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Ph.D. Student in Oslo/Norway

13 September 2019

Ph.D. Student in Oslo/Norway

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PhD fellowship in translational physiology, night work in cold environments

Applications are invited for a 3-year position in a Research Fellowship as PhD Candidate in Fred Haugen's group at the National Institute of Occupational Health (STAMI) and University of Oslo, Norway.

In our laboratory, we study the neural basis for thermoregulation in human, mouse and cell models. The aim of the current project is to determine how thermal information picked up the peripheral nervous system integrates with circadian oscillations.

The PhD student will use physiological recordings of adaptive responses as well as assessments of behaviors. Our approaches will include to model cold exposure and shift work in humans and transgenic mice, coupled with sensory test batteries, metabolic assessments, telemetry, and the use of cellular and molecular methods to unravel mechanisms.

We offer: An exciting research environment at an institute with an exceptionally open and friendly atmosphere. Modernized lab facilities centrally at Majorstua next to the University campus.
Salary NOK 479.600 – 523.200 per annum depending on qualifications in a position as PhD Research fellow (position code 1017). Welfare benefits and a pension agreement.

The official posting of the position and the qualifications required is available at this link:

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3 years
STAMI, National Institute of Occupational Health

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Fred Haugen
Gydas vei 8

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