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The Institute is composed of the following five departments:

  • The Department of Infectious Diseases
  • The Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  • The Department of Pathology and Genetics
  • The Department of Clinical Chemistry and Transfusion Medicine
  • The Department of Medical Biochemistry and Cell Biology

 At present, the institute has about 380 employees and approximately 400 million SEK in total assets

Job assignments

Our group is looking for a dedicated researcher who can complement our research activities. The researcher will work in a project aimed at understanding the consequences of age for blood cell formation, with a particular focus on how aging changes the function of hematopoietic stem cells.

Techniques used in the research group include cell culture of both cell lines and primary cells, experimental animals (including cell isolation with flow cytometry), molecular biology techniques such as recombinant DNA work, gene expression assays and sequencing based techniques, as well as biochemical methods such as the production of recombinant protein and the study of protein-interactions (with DNA / RNA / protein). The applicant should be able to grasp relevant issues needed to advance the research project, and be able to work both independently and as part of a group.


PhD in a relevant subject. As used herein, relevant means in a broader sense, i.e. good methodological knowledge can f.i. compensate for the lack of direct experience from hematological / stem cell biology research. A strong personal motivation, an ability to work in a team and good knowledge of English (both spoken and written) are prerequisites. Experience from one or more of the above mentioned techniques. A major emphasis will be placed on personal suitability.


The employment is an temporary employment, 100% for 24 months. The employment is placed at the Institute of Biomedicine. First day of employment as agreed.

For further information regarding the position

Please contact Professor David Bryder, phone +4670-6423951, mail


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How to apply

In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline. The selection of candidates is made on the basis of the qualifications registered in the application.

The application should contain proof of completed PhD.

The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.


The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 37 000 students and 6 000 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors, recruitment and staffing companies.

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