Gigg från: Göteborgs Universitet
The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 53 500 students and 6 500 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future. The Institute of Biomedicine is involved in both research and education. In both of these areas, we focus on fundamental knowledge of the living cell – what it consists of, how it works, how its function is directed by the genetic material, and how it interacts with various kinds of micro-organisms. Using this knowledge, we try to elucidate the causes of diseases, and find new ways to diagnose and treat them. The Institute is composed of the following four departments: • The Department of Infectious Diseases • The Department of Microbiology and Immunology • The Department of Medical Biochemistry and Cell Biology • The Department of Laboratory Medicine At present, the institute has about 360 employees and approximately 440 million SEK in total assets Job assignments • Development of most suitable vaccine strains • Development of fermentation methods for preparation of vaccine strains and of inactivation methods leading to killing of the bacteria without loss of vaccine properties. • Development of optimal fermentation conditions for maximal production of r CTB. • Collaborate in the development of dry formulation capsule vaccine formulations. • Establishment and validation of standard operating procedures (SOP) for qualitative and quantitative characterization of vaccine formulations. • Preclinical vaccine studies of safety and immunogenicity in animals of the new vaccines compared to licensed vaccines (Dukoral and Shanchol) • Determinations of local immune responses in the intestine and serum antibody responses after oral cholera vaccination. Qualifications • An achieved doctoral degree is compulsory. The doctoral thesis shall be in a relevant area according to the specific position stated here. • Documented experience of molecular biological, biotechnical, immunological and animal experimental research on cholera bacteria, cholera toxin proteins and oral cholera vaccine. • Demonstrated potential for successful research and development on the set job assignments. • Experience of experimental planning and analysis as well as of guidance and supervision of technical staff. Employment Type of employment: Temporary employment, 12 months Extent: 100 % Location: Institute of Biomedicine, Gothenburg First day of employment: As agreed For further information regarding the position Please contact Senior researcher Jan Holmgren phone: +46-31-7866201, mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Unions Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg: https://www.gu.se/en/about-the-university/work-at-the-university-of-gothenburg/how-to-apply Information for International Applicants Choosing a career in a foreign country is a big step. Thus, to give you a general idea of what we and Gothenburg have to offer in terms of benefits and life in general for you and your family/spouse/partner please visit: https://www.gu.se/en/about-the-university/welcome-services https://www.movetogothenburg.com/ How to apply Please apply online. The application should contain: - A cover letter giving a brief description of previous research experience, a motivation to why you are applying, and specification of your experience of the different job assignments outlined - A CV including a list of publications - Proof of completed Ph D - Contact details of two references 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. The selection of candidates is made on the basis of the qualifications registered in the application. Closing date: 2021-04-12. 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. In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors, recruitment and staffing companies.
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