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)
|No. of Position(s)||1|
|Research Area||Molecular Medicine|
|Salary||According to standard norms|
|Workplace||Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine|
Institute of Medicine
University of Gothenburg
|Contract Period||2 Years|
|Starting date||According to agreement|
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.
- 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
Personal letter with name and contact information for three references, CV and copy of PhD diploma.
Information for International Applicants
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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).
Giovanni Solinas, Professor
Malin Levin, Head of department
Post expires at 8:59am on Tuesday July 6th, 2021 (GMT+9)