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Researcher Position in Immunology – University of Gothenburg, Jun 2022


The University of Gothenburg invites applications for a Researcher at the Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research, at the Institute of Medicine, Sweden – Jun 2022

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General Info

Position: Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: 12 Months
Contract Period: Sep 01, 2022
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation

University of Gothenburg, Sweden


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Qualification Details

To be qualified for the position requires that you are a biologist/molecular biologist with a PhD in immunology. It also requires previous knowledge in handling human blood and tissues, being highly knowledgeable in flow cytometry, the ability to perform routine analyses performed in an immunological lab, including confocal and light microscopy. A merit is knowledge in how to handle clinical data.

Proficiency in spoken and written English is a requirement. Great emphasis is placed on a structured working ethos, good collaboration skills as well as on personal suitability.

Responsibilities/Job Description


The work involves handling of tissue and blood from humans, for instance for isolation of cells. A large part of the job is analyses using flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, light microscopy and culturing of the isolated tissue/cells, and to some extent analyses using molecular biology and immunological methods. The work includes also summarizing of data and writing manuscripts for publication as well as supervision of PhDs and other students.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: PAR 2022/900

Application Procedure

CV, personal letter, publication list, certificate of qualification and doctoral degree, employment certificate from previous employer and name and contact information on two personal references.

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 University works actively to achieve a working environment with equal conditions, and values the qualities that diversity brings to its operations.

About the Department

At the Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research, at the Institute of Medicine, the main research areas are inflammation and inflammatory diseases irrespective of whether they are caused by allergies, infections or are autoimmune diseases. The aim is to investigate the underpinning mechanisms behind the inflammation. Several of our researchers also work as senior consultants at the clinics at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, which is a great advantage especially for translational research. The current group is led by Rheumatologist and Professor Inger Gjertsson and B-cell expert and Professor Lill Mårtensson and consist of postdocs, PhD students and undergraduate students.

About the Employer:

Note or Other details


Type of employment: Temporary employment, 12 months Extent: 100 % Location: Institute of Medicine, Gothenburg First day of employment: According to agreement but at latest 2022-09-01

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Contact details

Inger Gjertsson, Professor/Chief Physician, +46(0)730-246725, [email protected]

Lill Mårtensson Bopp, Professor, +46(0)70-3640068, [email protected]


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