Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper, Malmö

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 47 000 students and more than 8 800 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Work duties

The involvement of T-cells in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease is well established but the underlying mechanisms by which T-cell activation contributes to plaque development is unclear. The goal of the project is to further our understanding of these mechanisms with the ultimate goal of identifying novel targets for pharmacological modulation. This doctoral project will use a variety of techniques including animal models of atherosclerosis, flow cytometry, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, cell culturing as well as in vivo immunomodulation.


We are looking for a curious, goal-oriented, organized and dedicated individual who wants to train to become a research scientist. The applicant should have a scientifically, medically or biomedically oriented university education.

In order to assess the ability of the applicant to benefit from and to assimilate the doctoral education, academic and practical skills and the ability of the applicant to cooperate, work independently, express themselves in speech and writing, performing calculations, organize and plan, as well as personal qualities such as curiosity, commitment, motivation, focus, drive, scientific principles, values, confidence in their own ability and common sense will be taken into account.

Students with basic eligibility for third-cycle studies are those who- have completed a second-cycle degree- have completed courses of at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits are from second-cycle courses, or- have acquired largely equivalent knowledge in some other way, in Sweden or abroad.

The employment of doctoral students is regulated in the Swedish Code of Statues 1998: 80. Only those who are or have been admitted to PhD-studies may be appointed to doctoral studentships. When an appointment to a doctoral studentship is made, the ability of the student to benefit from PhD-studies shall primarily be taken into account. In addition to devoting themselves to their studies, those appointed to doctoral studentships may be required to work with educational tasks, research and administration, in accordance with specific regulations in the ordinance.

Type of employment
Limit of tenure, four years according to HF 5 kap 7§.

Type of employment Temporary position
First day of employment As soon as possible or by agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100
City Malmö
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2019/2946
  • Daniel Engelbertsen, biträdande forskare,
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
Published 16.Sep.2019
Last application date 06.Oct.2019 11:59 PM CEST

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