A postdoctoral position involving research in the field of hematopoietic stem/progenitor cell biology is available in the laboratory of professor David Bryder, at the Sahlgrenska Cancer Centre, Gothenburg University, Sweden.
Ongoing work is focused on understanding hematopoietic stem cell self-renewal and lineage commitment in normal and malignant (leukemic) hematopoiesis, with a particular emphasis on the contribution of aging to these processes. Investigations will involve a wide range of methods in cell- and molecular biology, including the creation and characterization of novel mouse models. In the work, we employ CRISPR-mediated genome-editing and various next-generation sequencing approaches, including single-cell RNA-sequencing and associated bioinformatics tools.
The successful candidate is expected to be highly motivated and creative. Prior experience from mammalian cell culture, molecular and cell biology techniques, flow-cytometry, biochemistry and/or work with mouse models are desirable. The position is funded by the research group, with an understanding that the applicant will compete for trainee funding as part of their own career development. Excellent verbal and written (English) communication skills are critical. Attention to details and appropriate record-keeping abilities are essential. As the position aims to give new holders of a PhD the opportunity to strengthen and develop their scholarly proficiency, we aim for applicants with a doctoral degree not older than 3 years, counting from last date of application.
The successful candidate will benefit from a collaborative team with the aim of extending, refining, enhancing and developing skills necessary for the applicant’s career development. The individual will conduct independent scholarly research, and will contribute directly to the overall research goals of the research group. Postdocs will participate in project planning, recording, interpretation/evaluation of data, and dissemination of results. The candidate will acquire critical technical and laboratory management skills for their own career, and to develop proficiency in manuscript/grant writing. Postdocs will participate in seminars, lectures and presentations at both national and international meetings.