Open position 1 – 2 Researcher in Mass Spectrometry Imaging (MSI) Uppsala University

Link: Open position

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 44.000 students, 7.100 employees and a turnover of SEK 7 billion.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences has 140 employees and a number of visiting researchers andfellow students. The department has twelve research groups with a common administration and we aredoing research and teaching in pharmaceutical cell biology / biochemistry, pharmacology,pharmaceutical and drug addiction, pharmacotherapy, pharmacokinetics, pharmacometry, clinicalpharmacy, bioinformatics, mass spectrometry imaging, molecular neuropharmacology, immunology,biological drugs / biotechnology as well as toxicology and drug safety. More information about the department and its activities can be found at http://www.farmbio.uu.se.

Work duties: Mass Spectrometry imaging (MSI). Main tasks: Analyse biological samples with different types of MSI techniques.The MSI work includes both assignment projects and research projects. Provide feedback and guidance on theory and practice of MSI. Engage in collborative research with faculty and staff researchers, both in and out of Uppsala Univerisity. Post-processing of MSI datafrom different applications is an important part of the work.The work also includes to practically supervise students, research students, and others. Special responsibilities: The work involves responsibility for the operation and maintenance of equipment that is in the laboratory.

Qualifications required: PhD in pharmaceutical, medical or comparable area.Extensive experience with MSI analysis using a variety of ionization methods, particularly MALDI and DESI. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience as a supervisor in MSI laboratory environment with demonstrated scientific output. Experience in maintenance of mass spectrometers. Experience teaching staff or students in the use of MSI instrumentation and analysis. Experience with MSI is essential.

Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds. 

Pay: Individual salary

Starting date: After agreement.

Type of employment: Temporary position in one years, with eventual possible extension.

Workning hours: 100 %.

For further information about the position please contact: Professor Per Andrén e-mail Per.Andren@farmbio.uu.se +46 18-471 7206 or Administrative coordinator Marina Rönngren, e-mail marina.ronngren@farmbio.uu.se +46 18-471 4301

You are welcome to submit your application no later than November 21, 2019, UFV-PA 2019/3413.

Are you considering moving to Sweden to work at Uppsala University? If so, you will find a lot of information about working and living in Sweden at www.uu.se/joinus. You are also welcome to contact International Faculty and Staff Services at ifss@uadm.uu.se.

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