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FIMMPOD Annual Call for Postdoctoral Researchers

15.10.2018 | Ajankohtaista
The FIMMPOD Programme at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) is now seeking outstanding international candidates for two Postdoctoral Researcher positions.
 
Applications are sought in the areas of
1) computational systems medicine and
2) epigenetics of complex diseases and traits.
 
Candidates are expected to hold a PhD degree in a suitable field and to be fluent in English.
 
More information about the positions and qualifications can be found from the FIMM website (https://www.fimm.fi/en/open-positions) or the University of Helsinki website (http://www.helsinki.fi/recruitment/index.html).
 
Application deadline is 28.10.2018 at 23.59 EEST. Applications are submitted by completing the application form and submitting a CV and a cover letter as a single PDF file (max 5 pages) in English at:  https://www.helsinki.fi/fi/avoimet-tyopaikat/postdoctoral-researchers-2018.

Rohkeat Biologit – Intohimo ja innovatiivisuus suunnannäyttäjinä -seminaari tiistaina 6.11. Jyväskylässä

14.10.2018 | Ajankohtaista

Tervetuloa Suomen Solubiologit ry:n järjestemään seminaariin Rohkeat Biologit – Intohimo ja innovatiivisuus suunnannäyttäjinä! Seminaarissa pääset kuulemaan kannattaako yrittäjäksi ryhtyä, miten luoda intohimostaan itselleen ammatti, miten hyödyntää innovatiivisuutta työelämässä, ja mistä löytää uskallus kokeilla rohkeasti erilaisia urapolkuja. Vinkkejä ja kokemuksiaan tulevat jakamaan Virpi Muhonen (Askel Healthcare Oy.), Leona Gilbert (Te?Ted Oy), Leena Valmu (dosentti, lasten- ja nuortenkirjailija) sekä Mika Nurmikolu (Evogenom Oy).

Tule selvittämään, mihin suuntaan intohimosi vievät sinut urapolullasi.

Kaikki ovat tervetulleita kuuntelemaan ja keskustelemaan siitä, mikä tekee meistä rohkeita oman alamme osaajia ja asiantuntijoita!

A postoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Will Birdsong in the Edward F. Domino Research Center in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Michigan

12.10.2018 | Ajankohtaista
A postoctoral fellow postiion is available in the laboratory of Dr. Will Birdsong in the Edward F. Domino Research Center in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Michigan. This NIH funded position will focus on applying electrophysiological, pharmacological, and imaging techniques to study opioid modulation of pain and reward circuitry. 
 
The suitable candidate will be enthusiastic, motivated and capable of pursuing independent research projects centered around the mechanisms of opioid signaling during acute and chronic drug exposure. Candidates must have a PhD in neuroscience, pharmacology or a related field. Duties include experimental design, data analysis, performing rodent surgical procedures, preparation of acute brain slices and obtaining electrophysiological recordings. There will be opportunities to carry out projects involving 2-photon and confocal microscopy. Additionally, multiple labs in the Department of Pharmacology pursue cutting-edge opioid research with molecular, cellular, circuit, and behavioral foci providing the opportunity for collaboration.
 
For more information or to apply please visit:
 
or contact Will Birdsong directly (
wtbird@umich.edu)

 

Specialisteja tuotantoon – FinVector Oy, Kuopio

11.10.2018 | Ajankohtaista

https://www.sympahr.net/public/pq.aspx?66d062c5&lang=fi-FI

FinVector Oy on kasvava biolääkealan yritys ja etsimme huipputyyppejä asiantuntijatehtäviin kasvaviin tuotantotiimeihimme. Specialist-paikkoja on avoinna niin Upstream- ja Downstream- kuin Filling- ja Buffer Prep-tiimissäkin.

Olemme osa kansainvälistä sveitsiläisen Frederik Paulsen säätiön omistamaa Trizell Holding SA terveydenhuoltokonsernia ja toimipisteemme sijaitsee Kuopiossa. Työllistämme tällä hetkellä noin 160 osaajaa. Toimimme tuotantoyksikkönä sekä konsernin omille että ulkopuolisten asiakkaiden viruslääke- ja geeniterapia-tuotteille.

