Uppsala University, Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology

The Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology at Uppsala University has a broad research profile with strong research groups focused on cancer, autoimmune and genetic diseases. A fundamental idea at the department is to stimulate translational research and thereby closer interactions between medical research and health care. Research is presently conducted in the following areas: medical and clinical genetics, clinical immunology, pathology, neuro biology, neuro-oncology, vascular biology, radiation science and molecular tools. Department activities are also integrated with the units for Oncology, Clinical Genetics, Clinical Immunology, Clinical Pathology, and Hospital Physics at Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala. The department has teaching assignments in several education programmes, including Master Programmes, at the Faculty of Medicine, and at the Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology. The department has a yearly turnover of around SEK 500 million, out of which more than half is made up of external funding. The staff amounts to approximately 345 employees, out of which 100 are PhD-students, and there are in total more than 700 affiliated people. Feel free to read more about the department's activities here: www.igp.uu.se

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A PhD student position is available for highly motivated individuals with interest in molecular tools at the laboratory of Kamali-Moghaddam at Uppsala University, Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology. Research in the lab focuses on development of molecular tools and application of those in medicine and biology. The focus will be put on development of tools for detection and characterization of exosomes, and tools for multiplex protein analysis.

The successful candidate will devote most of the time towards his/her research level education. Other service activities within the department, e.g. education and administrative work can be included within the framework of the employment (maximum 20%). The position will be extended with the time devoted to teaching to allow four years of full-time graduate studies.

The applicant should have a M.Sc. degree in a relevant area (e.g. Molecular Medicine, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Biotechnology). Strong merits would be experience in laboratory practice, previous works with proteins, exosomes and assay development. Other strong merits would be experiences with flow cytometry, fluorescence microscopy, real-time PCR and capability to work with large data set. Good oral and written proficiency in English is required. Great emphasis is placed on personal qualities that make the applicant suitable for the position.

Rules governing PhD students are set out in the Higher Education Ordinance chapter 5, §§ 1-7 and in Uppsala University's rules and guidelines.

About the employment
The employment is a temporary position according to the Higher Education Ordinance chapter 5 § 7. Scope of employment 100 %. Starting date September 1st 2023 or as agreed. Placement: Uppsala.

For further information about the position, please contact: : Professor Masood Kamali-Moghaddam, masood.kamali@igp.uu.se

Please submit your application by 16 June 2023,  UFV-PA 2023/1557.

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Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment September 1st 2023 or as agreed
Salary Fixed salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2023/1557
Union representative
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 17.May.2023
Last application date 16.Jun.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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