Postdoc Position in the field of Cell Biology is available at the Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark.
Deadline to Apply
June 18, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)
|No. of Position(s)||1|
|Research Area||– Physiology |
– Cell biology
– Molecular biology
|Workplace||Department of Biomedicine|
Aarhus University, Denmark
|Contract Period||2 Year|
|Starting date||Aug 01, 2021|
- PhD level, preferably within one or more of the following areas: physiology, cell biology, biochemistry or molecular biology.
- Candidate should have prior documented experience with cell culture, biochemical techniques (including ELISA, protein purification), immunocytochemistry (including semi-quantitative confocal imaging), western blotting, and qRT-PCR.
- Experience with and certification in rodent experiments, including blood and urine collection, and biochemical analysis of serum/urine is considered a distinct advantage.
- The successful candidate must demonstrate a drive and capacity to work independently within a larger research group, supervise students and to develop this specific research field.
- Previous experience in the development of grant applications is also recognized.
- As a person, you are ambitious, take ownership and possess good communication and interpersonal skills. We expect you to be fluent in oral and written English.
Responsibilities/ Job Description
- As Postdoc in cell biology your position is primarily research-based but may also involve teaching assignments.
- You will contribute to the development of the department through research of high international quality.
- In your daily work, you will work closely with colleagues on your project, where you will receive supervision and guidance.
- You will be encouraged and helped to gain independent research funding.
Your main tasks will consist of:
- Independent research of high international quality, including publication.
- Guidance and training of Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD students.
- Some degree of contribution towards attracting external research funding.
- Writing/contributing to manuscript/grant preparation
How to Apply?
To apply, please click APPLY ONLINE button mentioned above.
Your application must include the following:
- Motivated application
- Curriculum Vitae
- A list of publications
- A teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios
- A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job may be submitted
- Template for applicant – postdoc must be completed and uploaded under ‘Extra documents’
- Strategic research plan can be uploaded
- Coauthor statement(s) can be uploaded
- References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment system
About Research project
The research project aims to identify and characterize novel signaling mechanisms that underlie the development and pathogenesis of salt sensitive hypertension. These studies make use of a variety of different novel cell and animal models and gene knockout mice. The successful candidate will get the opportunity to gain skills in laser capture microscopy, proteomics and bioinformatics.
About the Department
We offer a vibrant international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department employs some 450 people and covers a range of research areas within Biomedicine. We contribute to the Bachelor’s degree programs in medicine, molecular medicine, odontology and the Master’s degree programs in biomedical engineering and medical chemistry. Our infrastructure is well developed with modern laboratories, core and animal facilities. You will work either in the brand new ‘Skou Building’ or similar as we are in the process of modernizing our old facilities.
- The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its statement. In such cases, you will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless your application is withdrawn.
- All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.
- Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners.
Professor Robert A. Fenton
Tel.: (+45) 87167671.
Post expires at 8:59am on Saturday June 19th, 2021 (GMT+9)