The successful applicant is expected to have interest and skills in both fundamental immunology and use of CRISPR genome editing tools. We are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious person who is interested in developing the project to the highest level. The project involves two collaborating labs, and will also engage internal and external collaborations. Therefore, applicants with good collaboration skills will be preferred. We offer a world-leading research environment in innate immunology and genome-editing technology. We expect that the person employed will take his/her share in the further development of the local environment.
Selected publications from the host laboratories:
- Nandakumar et al. Intracellular bacteria engage a STING-TBK1-MVB12b pathway to enable paracrine cGAS-STING signaling. Nature Microbiology. 2019.
- Paludan et al. DNA-stimulated cell death: implications for host defence, inflammatory diseases and cancer. Nature Reviews Immunology. 2019.
- Haslund et al. Dominant-negative SERPING1 variants cause intracellular retention of C1 inhibitor in hereditary angioedema. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2019.
For further questions, please contact:
Professor Søren Riis Paludan (email@example.com)
Professor Jacob Giehm Mikkelsen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The position is open from August 1 or soon thereafter and is funded by a grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
Terms of employment
- Appointment as a postdoc requires academic qualifications at PhD level.
- Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.
- The appointment is in accordance with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (Akademikerne).
- Remuneration is in accordance with the above, and the Salary agreement catalogue for staff at Health.
- Further information on qualification requirements and job description can be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities (in Danish).
Your application must include the following:
- Motivated application
- Curriculum Vitae
- A list of publications
- A teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios
- A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job may be submitted
- References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment system
- Template for applicant - postdoc must be completed and uploaded under ‘Extra documents’
We refer to the faculty’s Guidelines for applicants.
The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its statement. In such cases, you will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless your application is withdrawn.
Applications submitted through channels other than the online application form or applications which are not received by the application deadline will not be considered.
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.
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14 April 2019