Researcher in Virology

Updated: about 1 month ago
Deadline: 09 Dec 2021

Published: 2021-11-25

The deadline for applying to this position has passed.

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in 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 over 45,000 students, more than 7,000 employees and a turnover of around SEK 7 billion.

The Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology (IMBIM) at Uppsala University provides a broad international environment for research and teaching. The Department's research covers three collaborative and partially integrated sections: Cancer, infections and immunity as well as genetics and genomics. More info:

Description of the projects: The co-worker will be involved in the project of “the roles of heparan sulfate and heparanase in virus infection”, which requires both creative and new solutions, and extensive techniques in handling viruses.

Duties: The overall goal of this position is to fit into the ongoing studies of the group. The major task is to complete the ongoing project. The candidate is expected to independently pursue the studies and solve potential technical problems when encountered. Supervise students and some teaching may be included. 

Qualifications: PhD with basic training in virology. We are looking for a responsible and scientifically enthusiastic researcher. The candidate must be strongly motivated to carry out the project and contribute by providing new creative ideas and experimental skills. This project requires that the candidate can work independently while also having excellent collaborative experiences. The candidate is expected to have strong curiosity to science, and must be well organized and systematic in lab work, as well as reliable and disciplined, so that laboratories and instruments are kept clean and in good working order. Applications will be assessed based on knowledge and skills related to the projects. The university will only consider candidates who, after an overall assessment, show the highest qualifications and personal qualities for performing and developing the project tasks and contributing to the positive development of the department and its activities. We emphasize the importance of personal suitability for this position. 

Pay: Individual salary

Starting date: 2022-01-01

Type of employment: Temporary position until 2022-06-30

Working hours: 100 %

For further informationabout the position please contact: Professor Jin-Ping Li, e-mail  

You are welcometo submit your applicationno later than December 9, 2021. UFV-PA 2021/4331.

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Placement: Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology

Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position 3-6 months

Pay: Individual

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100 %

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Saco-rådet
Seko Universitetsklubben

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2021/4331

Last application date: 2021-12-09

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