine focused on mechanisms that regulate initiation, growth and survival of ALK driven neuroblastoma is available for applicants with a doctoral degree at the Institute of Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, June 2022.

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General Info

Position: Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 24 Months
Salary: According to standard norms

Workplace:
Institute of Biomedicine

University of Gothenburg, Sweden

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Qualification Details

Skillful and experienced PhD or post-doc, PhD diploma in a relevant subject. A high level of English communication and writing skills are an important requirement. The candidate is expected to be active in designing and implementing their projects, and also to collaborate closely with other members of the team. Methods employed require knowledge in genetics, cell biology, biochemistry, and histology. Knowledge of cell culture systems is a requirement.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The researcher will be engaged in projects focused on mechanisms that regulate initiation, growth and survival of ALK driven neuroblastoma and their microenvironment. The researcher will use a broad range of approaches, such as genetics, cell biology and biochemical/in vivo modeling to understand/reveal upstream/downstream targets of ALK both during novel developmental processes and disease. The researcher will mostly be involved in cell culture (PDX, organoids, and cell lines) models but also mouse models of ALK positive cancer to validate novel therapeutic strategies. Signaling pathways will be further investigated in these models with consideration of their pathological relevance.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: PAR 2022/924

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.

The application should contain proof of completed PhD

The University works actively to achieve a working environment with equal conditions, and values the qualities that diversity brings to its operations.Salaries are set individually at the University.

About the Department

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

About the Employer:

Note

The employment is full time and temporary, 24 months, with placement at the Institute of Biomedicine. First day of employment as agreed.

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Contact details

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Bengt Hallberg, Professor, +46 705 665 742, [email protected]

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