Post doctor in translational cardio vascular research
Sort on published: 2018-02-07
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
Project: Studies of extracellular vesicles (EV) in plasma produced by platelets and platelet function in heart disease. The goal is to map how EV from platelets is generated by different stimuli, how protein and microRNA in EVs and platelets vary in heart disease and mechanisms involved in their interaction with endothelial cells, fibroblasts and cardiomyocytes. Samples from patients and cell lines are used in the studies.
Tasks in the project: Participate in and contribute to the development of this research field within the research group for Cardiology http://www.medsci.uu.se/forskning/kardiologi/ and the research group for Coagulation and inflammatory science http://www.medsci.uu.se/forskning/klinisk-kemi/koagulation/. Independently work with and development of the methods used in experimental research.
Prerequisites: Doctoral degree in medical sciences/equivalent must be completed no later than 3 years before the end of the application period. The PdD project should have included experimental, laboratory parts. Documented knowledge and independence in working with methods such as cell culture, protein analysis and flow cytometry.
Personal characteristics are important. The applicant should have communicative and collaborative skills and be able to work independently.
Salary: Individual salary
Starting date: As soon as possible, by agreement
Type of employment: Time-limited 2 years
Extent of employment: 100%.
For further information about the position please contact: Associate professor Christina Christersson, firstname.lastname@example.org or Professor Agneta Siegbahn, email@example.com
Please submit your application by 28 February 2018, UFV-PA 2018/95
The application should include a summary of previous research, CV and documented information on knowledge and experience of methodology.
Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services. Applications must be submitted as described in this advertisement.
Placement: Department of Medical Sciences
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/95
Last application date: 2018-02-28