Open position Postdoctor in Mass Spectrometry Imaging – Uppsala University

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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 and fellow students. The department has twelve research groups with a common administration and we are doing research and teaching in pharmaceutical cell biology / biochemistry, pharmacology, pharmaceutical and drug addiction, pharmacotherapy, pharmacokinetics, pharmacometry, clinical pharmacy, 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 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. Post-processing of MSI data from different applications is an important part of the work.

The work also includes to practically supervise students, PhD students, and others. Special responsibilities: The work involves responsibility for the operation and maintenance of equipment that is in the laboratory.

Qualifications required: To be eligibility for a position as a Post-doc the applicant must hold a PhD or equivalent in pharmaceutical, medical or similar field. The applicants PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application date. The PhD can be older than three years if there are special circumstances. Such special circumstances can be periods of sick leave, parental leave etc., which are deducted from the three-year period.

The applicant must have experience in MSI, especially high-resolution MS (MALDI), MALDI MSI with instrument type TOF/TOF, experiments with tandem mass spectrometry, and preparation of histological tissue sections.

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.

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: After agreement.

Type of employment: Temporary position in two years.

Scope of employment: 100 % 

For further information about the position please contact: Professor Per Andrén e-mail Per.Andren@farmbio.uu.se, +4618-471 7206 or administrative coordinator Marina Rönngren, e-mail marina.ronngren@farmbio.uu.se, +4618-471 4301.

You are welcome to submit your application no later than November 25 2019, UFV-PA 2019/3410. 

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