Post-doctoral stipend - development of immune system

Employer
Lund University
Location
Sweden
Posted
August 15 2016
Position Type
Full Time
Qualifications required

Applications are invited from highly motivated and enthusiastic researchers with a PhD degree and a strong record track (evidence of one or more high impact publications in a relevant field). Training in international leading laboratories is a merit.



Requirements include a Ph.D. within the fields of Immunology, Hematology, Cell Biology, or Molecular Biology received maximum seven years before the application deadline. Postgraduates who have yet to graduate may apply if their public defense is scheduled to take place within three months after the application deadline, in which case verification from the Dissertation Committee, or equivalent body, must be submitted in the application.



The applicant is expected to have extensive training in hematopoiesis, immunology, cell biology and molecular biology. Applicants should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, organizational skills to plan experimental bench-work and the ability to work as a part of the team as well as independently when required.



Previous experience in experimental application of advanced flow cytometry and cellular and molecular biology techniques to study hematopoiesis is required. Expertise in gene knockdown and human hematopoiesis, as well as in working with animal models is desired. Ability to stay on the top of the relevant research field is an absolute requirement.



Good knowledge of spoken and written English is required.



The applicant should not have been employed by Lund University within the last two years in order to be able to receive a scholarship. PhD degree should not be more than three years old at the last day of applying,



Application

An application must contain the following documents in English:

1. A complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defense, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, academic distinction, and committee work

2. A complete list of publications

3. A summary of current work (no more than one page)

4. Verification for crediting of illness, military service, work for unions or student organizations, parental leave or similar circumstances

5. Verification from the thesis defense committee or the equivalent (only if the thesis is scheduled within three month after the application)

6. Names and contact details of three references who are familiar with the applicants recent research and training

7. A letter explaining applicant's research interest



Application stating the reference number V 2016/613 should be addressed to: ewa.sitnicka_quinn@med.lu.se



Last day of application is 2016-09-01



For further information please contact:

Ewa Sitnicka Quinn

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