Postdoctoral Fellow Position – 2019 in University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Designation/Position- Postdoctoral Fellow Position – 2019
University of Gothenburg, Sweden invites application for Postdoctoral Fellow Position – 2019 from eligible and interested candidates
About- The Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry provides world leading translational research spanning cell and animal models to clinical studies and extensive epidemiological studies. Here, groundbreaking research in areas such as bipolar disorder, addiction medicine, aging, neurochemistry and psychiatry are conducted.
Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine is a newly established center at the University of Gothenburg which supports molecular and translational medicine and is an effort to strengthen the life sciences in western Sweden. In combination with the newly opened Imaging and Intervention Centre at the Sahlgrenska Hospital, there will be excellent resources for advanced projects in medical imaging.
Research/Job Area- Medicine, molecular imaging, medical imaging or similar
Subject area description
The main focus for this position will be clinical research studies employing new and established positron emission tomography (PET) ligands in the study of the aging brain, Alzheimer’s disease, and other neurodegenerative disorders.
Location- University of Gothenburg, Sweden
To qualify as a postdoctoral researcher the applicant should hold a PhD in medicine, molecular imaging, medical imaging or similar.
Since a postdoctoral position constitutes a qualifying appointment for junior researchers, researcher group aim to target those who have a doctoral degree not older than 3 years from the application deadline.
The postdoc will work on brain imaging studies with a focus on PET and its relation to cognitive outcomes and other imaging and fluid based biomarkers. In addition, project management and own research projects will be part of this position as well as the application for own research grants and publication of scientific articles.
The successful candidate has a thorough understanding of PET data analysis, a strong background in statistics and multimodal imaging-fluid biomarker studies, proficiency in English and Swedish at a scientific level, and experience with both single and multicentre clinical research studies. Experience of programming languages such as MATLAB, R, and Python is a plus. Great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities and suitability.
University of Gothenburg value the qualities that gender balance and diversity brings to the business. We therefore welcome applicants of any gender and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.
The employment is limited (temporary) for 24 months, full time and is placed at The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Starting date; as soon as possible or as agreed.
How to Apply-
In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.
The application must include a CV, copies of diplomas and certificates. We prefer that details of referees are stated and / or letters of recommendation attached.
If you have questions regarding the position please contact Associate Senior Lecturer Michael Schöll, e-mail; [email protected] or Head of Department/Professor Henrik Zetterberg phone; +46 76-8672647, e-mail; [email protected]
Last Date for Apply– 15 January 2019