Pääasialliset tehtäväsi koostuvat monimuotoisesta GMP-dokumentoinnista ja toimimisesta asiantuntijana tuotantoprosesseissa. Sinulle kuuluu myös tuotantoprosessien kehittäminen tuotantotiloihin noudattamalla voimassolevia sääntöjä hyvässä yhteistyössä muiden osastojen kanssa. Lisäksi toivomme että sinusta on ongelmatilanteiden ratkaisijaksi tuotannon operaattoreiden tueksi.

Tehtävässä onnistumisen edellytyksenä on tutkinto biotieteiden, kemian, biokemian, bioteknologian tai farmasian (esim. farmasian teknologia) alalta. Olisi myös hyvä jos sinulla olisi jo työkokemusta aseptisesta- tai GMP-työstä tai olet perehtynyt laatujärjestelmiin. Niin soluviljelytekniikoiden ja proteiinin tuotto- ja puhdistusmenetelmien tunteminen kuin laiteosaaminen ja liuosten valmistaminen tuotantoon katsotaan eduksesi. Työskentelyotteesi on suunnitelmallinen ja tarkka muttet säikähdä nopeasti muuttuvia tilanteita. Tartut uusiin haasteisiin ennakkoluulottomasti, olet itseohjautuva ja haluat kehittyä tehtävissäsi. Kommunikoit sujuvasti ja pystyt dokumentoimaan työsi huolella englanniksi. Tärkeintä meille kuitenkin on, että olet motivoitunut ja innostunut, joten laitathan hakemuksen jos tunnistat osaamisesi joistain kriteereistämme.

FinVector mahdollistaa työntekijöille monipuolisia sekä vastuullisia tehtäviä monialaisessa ympäristössä. Meille on tärkeää työntekijöiden oman osaamisen kehittäminen ja tarjoamme mahdollisuuden vaikuttaa työtehtäviin sekä oman urapolun luomiseen. Erityisen hyvin meillä viihtyvät henkilöt, jotka haluavat kehittyä alansa huippuosaajiksi.

Työsuhteesi on toistaiseksi voimassa oleva ja alkaa sopimuksen mukaan. Meillä tehdään töitä 2-vuorotyönä ja osittain myös viikonloppuisin. Saat käyttöösi kattavat henkilökuntaedut ja ennen kaikkea pääset osalliseksi mahtavaa työporukkaa.

Lisätietoja tehtävistä antaa HR Director Johanna Pirinen p. 044 5565420 tiistaina 9.10. klo 9-10, perjantaina 19.10. klo 13-15 tai torstaina 25.10. klo 13-15.

 

Sr. Research Associate 1 (PostDoc Fellow/ Assistant Scientist) is available in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Miami Miller Medical School

11.10.2018 | Ajankohtaista
Sr. Research Associate 1 (PostDoc Fellow/ Assistant Scientist)
 
is available now in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Miami Miller Medical School.  U Miami Job position  #P00021137, https://um.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5560222&user_id=&ViewAll= .
 
Our research focuses on the genetic/epigenetic mechanisms of neuropathic pain, and opioid abuse with gene therapy supported by the recent NIH funded projects. The positions open to recent PhD and/or MD with background in neuropharmacology, neuroscience, molecular biology, histology/imaging or a related discipline. Priority to applicants with skills of strong genetic/epigenetics, gene cloning, exosome, luciferase assay, DNA damage, is given.
 
Applicants with Master degree and strong background related to this research skill are also available. 
 
Send your CV and the names of referees to:
Dr. Hao, Anesthesiology, U. of Miami,  Miami, FL 33136
Email: shao@med.miami.edu

 

Open postdoctoral/project researcher position in the Computational Biomedicine group at the Medical Bioinformatics Centre, Turku Centre for Biotechnology, Finland

11.10.2018 | Ajankohtaista
OPEN POSTDOCTORAL / PROJECT RESEARCHER POSITION: Come work with bioinformatics at Turku Centre for Biotechnology!
 
We are looking for a postdoc or project researcher as part of our multidisciplinary and international team of experts in the Computational Biomedicine group at the Medical Bioinformatics Centre, Turku Centre for Biotechnology in Finland.
 
The work involves processing and analysis of high-throughput next-generation sequencing data to answer complex biomedical questions. Specific focus areas include, for instance, epigenomics and non-coding RNA. In addition to method development, the work covers implementation and benchmarking of existing tools and workflows.
 
