Researcher in the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology at the University of Gothenburg-Sweden

At the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, at the Sahlgrenska Academy, we conduct research and education covering a wide range of knowledge areas.
The institute comprises five different departments: Clinical Neuroscience, Health and Rehabilitation, Pharmacology, Physiology and Psychiatry and Neurochemistry. The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, invites applications for a researcher position at the Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry.  

Research on pathology and diagnostics in neurodegenerative diseases is well established at the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology at Sahlgrenska academy. Several collaborative projects are established, and research for development of biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid and blood has been particularly successful with several dissertations. The research group includes clinicians, neurochemists, post docs and doctoral students.

Job assignments

The job assignment include managing a research project and together with other researchers establish and validate new methods and to apply these methods to investigate disease mechanisms and diagnostic and prognostic relevance. Importantly, key findings should be summarized for future scientific publication. The experimental work primarily includes sample preparation using different protein extraction and enrichment techniques as well as antibody-based methodologies, but also analyses by mass spectrometry.

Qualifications

To qualify as a researcher, the applicant should hold a PhD in a relevant subject; molecular biology, protein chemistry or neuroscience. The candidate should have research experience in the field of protein/peptide purification as well as from using mass spectrometry. Preferably, this should be documented by scientific publications at international peer reviewed journals. Knowledge and experience from neurochemistry and protein extraction methodology as described above is also preferred as well as previous experience from working with complex matrixes such as blood, CSF and brain extracts. Ability to independently process and interpret data and to write scientific publications is required as well as being flexible, and have the ability to work collaboratively.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal suitability.

Employment

The employment is limited 4 months, 100 % of full-time and is placed at The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Starting date; as soon as possible or as agreed.

For further information regarding the position

If you have questions regarding the position please contact Associate Professor? Kina Höglund, phone; 46 31 343 23 90, e-mail; kina.hoglund@neuro.gu.se or Professor/Head of Department Henrik Zetterberg, phone; +46 76-867 26 47, e-mail; henrik.zetterberg@clinchem.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.

Please enclose PhD certificate with the application.

Closing date: 2019-03-21

Diary id: PAR 2019/304

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.Apply

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