Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 42 000 students and 7 400 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

The Faculty of Medicine is a part of Lund University, and is responsible for education and research within medicine and healthcare. Our academic programs are closely linked with the healthcare system and are firmly anchored in the faculty’s strong research tradition. Our research spans a broad field within experimental preclinical research, near-patient clinical research and health sciences research. The Faculty of Medicine, with its 1,800 employees and 2,700 students in Lund and Malmö, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

The Department of Laboratory Medicine is one of six departments at Lund University’s Faculty of Medicine. We conduct leading research, both broad and specialised, within the field of laboratory medicine, focusing on the onset of disease and how we can improve diagnostics and treatment for patients. Some of our strongest areas with world-class research deal with cancer, genetics and blood.

One staff scientist will be employed to undergo an ongoing project in Kenichi Miharada's research group and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation Program. The projects need a strong driving-force, and therefore welltrained and experienced PhD scientist who has worked on hematology and single cell biology.

Job assignments
This position is shared with the framework of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation Program for research projects as a part of an interdisciplinary research project. The scientific team consists of Stefan Karlsson, Jonas Larsson, Björn Nilsson, Tariq Enver, Roman Zubarev and Kenichi Miharada.
The researcher will work on the project discovering transition of activity status in hematopoietic stem cells under hematopoietic stresses. In addition, the project is focusing on novel regulators regulating hematopoietic stem cell expansion and fate commitment. 

Qualifications
Applicant must have enough experience to be trained in the stem cell biology and the hematology field, especially skill to analyze murine and human hematopoietic stem cells using several techniques including flow cytometry and Fluidigm. In addition, applicant is required to have knowledge of ER stress, lipid peroxidation and erythro/megakaryopoiesis. Since the researcher is expected to be a leading scientist in the project, he/she is required to have a creativity and talent in scientific thoughts.

Temporary employment 2018-03-01--2020-02-29.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2018-03-01
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/476
Contact
  • Kenichi Miharada, +46462220592; kenichi.miharada@med.lu.se
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
Published 09.Feb.2018
Last application date 22.Feb.2018 11:59 PM CET

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