Uppsala University, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 46.000 students, 7.300 employees and a turnover of SEK 7.3 billion.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences has 140 employees and a number of visiting researchers and fellow students. The department has twelve research groups with a common administration and we are doing research and teaching in pharmaceutical cell biology / biochemistry, pharmacology, pharmaceutical and drug addiction, pharmacotherapy, pharmacokinetics, pharmacometry, clinical pharmacy, bioinformatics, mass spectrometry imaging, molecular neuropharmacology, immunology, biological drugs / biotechnology as well as toxicology and drug safety. More information about the department and its activities can be found at www.farmbio.uu.se.

Work duties: The research team has developed several microscopy-based methods for visualizing protein interactions, e.g. PLA and proxHCR. A new method called Molboolean is now being developed in the group. The postdoctor will develop the method Molboolean, for the detection of free and complex bound proteins in cells and tissue. The work will involve conjugating DNA to antibodies, designing oligo sequences for the method and optimizing staining conditions.

Qualifications required: To be eligibility for a position as a Postdoctoral the applicant must hold a doctoral degree (PhD) in the pharmaceutical, medical, molecular biology or similar field, or holds a foreign degree which is deemed to correspond to the doctorate degree in specified fields, and who have completed the degree no more than three years before the end of the application period. The PhD can be older than three years if there are special circumstances. Such special circumstances can be periods of sick leave, parental leave etc., which are deducted from the three-year period. Documented experience in method development, or extensive experience in microscopy is required for the position. If there are special reasons, the doctoral degree may have been passed earlier. Special reasons refer to leave due to illness, parental leave, trust assignments within trade unions etc.

Meritorious: Experience in the production of antibodies or the development of antibody-based methods is a merit.

Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: After agreement.

Type of employment: Temporary position in two years.

Scope of employment: 100 % 

For further information about the position please contact: professor Ola Söderberg  tel 018-471 4529, e-post ola.soderberg@farmbio.uu.se or administrative coordinator Marina Rönngren, e-mail marina.ronngren@farmbio.uu.se, +4618-471 4301.

You are welcome to submit your application no later than december 16 2019, UFV-PA 2019/3774.

Are you considering moving to Sweden to work at Uppsala University? If so, you will find a lot of information about working and living in Sweden at www.uu.se/joinus. You are also welcome to contact International Faculty and Staff Services at ifss@uadm.uu.se.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2019/3774
Union representative
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 21.Nov.2019
Last application date 11.Dec.2019 11:59 PM CET

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