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Cvijovic lab belongs to the Division of Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, working in the area of systems biology. The focus of our group is on the development of mathematical models to better understand biological processes related to ageing in unicellular organisms.  The work is highly interdisciplinary with close collaboration with a number of experimental research groups in other areas.

Subject area

Systems biology

Job assignments

The successful candidate will predominantly work on cell-to-cell variability in signalling response and its impact on replicative ageing in budding yeast.


The successful candidate is expected to have PhD in molecular biology, microbiology or closely related subject and be at ease collaborating with other scientists within a larger team with high capacity to organize and lead projects. Documented experience in cell signaling, metabolism and single molecule biophysics in the context of yeast replicative ageing is highly advantageous. Large emphasis will be placed on personal suitability. Fluency in English is expected as well as experience at working in interdisciplinary teams.



Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, 4 months
Extent: 100 %
Location: Department of Mathematical Sciences, Gothenburg
First day of employment: August 16, 2021


For further information:

Annika Lang, Deputy Head of Division

+46 31 772 5356


Professor Marija Cvijovic

+46 31 772 5321


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 Closing date: 2021-05-31


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