Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

The Faculty of Medicine is a part of Lund University, and is responsible for education and research within medicine and healthcare. Our academic programs are closely linked with the healthcare system and are firmly anchored in the faculty’s strong research tradition. Our research spans a broad field within experimental preclinical research, near-patient clinical research and health sciences research. The Faculty of Medicine, with its 1,800 employees and 2,700 students in Lund and Malmö, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

Post-doctor for the project “VDAC1 a common denominator of β-cell and endothelial cell dysfunction inT2D with its complications

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral position on the above mentioned project. The post holder will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator.

The project work includes identification of mitochondrial voltage dependent-anion channel (VDAC) expression and cellular localization in beta cells, kidney cells and endothelial cells, in cell lines as well as tissues from non-diabetic and diabetic organ donors.


Qualification aquirements

PhD degree obtained no earlier than three years before the application deadline. This period could be extended on legally valid reasons.

Particular importance is given to scientific excellence in the subject field. In addition, particular emphasis will be given to laboratory experience in the relevant field. Additionally, prior experience of molecular and cell biological methods such as qtPCR, Western blots and confocal immune-fluorescent microscopy is required. The applicant should have practical experience of conducting independent in vitro cell culture studies. Experience bioinformatics is an advantage.

The successful candidate is expected to stay updated on the progress of research within the field. The ability to cooperate with colleagues and taking initiatives, accuracy as well as flexibility are also an advantage.

Terms of employment

This is a full-time, fixed term employment of 12+12 months.


According to individual qualifications. Please indicate salary claims in the application


Requests: For information on the project, please contact the Principal Investigators associate Professor Albert Salehi or Professor Claes Wollheim at the following address Albert Salehi Division of Islet cell Physiology, Department of Clinical Science, Tel +46 40-391162,

Claes Wollheim Division Division of Islet cell Physiology, Department of Clinical Science, Tel +46 40-391162,

In general matters, contact Staff Coordinator Sara H Tvermoes, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö, CRC Malmö, Tel: +46 40 391054.


Application (written in English) should contain:

  • Curriculum vitae with methodological expertise listed under a separate heading
  • List of scientific publications
  • Specific motivation why the position applied for is suitable for the applicant (maximum 1 page (A4), Times New Roman 12 pt)
  • Name, address, telephone number(s) and e-mail for two reference persons.


Application, with the reference number indicated, with documents described above enclosed, transcripts and other documents the applicant wishes to refer to are due May15, 2019. All transcripts should be confirmed.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 1 juni 2019 eller enl överenskommelse
Salary Fast
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Malmö
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2019/1433
Published 17.Apr.2019
Last application date 15.May.2019 11:59 PM CET

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