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Post-doctoral position in Lund/Sweden

22 August 2019

Post-doctoral position in Lund/Sweden

Job ID
24275
Place
Lund/Sweden

Description

Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Stem Cells, Aging and Neurodegeneration and Glioma Cell Therapy groups.

Lund Stem Cell Center is an internationally ranked research center in the strategic areas of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine within Lund University, Scandinavia’s largest institution for education and research. The Lund Stem Cell Center is a strong international research center with a focus on stem cell and developmental biology of the central nervous system, pancreas and blood system, development of stem cell and cell replacement therapies in these organ systems, as well as research in non-mammalian model systems.

One joint post doc fellowship is available immediately in the Stem Cells, Aging and Neurodegeneration and Glioma Cell Therapy groups. For more information on Lund Stem Cell Center and the groups please visit our webpages:

We are looking for a highly motivated recently graduated (within 3 years) top-level PhD with a strong background from molecular-, stem cell-, brain tumor- and neurobiology fields. Hands on experience working with reprogramming, brain tumors, human pluripotent stem cells, CRISPR gene editing and neurological disease modeling are meriting.

We are using reprogramming, gene editing and transcription factor programming to develop cellular models of brain tumors and develop novel treatments for glioblastoma.

We offer the opportunity to be part of cutting edge research and a vibrant scientific community, at an internationally renowned stem cell center. We will be continuously evaluating applications until the position is filled. Starting date is available immediately but flexible.

Interested candidates should send cover letter, CV, list of publications and contact information to three references to Henrik Ahlenius (henrik.ahlenius@med.lu.se) and Johan Bengzon (johan.bengzon@med.lu.se).

Job Information

Contract length:
2 years (evaluated every 6 months)
Institution:
Lund University
Department:
Lund Stem Cell Center

Contact Information

Henrik Ahlenius
BMC B10
Klinikgatan 26
221 84 Lund
Sweden

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