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Postdoc for protein research related to SORL1 and Alzheimer's disease

Aarhus Universitet

Aarhus, Østjylland

Indrykket
16-04-2021
Kontakt
Aarhus Universitet
Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 10
8000
Aarhus C
Tlf
87150000
Praktisk information
Oprettet
16-04-2021
Udløber
07-05-2021
Kviknummer
330606108
Jobtype
Studiejob
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Forskning og undervisning
Stillingsbetegnelse
Post. Doc.
Erfaringer - I højere grad
Ikke angivet (Forskning og udvikling)
Sprog
Dansk Læse/ tale

The Department of Biomedicine at Faculty of Health at Aarhus University invites applications for a position as a postdoc for protein research related to SORL1 as per June 1st 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a 1 year full-time position.

We offer a vibrant international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department employs some 450 people and covers a range of research areas within Biomedicine. We contribute to the Bachelor’s degree programs in medicine, molecular medicine, odontology and the Master’s degree programs in biomedical engineering and medical chemistry. Our infrastructure is well developed with modern laboratories, core and animal facilities. You will work either in the brand new ‘Skou Building’ or similar as we are in the process of modernizing our old facilities. You can read more about the department here and about the faculty here.

Your job responsibilities
As postdoc your primary task is research but may also involve teaching assignments. You contribute to the development of the department through teaching and research of high international quality. In your daily work, you have a close interaction with competent colleagues, and being part of an internationally recognized research group.

Your main tasks will consist of:

  • Development of a cell-based assay to study SORL1 activity
  • Investigate pathogenicity of SORL1 variants
  • Establishing recombinant protein expression and purification
  • Supervision of pregraduate colleagues

You will report to associated professor Olav Andersen.

Your competences
You have a background within protein research and assay development, preferable related targets of neurodegenerative disorders, and less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience. Experience with standard cell and molecular biology techniques is required. Experience with recombinant protein production and purification, protein engineering, viral vectors, advanced microscopy and imaging, and work with neurons will be considered an advantage.
As a person, you have good interpersonal skills, are friendly and helpful and able to contribute to a good work environment.
We expect you to be fluent in oral and written English.
Shortlisting will be used.

Questions about the position
If you have any questions about the position, please contact associated professor Olav Andersen, email: o.andersen@biomed.au.dk
Your place of work will be the Department of Biomedicine, Skou Building, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.
We expect to conduct interviews in week 20.

Terms of employment
Application
Your application must include the following:
  • Motivated application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diploma
  • A list of publications
  • A teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios
  • A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job may be submitted
  • Template for applicant - postdoc must be completed and uploaded under ‘Extra documents’
  • Strategic research plan can be uploaded
  • Coauthor statement(s) can be uploaded
  • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment system

We refer to the faculty’s Guidelines for applicants.

The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its statement. In such cases, you will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless your application is withdrawn.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

Letter of reference
If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

International applicant?
Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here. Aarhus University also has a Junior Researcher Development Programme. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Deadline: 07 May 2021

 

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Aarhus Universitet
Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 10
8000
Aarhus C
Tlf
87150000
Praktisk information
Oprettet
16-04-2021
Udløber
07-05-2021
Kviknummer
330606108
Jobtype
Studiejob
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Forskning og undervisning
Stillingsbetegnelse
Post. Doc.
Erfaringer - I højere grad
Ikke angivet (Forskning og udvikling)
Sprog
Dansk Læse/ tale
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