The position is open until 8.11.2018 or until suitable candidate is found.

More information here:
https://elolab.utu.fi/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Postdoc_project_researcher_epigenomics_280918.pdf

 

Three tenure track positions available at UH (Helsinki One Health) – deadline October 31

11.10.2018 | Ajankohtaista
 
Tenure track assistant/associate/full professor positions are open in the One Health network in the following fields:
  • zoonotic antimicrobial resistance
  • risk assessment in food safety
  • comparative disease research

https://www.helsinki.fi/en/1health/careers
1HEALTH is a new network organization, led by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and cooperated by four other faculties at the University of Helsinki, to co-ordinate research actions within the area of One Health. One Health is a globally emerging concept recognizing that the health of humans and animals is interconnected and that their populations share the essentials of life: the genome, disease agents, health, welfare, and the environment. One Health involves different disciplines and professions to work together to resolve emerging health problems concerning animal and human populations worldwide. In addition to other profiling actions, 1HEALTH will host several tenure track professorships with their established research environment in years 2018-2022.

More information on One Health
https://www.helsinki.fi/en/1health/about

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate position available in the Laboratory of Alcoholism and Addictions Neuroscience at Washington State University

11.10.2018 | Ajankohtaista
Postdoctoral Research Associate position available in the Laboratory of Alcoholism and Addictions Neuroscience at Washington State University
https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/41027
 
The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary research program to participate in internationally-recognized, NIH-funded, translational alcohol dependence neuroscience research. The postdoctoral candidate will receive the theoretical and technical training to engage in preclinical experimentation that integrates behavioral animal models (encompassing motivational, negative affective and cognitive control domains) with state-of-the-art neuroscientific techniques, from gene to behavior, to elucidate neuroadaptations in limbic and cortical systems that promote maladaptive behavioral regulation in alcohol dependence and neuropsychiatric disorders.
 
Highly motivated candidates with a strong work ethic and published experience using pharmacological, immunohistochemical, molecular or genetic/epigenetic approaches to understand and/or modify behavior are urged to apply.
 
The Laboratory of Alcoholism and Addictions Neuroscience is one of many labs comprising the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Program and the Translational Addiction Research Center which collectively provide a wealth of intellectual resources to support a vibrant research environment at Washington State University. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in a biological psychology- or neuroscience-related discipline and be capable of successfully working with others, supervising trainees, independently conducting experiments, analyzing data, writing manuscripts and disseminating research findings. Inquiries about this position can be addressed by contacting the Principle Investigator (Brendan Walker; b_walker(at)wsu.edu).
 
If interested in applying for this opportunity, please submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests and contact information for three recommenders to b_walker(at)wsu.edu by 11/15/2018. Starting salary will be according to NIH recommended guidelines for years of postdoctoral research experience. This position is located in the heart of Washington’s beautiful ‘Palouse’ region in the architectural award winning Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building on the Pullman campus of Washington State University.
 
Position # 38037 at www.wsujobs.com.

Open postdoctoral researcher position (synthetic biology, antibody technology, antibody drug development) at the University of Helsinki

11.10.2018 | Ajankohtaista
Open postdoctoral researcher position (synthetic biology, antibody technology, antibody drug development)
We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher to join our team in the field of molecular & cellular biology/biochemistry. Project goals include improvements of in-vitro antibody generation technologies and the generation of antibodies. Details will be discussed in the job interview. The project involves the setup of novel methods and requires knowledge and experience in the areas of molecular biology (cloning, mutagenesis), E. coli genetics, protein analysis (Western, IP, ELISA), protein purification (basics) and cell culture (transfection, cell line establishment). Knowledge in bioinformatics will be advantageous. Nine months postdoctoral position with possible extension starts in January/February 2019. The salary is based on the standard University of Helsinki salary system.

How to apply?
If you are interested, please send your application including CV, motivation letter and names of two people who would be willing to provide references with contact information as a single pdf-document to michael@jeltsch.org with a notification ”Postdoc position” in the subject line of the mail. Please also attach or link to a short (maximally 2 minutes long) video, in which you explain, why you want to join our lab and why you are the candidate that we should chose. Please follow these instructions, as I do not guarantee to answer applications that do not fulfil these formal requirements.
For further information, see http://lab.jeltsch.org or contact Michael Jeltsch by e-mail (michael@jeltsch.org).

