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Postdoctoral Position in Metabolic Regulation and Lipidomics

A postdoctoral research position is available in the Ejsing LabDepartment of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to study the regulation of lipid metabolism in humans and rodent models using state-of-the-art lipidomics technology (Sprenger et al. Cell Reports 2021; Ellis et al. Nat Methods 2018Almeida et al. JASMS 2015;. The project involves applying our lipidomics platform to monitor lipid metabolic flux at the systems-level; and understanding how disease states impinge on lipid metabolic homeostasis. The project is an interdisciplinary collaboration with partners in industry and clinical settings.

We are seeking a self-motivated and technically skilled person with a strong background in lipidomics or metabolomics, liquid chromatography and high-resolution mass spectrometry. In-depth understanding of metabolic networks, experience with handling of mice or rats, and experience in data management and multivariate data analysis are preferred. Effective communication skills, a strong work ethic, ability to work both independently and in a collaborative group environment are required. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree.

The position is to be filled by 1 July 2021 or earlier (contact Christer Ejsing for details). The position is available for one year with possibility of prolongation for another two years. Application deadline: 1 June 2021.

For further information please contact Associate Professor Christer Ejsing 

Application, salary etc.
The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). Please check links for more information on salary and taxation.

The application must include the following:
• A curriculum vitae including information on previous employment.
• A full list of publications stating the scientific publications on which the applicant wishes to rely.

Shortlisting may be used in the assessment process.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated.

To qualify you must have passed a PhD or equivalent. Applications will be assessed by an expert assessor/committee. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the university.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Applications must be submitted electronically using the link "Apply online". Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. We strongly recommend that you read How to apply before you apply.

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Deadline 2021-June-01

You can apply for the job at Faculty of Science by completing the application form