Postdoctoral Research Fellow Disease Genetics, Lund University, Sweden

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Disease Genetics: Lund University, a prestigious institution founded in 1666, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in Neurodegenerative Disease Genetics. This opportunity is within the Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö, and offers a chance to contribute to cutting-edge research in Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative conditions.

Designation: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Area: Neurodegenerative Disease Genetics

Location: Lunds universitet, Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper Malmö, Lund, Skåne län, Sweden

Eligibility/Qualification: To be eligible for this temporary position, candidates must have a completed PhD in engineering, bioinformatics, genetics, statistics, computer science, mathematics, computational biology, or a related discipline. Applicants should demonstrate the ability to work independently with genetic association studies (GWAS) and possess expertise in relevant software, such as PLINK. Proficiency in bioinformatics/statistical programming (R, Python, MATLAB), excellent communication skills in English, and strong analytical and initiative skills are essential. The position is open to candidates who have completed their PhD degree no more than three (3) years before the application deadline.

Job Description:

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Neurodegenerative Disease Genetics

The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct high-dimensional data analysis from cohorts of healthy control subjects and patients with neurodegenerative diseases, primarily Alzheimer’s disease. The project involves integrative omics analyses, combining genetic data with proteomics, metabolomics, and quantitative neuropathology. Responsibilities include genetic/statistical analyses, scientific article writing, and presenting results at national and international conferences. Collaboration within the research group is integral, and additional tasks may become relevant.

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted through the university’s recruitment system and should include a personal motivation letter, CV, contact information for two references, a diploma (including a grade transcript), and any other relevant documents. Please apply online with the reference number PA2023/3007.

Last Date for Apply: The application deadline is 26 November 2023 11:59 PM CET. Early submissions are encouraged.


  • Oskar Hansson, +4640335036
  • Niklas Mattsson-Carlgren, 040-391010
  • Ditte Mårtensson, HR, +4640391336

Union Representatives:

  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet,
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366

Published: 26.Sep.2023

Lund University values diversity, gender equality, and a positive working environment. We encourage applicants with various backgrounds and experiences to apply.



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