2 st Postdocs in cardiovascular research

Lund University


September 26, 2022


Lunds universitet, MedFak, Inst. för kliniska vetenskaper Malmö

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world's top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Description of the workplace At the research group Cardiovascular research - Translational studies. research is conducted in cardiovascular disease with a focus on biological differences that underlie acute complications such as heart attacks and strokes. The research is translational and includes studies of human tissue and several in-vitro models. The group has for many years been at the forefront of the field and has established collaborations with international research groups.

The group, led by professor Isabel Goncalves and associate professor Andreas Edsfeldt, consists of postdoctoral fellow, doctoral students, bioinformatics and laboratory engineers with both clinical and preclinical backgrounds. The group is located at CRC in Malmö.

Here you can read more about our exciting research: Kardiovaskulär forskning - translationella studier — Lunds universitet

Within the research group, we strive to maintain a good working environment where respect and consideration towards each other is key. Our goal is to have a workplace that is developing and stimulating for all group members, and we constantly work to create good conditions for job satisfaction, development, and participation for all employees. We care about both physical safety and the psychosocial work environment.

We offer Lund University is a government agency, which means that you receive special benefits, generous holidays, a flexitime agreement and a favorable occupational pension.

Work duties The tasks include performing experimental methods, applicable to human tissue, in vitro studies and potential animal models (cell culture, RNA/DNA extraction, PCR, ELISA, microscopy, western blots, FACS, basic statistic. The application is also expected to independently introduce and optimize new methods.

Qualification requirements Appointment to a post-doctoral position requires that the applicant has a PhD, or an international degree deemed equivalent to a PhD, within the subject of the position, completed no more than three years before the last date for applications. Under special circumstances, the doctoral degree can have been completed earlier.

Other qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of mechanistic studies.
  • Good experience of basic experimental techniques.
  • Good knowledge of basic statistical analyses.
  • Knowledge and experience on FACS.
  • Good experience of proficiency on RNA and DNA extraction.
  • Good experience of in vitro work with cell lines and siRNA.
  • Proficiency in oral and written English.
  • Merits:

  • Good experience of supervising students and doctoral students.
  • Completed international postdoc.
  • Knowledge on lipid metabolism and cell death
  • Term of employment We are looking for two postdocs. The employments are full-time and limited to two years with the possibility of extension if there are special reasons according to the "Agreement on limited-time employment as a postdoctoral fellow" between the labor market parties (Arbetsgivarverket, Saco-S and SEKO). Start date as soon as possible or by agreement.

    Instructions on how to apply You apply for this employment via Lund University's recruitment system Varbi. The application must include a personal letter, CV and diplomas of university degree.

    The Faculty of Medicine is a part of Lund University, and is responsible for education and research within medicine and healthcare. Our academic programs are closely linked with the healthcare system and are firmly anchored in the faculty's strong research tradition. Our research spans a broad field within experimental preclinical research, near-patient clinical research and health sciences research. The Faculty of Medicine, with its 1,800 employees and 2,700 students in Lund and Malmö, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

    The Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö is one of the six departments at the Faculty of Medicine, Lund University. We have a strong focus on clinical and epidemiological research and also conduct an extensive preclinical laboratory research.

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    Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months

    Contract type Full time Number of positions 2 Working hours 100 City Malmö County Skåne län Country Sweden Reference number PA2022/2892 Contact

  • Sarah Quist, personalsamordnare, +4640391055
  • Isabel Goncalves, rekryterande chef , isabel.goncalves@med.lu.se
  • Union representative

  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-2229364
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
  • Published 05.Sep.2022 Last application date 26.Sep.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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