Researcher

Researcher

Arbetsbeskrivning

The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 47 500 students and 6 400 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.

The Institute of Biomedicine is involved in both research and education. In both of these The Institute of Biomedicine is involved in both research and education. In both of these areas, we focus on fundamental knowledge of the living cell – what it consists of, how it works, how its function is directed by the genetic material, and how it interacts with various kinds of micro-organisms. Using this knowledge, we try to elucidate the causes of diseases, and find new ways to diagnose and treat them.

The Institute is composed of the following four departments:


• The Department of Infectious Diseases
• The Department of Microbiology and Immunology
• The Department of Medical Biochemistry and Cell Biology
• The Department of Laboratory Medicine

At present, the institute has about 360 employees and approximately 440 million SEK in total assets

Job assignments
We are looking for a researcher with experience from work with experimental models in mice and vaccine development programs. We have developed a universal influenza virus vaccine candidate that we now intend to evaluate for its protective ability in the mouse model. The work entails infecting the mice and assessing the protective effect of prior vaccination using a number of parameters, including advanced flow cytometry, basic immunological methods and work with live virus. A particular focus is on the specific lung resident memory T cells that mediate protection and how these cells exert a protective function. To this end understanding gene expression patterns using single-cell RNAseq. analysis is an important feature.  The position requires independent planning of experiments and the ability to execute the experiments. 

Qualifications
We seek a  PhD with experience from a first post-doc position within the field of vaccine development and immune regulation. Documented knowledge and practical experience with work with mice, breeding of mice, live virus and advanced flow cytometry is required .

Employment
The employment is limited (temporary) for 6 months and full-time with placement at the Institute of Biomedicine. First day of employment as agreed.

For further information regarding the position
Please contact professor Nils Lycke, phone: +4631 786 6321, mail: nils.lycke@microbio.gu.se

Unions
Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg: http://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/job-opportunities/union-representatives

How to apply
In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline. The selection of candidates is made on the basis of the qualifications registered in the application.

 

The application should contain proof of completed PhD.

The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.

 


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.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Kommunikationchef Kristina Backlund

Regionchef Pernilla Blomkvist
02358403
Projektledare Clas Vallin
02358605
Förhandlingschef Marita Runquist
02358517
Förhandlingschef Marita Runquist
023-58517
Etableringsansvarig Micke Magnusson
0733051614
Utbildningschef Anna-Carin Herdebrant

Utbildningschef Anna-Carin Herdebrant
0731435266
Regionchef Liselotte Backlund
02358518
Affärsområdeschef Peter Johansson
02358501

Sammanfattning

  • Arbetsplats: 7-Eleven
  • 1 plats
  • 3 - 6 månader
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 18 februari 2020
  • Ansök senast: 9 mars 2020

Besöksadress

Sturegatan 56
STOCKHOLM

Postadress

Sturegatan 56
STOCKHOLM, 11456

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