Doctoral student at the Division of Pediatrics

Lund University
September 28, 2022
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Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world's top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Research group Pediatric nephrology in which diseases studied cause renal failure in children and adults. The group is composed a principal investigator, Diana Karpman, a research technician, three senior researchers, three PhD students, a post-doc and one masters student. The project is carried out at BMC and in the animal house.

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Work duties This is a PhD project focusing on disease mechanisms associated with E. coli O157:H7 infection and the development of novel treatment strategies using in vivo and in vitro models. The work will include laboratory basic research using in vivo and in vitro methods. The project includes work with a mouse model, immunological methods, blood cells, tissue histology, immunofluorescence, microscopy and proteomics.

Qualification and requirements Requirements: - Master's degree in a relevant subject such as biomedicine, biology, genetics, molecular biology, microbiology or biochemistry - Experience with laboratory animal work - Very good knowledge of English, both spoken and written - Interest in basic science - The ability to handle stress - Patience and perseverance

Additional requirements: - Participation in conferences - Experience of work with infection models in animals - Laboratory experience

Other The department of pediatrics is now looking for a doctoral student for an employment limit of tenure, four years according to HF 5 kap 7§. Desired start date is the 1 of November 2022 (or as agreed).

Eligibility Students with basic eligibility for third-cycle studies are those who- have completed a second-cycle degree- have completed courses of at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits are from second-cycle courses, or- have acquired largely equivalent knowledge in some other way, in Sweden or abroad.

The employment of doctoral students is regulated in the Swedish Code of Statues 1998: 80. Only those who are or have been admitted to PhD-studies may be appointed to doctoral studentships. When an appointment to a doctoral studentship is made, the ability of the student to benefit from PhD-studies shall primarily be taken into account. In addition to devoting themselves to their studies, those appointed to doctoral studentships may be required to work with educational tasks, research and administration, in accordance with specific regulations in the ordinance.

Type of employment Limit of tenure, four years according to HF 5 kap 7§.

Instructions on how to apply The application must contain a personal letter describing how you fulfil the desired qualifications, a CV, reference letter, diplomas of university degree and high school grades.

The Faculty of Medicine is a part of Lund University, and is responsible for education and research within medicine and healthcare. Our academic programs are closely linked with the healthcare system and are firmly anchored in the faculty's strong research tradition. Our research spans a broad field within experimental preclinical research, near-patient clinical research and health sciences research. The Faculty of Medicine, with its 1,800 employees and 2,700 students in Lund and Malmö, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months

First day of employment 2022-11-01 (eller enligt överenskommelse) Salary Monthly salary Number of positions 1 Working hours 100 % City Lund County Skåne län Country Sweden Reference number PA2022/2929 Contact

  • Diana Karpman, rekryterande chef, 0462220747
  • Sara Skogar, personalsamordnare, 046-2224961
  • Union representative

  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-2229364
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
  • Published 07.Sep.2022 Last application date 28.Sep.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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