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The research group of Gustaf Christoffersson at SciLifeLab/Department of Medical Cell Biology (https://www.scilifelab.se/researchers/gustaf-christoffersson ) works to increase the understanding of immune regulatory mechanisms in autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes. The methods used in the lab are different animal models of type 1 diabetes, advanced in vivo microscopy, culture of immune cells from mice and humans, immune staining of tissue from mice and humans and genetic analyses.
The Department of Medical Cell Biology at Uppsala University is a strong and international research environment. The department has more than 100 employees, of which about 25 are doctoral students, 10 postdoctoral fellows, and 40 researchers, teachers and professors.
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We are now looking for a qualified and motivated researcher who will primarily focus on increasing our understanding of some of the new immune regulatory mechanisms which have been discovered in the lab. The project will involve high-resolution imaging of different animal models, multiparameter flow cytometry, in vitro work, and work with large proteomic- and mRNA-sequencing datasets.
We are looking for a motivated candidate with a robust immunology background in the field of autoimmunity. The applicant must have experience from imaging modalities such as confocal microscopy, multiparameter flow cytometry, and analysis of large datasets. Documented work or certificates from work with research animals is a must. The applicant must be proficient in English speech and writing and have at least one published first-author article in a well-renowned scientific journal within the field. You are expected to be able to work independently, but will also need to actively cooperate with other members of the group. The applicant is further expected to actively take part in supervising new group members and students. You need to have a PhD degree, or a degree equivalent to a Swedish PhD degree.
Experience from work on functional studies of immune cells from both mouse and man, both in vitro and in vivo, and working with larger amounts of clinical samples are desirable. Experience from the generation of new transgenic mouse strains is of merit. Personal qualifications will be of great significance in the evaluation process.
The application should contain a brief description of research interests and relevant experiences, CV, copies of diplomas and transcripts, and the applicant’s thesis (or a draft). Please also submit letters of reference or contact information of previous research supervisors.
About the employment
The employment is a temporary position, 12 months. Scope of employment 100 %. Starting date as agreed. Placement: Uppsala.
For further information about the position, please contact: Gustaf Christoffersson, 018-471 43 25, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please submit your application by 30 May 2022, UFV-PA 2022/1846.
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Placement: Department of Medical Cell Biology
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Individual salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2022/1846
Last application date: 2022-05-30
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