Department of Medicine, University of Oslo, invites Norwegian and foreign applicants to apply for a 2-year postdoctoral position in the research group of Dr. Irep Gözen at the Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM); Department of Medicine, University of Oslo.

The project is aimed at the manipulation and characterization of surface-adhered biological membranes to understand the material-driven aspects of cellular processes.The University of Oslo is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD research fellows and post-doctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English by taking one of the following internationally recognized tests.

Fellowship is provided for pursuing the postdoctoral research programme in Biophysical Chemistry at University of Oslo in Norway.

Worth of Award

  • The postdoctoral position will be placed as SKO 1352 (position code) postdoctoral research fellow with salary NOK 486 100 – 567 100 per year – depending on qualifications.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility 

  • Completed PhD degree in biophysics, biophysical chemistry or material science
  • Experience with biological samples/cell culturing
  • Practical knowledge of microfabrication procedures/clean room experience
  • Working knowledge of image analysis (Matlab, Python or similar) Preferably: successfully completed programming education during undergraduate studies
  • Practical knowledge of optics is an advantage
  • Ability to independently perform experiments, analyze and interpret the results
  • Documented ability to write scientific manuscripts, first author papers from PhD studies (multiple is advantageous)
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
  • Advanced level English in reading, writing and speaking
  • Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

How to Apply

The mode of applying is online. The application must include:

  • Cover Letter (stating motivation for working in the group, max. 1 page)
  • A summary of candidate’s own soft matter research ideas (max. 2 pages)
  • CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work and method competence max. 2 pages)
  • Copies of educational certificates (Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system)
  • A complete list of scientific publications: Articles, Reviews, Book chapters, Conference Proceedings, Presentations
  • List of references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)
  • Optional: Letters of recommendation

In accordance with the University of Oslo’s equal opportunities policy, we invite applications from all interested individuals regardless of gender or ethnicity.

Deadline: The application deadline is May 31, 2017.

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