 

Postdoctoral Researcher/Project Researcher, Cell Biology – Institute of Biomedicine, University of Eastern Finland (Kuopio campus)

10.10.2018 | Ajankohtaista

The University of Eastern Finland, UEF, is one of the largest multidisciplinary universities in Finland. We offer education in nearly one hundred major subjects, and are home to approximately 15,500 students and 2,500 members of staff. We operate in Joensuu and Kuopio. In international rankings, we are ranked among the leading universities in the world.

The Faculty of Health Sciences operates at the Kuopio Campus of the University of Eastern Finland. The Faculty offers education in medicine, dentistry, nutrition and pharmacy, as well as in some other central fields of the health care sector. The Faculty is research-intensive, and its internationally recognised research activities are closely linked to the strategic research areas of the University. There are approximately 2 500 degree students and about 450 PhD students in the Faculty. The faculty has 680 staff members. http://www.uef.fi/en/ttdk/etusivu

We are now inviting applications for
a Postdoctoral Researcher/Project Researcher (Cell Biology)
position, School of Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine, Kuopio Campus

The position will be based in the project “Focus on the basic biology of extracellular vesicles”, led by Kirsi Rilla and granted by Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation.

The project is focused on solving the mechanisms of extracellular vesicles (EV) biogenesis, their interactions with target cells and extracellular matrix. The aim of the project is to develop novel bioimaging methods for detection and analysis of EVs. Methods to be used during the project include, e.g., 2D and 3D cell cultures, electron and confocal microscopy, Western blot and flow cytometry. Testing and development of novel methods for EV isolation and analysis is also an essential aim of this project.

A person to be appointed as a postdoctoral researcher shall hold a suitable doctoral degree. Positions of postdoctoral researchers shall always be filled for a fixed term (UEF University Regulations, Section 31). If the doctoral degree has been awarded more than five years ago, the post will be one of a Project Researcher.

The person to be appointed to the Postdoctoral Researcher position is required to hold a doctoral degree, which may not have been completed more than five years ago at the time of accepting the position. In this context, the 5 years refer to a net period of time, which does not include maternity leaves, parental leaves, or military service, etc.

The language requirements associated with the position are defined in the Government Decree 770/2009. Members of the university’s teaching and research staff are required to have command of the language they give teaching in (Finnish or Swedish). The Dean of the faculty may grant an exemption from the language proficiency requirements laid down in the Government Decree.

A successful Postdoctoral/Project Researcher candidate has wide experience in cellular biology methods. Experience or special interest in biological imaging, imaging software and image analysis as well as in fluorescence applications are preferable. Experience in electron microscopy is considered an advantage. Previous experience in EV biology and analysis is also desired. Good knowledge of written and spoken English is essential. An ideal candidate will have a high degree of independence, motivation, enthusiasm and commitment. The position will include teaching in suitable areas, and the teaching language may be English.

The position is filled for a fixed term from 1.1.2019 to 31.12.2021 (or as agreed). The position is filled for a fixed-term due to the duration of the project.

The salary of the position is determined in accordance with the salary system of Finnish universities and is based on level 5 of the job requirement level chart for teaching and research staff (€2,893.95/ month). In addition to the job requirement component, the salary includes a personal performance component, which may be a maximum of 46.3% of the job requirement component.

For further information on the position, please contact: Kirsi Rilla, tel. +358 29 4454255, kirsi.rilla@uef.fi. For further information on the application procedure, please contact HR Secretary Tellervo Rajanto, tel. +358 29 445 4278, tellervo.rajanto@uef.fi

A probationary period is applied to all new members of the staff.

The electronic application should contain the following appendices:
– a résumé or CV (http://www.tenk.fi/en/template-researchers-curriculum-vitae)
– a list of publications (http://www.aka.fi/en/funding/how-to-apply/application-guidelines/guidelines-for-list-of-publications/guidelines-for-complete-list-of-publications/)
– copies of the applicant’s academic degree certificates/ diplomas, and copies of certificates / diplomas relating to the applicant’s language proficiency, if not indicated in the academic degree certificates/diplomas
– a motivation letter
– possible recommendation letters from previous and recent supervisors/Pls.

The application needs to be submitted no later than 31.10.2018 (by 24.00 hours Finnish time) by using the electronic application form.