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At the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, at the Sahlgrenska Academy, we conduct research and education covering a wide range of knowledge areas. The institute comprises five different departments: Clinical Neuroscience, Health and Rehabilitation, Pharmacology, Physiology and Psychiatry and Neurochemistry.

The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, invites applications for a Researcher position at the Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry. 

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry at the Department of Neuroscience and Physiology conducts neurochemical research aimed at identifying and studying pathophysiology and pathologies in neurodegenerative diseases. The research group that is now recruiting is specialised in biofluid-based biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases. The available position is focused on detecting Alzheimer’s disease brain changes in individuals with Down syndrome.

Job assignments

The research project is aimed at the development of improved biomarkers for tau, amyloid and other neurodegenerative pathologies in the brain. Improved diagnostic tools to detect Alzheimer’s disease brain changes in individuals with Down’s syndrome is a particular focus. Immunochemical and mass spectrometric methods will be used. We are looking for a colleague, that is highly motivated, scientifically independent and creative, as well as capable of contributing to an interdisciplinary team environment. 

Qualifications

To qualify as a Researcher, the applicant must have completed a Swedish doctoral degree or must have a foreign degree corresponding to a Swedish doctoral degree. Relevant scientific background of the applicant includes analytical chemistry, biochemistry, neurochemistry, or similar disciplines. Deep theoretical and practical knowledge of immunochemical and mass spectrometric measurement techniques is needed. Great importance will be placed on personal suitability. 

Employment

The employment is limited (temporary) for 24 months, 100% of full-time, and is placed at the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Starting date; as soon as possible or as agreed.  

Appointment procedure

In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system.

For further information

If you have questions regarding the employment please contact Professor/Head of Department Henrik Zetterberg, phone; +46 768 672 647, e-mail; henrik.zetterberg@clinchem.gu.se or Senior Lecturer/Assistant Head of Department Silke Kern, phone; +46 762 365 332, e-mail; silke.kern@neuro.gu.se

Application documents are not to be submitted through the contact persons.

Unions

Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg: http://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/job-opportunities/union-representatives

Information for International Applicants

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How to apply

In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Please enclose PhD certificate with the application.

Closing date: 2021-12-29

The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.

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