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Blindern og Urbygningen (Foto: Wikimedia og Colourbox)
Blindern og Urbygningen (Foto: Wikimedia og Colourbox)

Researcher in B cell immunology and B cell malignancy

Deadline: 15.11.2019

Job description

Universitetet i Oslo

The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.

The Institute of Clinical Medicine (Klinmed) is one of three institutes under the Faculty. Klinmed is responsible for the Faculty's educational and research activities at Oslo University Hospital and Akershus University Hospital. With about 800 employees spread over approximately 425 man-labour years, Klinmed is the university's largest institute. Our activities follow the clinical activity at the hospitals and are spread across a number of geographical areas.

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A full time position as a researcher (position code 1109) for a period of one year is available at The University of Oslo, The Institute of Clinical Medicine, Division of Laboratory Medicine, Department of Immunology.

More about the position

The position will be at the Centre of B cell malignancies in the group of prof Ludvig Munthe. We seek highly motivated individuals holding a PhD that appreciates working in an international and interactive environment. Qualification requirements include a completed PhD and experience within the field of B cell immunology and B cell malignancy.

About the Centre: Our research expands the biological understanding of B-cell malignancies and translate advances into improved patient treatment. We improve treatment choices, provide drug sensitivity diagnostics, identify new therapeutic targets, and implement novel treatments in clinical trials. The KG Jebsen Centre includes 3 research labs and 2 clinical groups at Oslo University Hospital, located at Rikshospitalet and Radiumhospitalet, and currently counts more than 50 members. The Centre aims to improve the biological understanding of B-cell malignancies, and will translate these advances into improved patient treatment.

The Centre is a multidisciplinary integration of life science research including drug discovery, design and innovation, molecular biology and molecular medicine, personalized medicine, biostatistics/informatics, ground breaking cell-based immunotherapy, as well as clinical trials and establishment of best practice on how to treat B-cell malignancies.

Qualification requirements

  • Interested candidates must have obtained a Ph.D. in immunology or related subjects, with a strong background in B cell immunology.
  • After completion of their PhD, the candidate should have at least 3 years’ experience (completed postdoc) with B cell research in autoimmunity and B cell malignancy.
  • Ability to obtain external funding will be weighted.
  • Experience with human B cell signaling, stimulation, assays
  • Experience with molecular biology, knockdown, knockout
  • Experience with flow cytometry
  • Experience with cell culture

Personal skills

  • We are looking for a talented and highly motivated researcher
  • The candidate should be highly motivated, dedicated, and proficient in written and spoken English
  • Good team working skills are required

We offer

  • Salary NOK 59-70 (NOK 523 200 – NOK 640 200) per annum depending on qualifications in position as Researcher (position code 1109).
  • The successful candidate may enjoy a professionally stimulating working environment
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement, in addition to Oslo’s family-friendly environment with its rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities

How to apply

The application must include

  • Cover letter (statement of motivation, summarizing scientific work and research interest)
  • CV (summarizing education, positions, pedagogical experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activity)
  • Copies of educational certificates (academic transcripts only)
  • A complete list of publications
  • List of reference persons: references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and phone number)

The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system Jobbnorge. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please note that all documents should be in English (or a Scandinavian language).

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the documented, academic qualifications, the project description (whenever this is required in the call for applicants), and the quality of the project as well as the candidate’s motivation and personal suitability. Interviews with the best qualified candidates will be arranged.

Formal regulations

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results etc.

The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.

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