Researcher position within the field of immunology and type 1 diabetes
Sort on published: 2018-05-25
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.
The Department of Medical Cell Biology at Uppsala University has a strong and international research environment with over 100 scientists, including around 25 PhD students, 20 postdocs and 30 researchers and professors.
The work will be conducted within the field of immunology and type 1 diabetes. The overall purpose of the project is to increase the understanding of key roles of regulatory immune cells, which produce anti-inflammatory cytokines such as interleukin-10 and interleukin-35. Using flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry and other in vitro immunological assays, you will work on the kinetic responses of regulatory immune cells by using animal models of type 1 diabetes and human samples from diabetic patients.
The work will be conducted in the research group of Stellan Sandler (http://www.mcb.uu.se/res/groups/ ss/).
Teaching and administrative duties may be included in the employment up to a maximum level of 20 %.
The applicant should have a PhD degree in biomedicine, biology, engineering, life sciences, medicine or another relevant area and have good communication skills in oral and written English. He/she must also have experience of handling experimental animals and have obtained a FELASA Category C course certificate/function B course certificate.
Good knowledge and experience of flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, intracellular staining, ELISA, multiplex ELISA, handling of human samples, regulatory T and regulatory B cells, tolerogenic antigen presenting cells, in vitro immunosuppressive assay, embedding of tissue and tissue sectioning, and image processing software e.g. Adobe illustrator.
Salary: Individual salary
Starting date: 2018-07-01, or as otherwise agreed
Working hours: 100 %
Type of employment: Time limited employment until 2018-12-31
For further information about the position please contact: Professor Stellan Sandler, Stellan.Sandler@mcb.uu.se, 018-471 4430
Please submit your application by June 15, 2018, UFV-PA 2018/1803.
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Placement: Department of Medical Cell Biology
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position 3-6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100 %
County: Uppsala län
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Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/1803
Last application date: 2018-06-15