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Postdoctoral Position in Mechanisms of Autophagy at Umea University in Sweden, 2019

The Department of Chemistry is now seeking a postdoc within the project about the mechanisms of autophagy. This scholarship is available to local & international students.

The project is funded by European Research Council (ERC) and Wallenberg Foundation. The project is interdisciplinary with strong collaborations across scientific disciplines.

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Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: December 13, 2019
  • Course Level: Positions are available for pursuing Postdoctoral programme.
  •  Study Subject: The Department of Chemistry is now seeking a postdoc within the project about the mechanisms of autophagy.
  • Scholarship Award: Salaries are paid on a monthly basis according to the established salary level for doctoral employment.
  • Nationality: Invite is open to Local & International students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Sweden

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: This scholarship is open to Local & International students.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

The required qualification is a doctoral degree or a foreign degree that is deemed equivalent, in cell biology, biochemistry, structural biology, or in another relevant field. To be eligible the degree should have been completed a maximum of three years before the end of the application period unless certain circumstances exist. The successful candidate is expected to design and execute projects independently but also in close collaboration with other members of the team, independence and good ability to collaborate is there for a requirement. Good command of written and spoken English is also a requirement. Experiences in cell imaging, western blotting, siRNA, CRISPR-Cas, protein expression and purification, and/or X-ray crystallography are strong merits. Good research publications within these areas are strong merits.

English Language Requirements: Students must have very good language skills in English, both spoken and written, is required.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Candidates should submit:

  • cover letter including relevant research interests and qualifications and a motivation for applying (max 2 pages),
  • CV including list of publications,
  • copies of doctoral degree certificate and other relevant degree certificates or equivalent,
  • own publications that you wish to submit (maximum 3 publications),
  • names and contact details of at least two reference persons,
  • Other documents you wish to claim.

The application should be written in English or Swedish. Applications must be submitted via our e-recruitment system. Documents sent electronically must be in Word or PDF format. Log on and apply via the button at the bottom of the page. Last day to apply is December 13, 2018.

Online Application

Scholarship Link