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The Institute of Clinical Sciences is one of six Institutes within Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg. We conduct research and education that puts people's health and quality of life in focus. We represent 16 different research areas and are divided into four sections. 

At the Department of Surgery, Associate Professor Roger Olofsson Bagge conducts both clinical and translational preclinical research in breast cancer and malignant melanoma. A newly started lab within the framework of the Wallenberg Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine, and located at the Sahlgrenska Cancer Center, will expand the research in the field of exosomes/vesicles and cancer, with a focus on using vesicles for diagnostics and in cancer therapies.

Job assignments

The job will involve research on exosomes in vitro and in vivo. The work includes planning and implementation of studies as well as advanced methods for isolation and characterization of exosomes. This includes ultracentrifugation, electron microscopy, and histological and molecular biological methods. Work on cell culture and mouse models is also included. The work will mainly be carried out at the Sahlgrenska Center for Cancer Research.


A PhD degree with documented knowledge in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, molecular biology or equivalent is required. A post-doc period with experience of advanced exosome research is required. Documented experience with knowledge of exosome isolation from tissue is a very strong merit. The work demands drive, independence and accuracy. Great importance is attached to personal qualities such as commitment, initiative and ability to cooperate.


The employment is a permanent position, full time and placed at the the Institute of Clinical Sciences. Startingdate: Upon agreement.

For further information regarding the position

Regarding the position please contact Associate Professor Roger Olofsson Bagge; phone: + 46 70-7462119 or email:


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Closing date: 2021-09-30


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Salary is determined on an individual basis.

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