Post-Doctral Research Fellow in Vascular Pathophysiology

  • Fully Funded
  • Deadline: December 31, 2016
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The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest rated institution of research and education with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. Its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally esteemed research communities make UiO an important contributor to society.

The Post-Doctoral Research Fellow will be working on elucidating the role of FSAP in atherosclerosis using mouse models. Further work will involve characterizing the status of the immune system in transgenic mice as well as molecular interactions between FSAP and leukocytes.

The successful candidate should be familiar with mouse models of atherosclerosis, analysis of leukocytes in the mouse as well as have a background in cell biology and immunology. This should be backed up by publications in the field.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with the personal prerequisites to carry out the project within the given timeframe. The main purpose of post-doctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their discipline

Eligibility

Qualifications and Personal Skills

Candidates must have a PhD equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree. Successful candidates must have submitted their doctoral thesis prior to the application closing date. Please also refer to the regulations concerning terms and conditions of employment for the post as post-doctoral research fellow: link.

  • Background in atherosclerosis, immunology and cell biology
  • Experience with mouse models of atherosclerosis
  • Felasa C or equivalent certification
  • PhD in related field
  • Excellent command of written and oral English
  • Ability to work independently

Benefits

We offer Salary ranging from pay grade: 57 – 65 (NOK 486 100 – 563 500) Stimulating and attractive work environment Membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund Attractive welfare benefits

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