Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6,5 billion.
The Department of immunology, genetics and pathology at Uppsala University (http://www.igp.uu.se) has a broad research profile with several strong research groups focused on Genomics, Cancer and Molecular Diagnostics. Research is presently conducted in the following areas: Medical and Clinical Genetics, Immunology, Pathology, Tumor Biology and Vascular Biology. Parts of the organization are also integrated with the departments for Clinical Genetics, Immunology and Pathology-Cythology at Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala. The department provides a well-developed infrastructure for advanced molecular sciences, including access to front-line technology as well as core facilities for cell analyses, DNA sequencing and genotyping. The Department has a yearly turnover of around 300 million SEK with a staff of around 340 people, 120 of these which are PhD-students.
The position holders will perform their research work under the supervision of Pr Elisabetta Dejana and Dr. Anna Dimberg at Uppsala University Dept. Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Rudbeck Laboratory.
The general topic of the research is on the mechanisms that regulate vascular development in physiological and pathological conditions such as brain tumors or vascular malformations. For more details http://igp.uu.se/forskning/vaskularbiologi/elisabetta-dejana/ http://igp.uu.se/forskning/vaskularbiologi/anna-dimberg/
Specific tasks: To work on the molecular organization of endothelial cell-to-cell junctions, the signaling mechanisms transferred by these structures and how these change during disease.
The position requires a PhD or a foreign degree equivalent with a PhD. The degree should have been completed within three years before the application deadline. In special cases a degree older than three years can be accepted. The PhD should be in a relevant area with a solid experience in cell biology, protein biochemistry and molecular biology.
A good experience in murine experimental models and in vivo and in vitro imaging techniques will be appreciated. Particular emphasis will be given to scientific excellence in the subject field, cooperation skills and on interpersonal skills.
According to individual qualifications
The application should contain an application letter with the motivation to join the group, curriculum vitae and list of scientific publications of the candidate. The name and contact details of the PhD supervisor or of any other relevant tutor should also be included.
For more information:
Contact Elisabetta Dejana (email@example.com) (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Anna Dimberg (email@example.com) or Elin Forslund (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
You are welcome to apply no later than 31th March, 2017. UFV-PA 2016/3787.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Stefan Djurström, Seko
Marie Ols, TCO/ST 018-471 2459
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2016/3787
Last application date: 2017-03-31