POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER IN PAIN CHRONOBIOLOGY

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 09 May 2024

12 Apr 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

University of Helsinki
Department

Faculty of Medicine
Research Field

Neurosciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Country

Finland
Application Deadline

9 May 2024 - 23:00 (Europe/Helsinki)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Offer Starting Date

1 Jun 2024
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

The University of Helsinki is one of the leading universities in Nordics and Europe and an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. Position of postdoctoral researcher is available at the Translational Pain Research group at Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, led by Academy Research Fellow Dr. Vinko Palada. Dr. Palada´s team investigates circadian regulation of chronic pain and associated comorbidities by using the state-of-the-art methods such as high-throughput omics, molecular biology, drug library screens, characterization of the patient cohorts and the functional studies in experimental models. This is a new and exciting research field, with the goals to revolutionize our understanding of pain mechanisms and to develop new therapies for pain relief. The group closely collaborates with Helsinki University Hospital and Karolinska Institute, Sweden. 


Requirements
Research Field
Neurosciences
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

Researcher will have an opportunity to join the already established project or initiate their own project within the main research areas of the group (comorbidity between sleep disorders and pain, circadian regulation of pain and pain chronopharmacology). We are looking for an ambitious early career researcher with advanced analytical and problem-solving skills. The successful applicant has at least two first authorship publications and a doctoral degree in neuroscience, biology, chronobiology, pharmacology, sleep medicine or other related discipline. The degree requirement must be met by the beginning of employment. Previous experience with pain, sleep and circadian research is considered a strong merit for this position. Excellent communication and writing skills in English and ability to work in the international team setting are expected. The successful applicant will take part in experiments, supervision of students, drafting of the manuscripts and funding applications. 


Specific Requirements

Application should include the following documents:
1) CV (Europass CV template highly recommeded)
2) motivation letter (a description of how you would utilise your research skills in our group and what kind of research projects you would like to pursue, up to two pages)
3) list of publications
4) three reference contacts.

Application documents should be submitted as a single PDF file to the University of Helsinki electronic recruitment system, by clicking on the ‘Apply for position’ button: https://jobs.helsinki.fi/job/Helsinki-Postdoctoral-Researcher-in-Pain-C…

Applicants who are currently employed by the University of Helsinki are requested to submit their application via the SAP Fiori portal at: https://msap . sap.helsinki.fi.

The University of Helsinki welcomes applicants from a variety of genders, linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Deadline for application is Thursdat May 9th, 2024 and position will be filled as soon as possible. For further information, please contact Dr. Vinko Palada (vinko.palada (at) helsinki.fi). For additional information about the application process, please contact HR Specialist Päivi Sinisalo: paivi.sinisalo (at) helsinki.fi. If you need technical support with the recruitment system, please contact recruitment (at) helsinki.fi.


Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Excellent

Additional Information
Website for additional job details

https://jobs.helsinki.fi/job/Helsinki-Postdoctoral-Researcher-in-Pain-Chronobio…

Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
University of Helsinki
Country
Finland
City
Helsinki
Geofield


Where to apply
Website

https://jobs.helsinki.fi/job/Helsinki-Postdoctoral-Researcher-in-Pain-Chronobio…

Contact
City

Helsinki
Website

https://www.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/sleepwell
Street

Haartmaninkatu 8
Postal Code

00290
E-Mail

[email protected]

STATUS: EXPIRED

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