Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular medicine, Sweden

    Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular medicine, Sweden

    molecular medicine – Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, at the Institute of Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Sweden


    Deadline to Apply

    July 05, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    Overview

    PositionPostdoctoral Fellow
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research AreaMolecular Medicine
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceDepartment of Molecular and Clinical Medicine
    Institute of Medicine
    University of Gothenburg
    Sweden
    Contract Period2 Years
    Starting dateAccording to agreement

    Qualifications

    To qualify as a postdoctoral researcher the applicant should hold a PhD in a relevant subject. Since postdoctoral constitutes a qualifying appointment for junior researchers, we aim to target those who have a doctoral degree not older than 3 years from the application deadline.

    Preference

    • Specific requirements: PhD degree in a life sciences/biomedicine related field.
    • Previous experience in one or more of these disciplines: physiology; cell biology; signal transduction; molecular biology; biochemistry; metabolism; cancer.
    • Fluent in English both written and spoken, you have a collaborative approach.
    • Large emphasis will be placed on personal suitability.
    • Selection will be based on CV and interview of candidates by videoconference.

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    Research in our laboratory is focused on the study of the role of PI3K signaling at the interface between metabolic homeostasis and tissue homeostasis, with direct implication to the therapy of Obesity, Diabetes, and Cancer.

    More specifically, research will focus on the role of PI3K isoforms in the development of diet-induced obesity and insulin resistance using genetically modified mice, pharmacological inhibitors, viral vectors and primary cell culture (mouse and human).

    Selected readings on the subject:

    PMID: 33712379; PMID:30982732; PMID: 28904022; PMID:28720716; PMID: 21949398.

    How to Apply?

    To apply, please click the Apply Online button mentioned above

    Documents Required

    Personal letter with name and contact information for three references, CV and copy of PhD diploma.

    Information for International Applicants

    Choosing a career in a foreign country is a big step. Thus, to give you a general idea of what we and Gothenburg have to offer in terms of benefits and life in general for you and your family/spouse/partner please visit:

    https://www.gu.se/en/about-the-university/welcome-services
    https://www.movetogothenburg.com/

    About the Department

    The Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, at the Institute of Medicine, conducts translational research primarily on metabolism, diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease in order to improve health and healthcare in the community. The overall goal is to create an excellent translational research environment of a very high international standard.

    The postdoctoral project focuses on defining the role of PI3K isoforms in the development of obesity and insulin resistance using genetically modified mice, pharmacological inhibitors, viral vectors and primary cell culture (mouse and human).

    Inquiries

    Giovanni Solinas, Professor
    Email: giovanni.solinas@wlab.gu.se

    Malin Levin, Head of department
    Email: malin.levin@wlab.gu.se

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    Postdoctoral Fellow in molecular medicine

    Post expires at 8:59am on Tuesday July 6th, 2021 (GMT+9)

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