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Ph.D. Student in Oslo/Norway

22 January 2020

Ph.D. Student in Oslo/Norway

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A PhD position is available in the groups of Dr. Johanne Egge Rinholm and Prof. Magnar Bjørås at the Division of laboratory medicine at Oslo University Hospital (OUH), Rikshospitalet ( The position is for a project focused on lactate signaling in the healthy and ischemic brain, using mouse models as well as human cerebral organoids. The aim of the project is to investigate the involvement of a lactate receptor in ischemia-induced brain injury. Methods include work with mouse models and organoid cultures, RNA sequencing and immunostaining.
The position is funded for a period of 3 years, with a 6 month probation period. Preferred starting date is in spring 2020, but this can be discussed.

Applicant qualifications
• MSc in neuroscience, molecular biology or related field, or a medical degree
• Experience with some of the methods listed above will be considered an advantage
• Strong laboratory, analytical, and communication skills
• Fluency in English

How to apply
The application should be submitted via the application link:
Applications should include the following:
• Cover letter outlining motivations with a statement about career goals (1-2 pages)
• CV summarizing education, positions and academic work
• Diplomas and transcripts from completed Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees
• List of 2-3 references with contact information

We Offer
• A productive and motivating research environment
• Salary according to the OUH salary scale
• Favorable pension and welfare arrangements
• OUH is an equal opportunity employer

Contact information
Questions about the position can be directed by email to Johanne Egge Rinholm,, Further details about the application process can be directed to Linda Ellevog Skuggen,

Job Information

Closing date:
Contract length:
3 years
Oslo University Hospital
Division of laboratory medicine

Contact Information

Johanne Rinholm
Forskningsveien 1
0373 Oslo

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