Researcher

Göteborg University

Sweden

May 26, 2022

Description

The University of Gothenburg tackles society's challenges with diverse knowledge. 56 000 students and 6 600 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.

At the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, at the Sahlgrenska Academy, we conduct research and education covering a wide range of knowledge areas. The institute comprises five different departments: Clinical Neuroscience, Health and Rehabilitation, Pharmacology, Physiology and Psychiatry and Neurochemistry.

The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, invites applications for a Researcher position at the Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry.

In clinical neurochemistry research, stem cell-derived neurons have become important models to study biomarker release from neurons in health and disease, what the kinetics of the release is, to what extent increased cell media levels reflect neuronal injury, dysfunction, or activity, and whether neuronal secretion of the markers is stimulated by different disease- associated exposures.

The researcher will conduct research on both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

Duties

Research on neuronal models for neurodegenerative diseases, supervise and teach students and PhD candidates, write scientific papers, apply for grants and participate in scientific conferences.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant topic.

The applicants will be ranked based on scientific merits in clinical neurochemistry, in particular research on stem cell-derived neuronal models. Scientific publications within these fields will be important.

Experience from research on the endosomal vesicle recycling system is desirable.

Great importance will be placed on personal suitability.

Employment

The employment is a permanent position, 100% of full-time, and is placed at the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Starting date: as soon as possible or as agreed. Probationary employment may be applied.

Contact information for the post

If you have questions regarding the employment please contact Manager in charge Professor/Head of Department Henrik Zetterberg, phone: +46 768 672 647, e-mail: henrik.zetterberg@clinchem.gu.se

Application documents are not to be submitted through the contact persons.

Unions

Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg can be found here: https: // www. gu.se/en/work-at-the-university-of-gothenburg/how-to-apply

Application

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.

Please enclose PhD certificate with the application.

Applications must be received by: 2022-05-26

Information for International Applicants

Choosing a career in a foreign country is a big step. Thus, to give you a general idea of what we and Gothenburg have to offer in terms of benefits and life in general for you and your family/spouse/partner please visit:

https: // www. gu.se/en/about-the-university/welcome-services https: // www. movetogothenburg.com/

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.

In accordance with the National Archives of Sweden's regulations, the University must archive application documents for two years after the appointment is filled. If you request that your documents are returned, they will be returned to you once the two years have passed. Otherwise, they will be destroyed.

In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors, recruitment and staffing companies.

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