Postdoc scholarship in Human genetic

Postdoc scholarship in Human genetic

Prof. Stefano Romeo

Göteborg, Sweden

We herewith announce a postdoc scholarship for training in Human Genetics at the Institute of Medicine, University of Gothenburg.


Proven experience of at least some of these topics:

  1. Data mining of large databases
  2. Human genetics
  3. Genome Wide association study (GWAS)
  4. Analyses of variant enrichment
  5. Transcriptome analisys
  6. Biomedical statistics
  7. Single genetic variant association study

Several publications in relevant journals as first author are also highly recommended. 

Furthermore, the applicant is expected to be able to communicate very well in English, both in written and oral form and to exhibit a positive, open and enthusiastic personality.

To be eligible for the postdoc scholarship:

the recipient must hold a PhD degree within a relevant field and PhD degree must have been completed no more than two years before the application deadline. Applicants
with a degree obtained earlier than the stipulated two years may be preferred
if special reasons exists. Special reasons in this context include, but are not
limited to, leave due to illness and parental leave.
Candidates with a strong interest on the subject are encouraged to


As a
Postdoctoral fellow the work will take place at Wallenberg Laboratory at
Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg on projects related to human and
molecular genetics. The candidate will perform genetic association analyses at
a GWAS level or using a single nucleotide polymorphism) to identify genetic
variants increasing susceptibility to liver disease and metabolic disorders. 

scholarship covers a period of 12 months with possible extension of 12 months.

Start date
according to agreement, as soon as possible is desirable.

application should include a CV and a personal letter stating the reasons why
the study suits the applicant (maximum one page) as well as the contact of two
references. The application is to be written in English.

How to

Please send
your application to no later than 31st March 2019. 

For more
information, regarding the position please contact Prof. Stefano Romeo


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Postdoc scholarship in Human genetic