Sweden Umeå University International Postdoctoral Position in Biochemistry 2018

Scholarship Description: The Umeå University is inviting applications for the postdoctoral position in Biochemistry within the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics. International students are eligible to apply for this position.

Scholarship Provider: Umeå University is a university in Umeå in the mid-northern region of Sweden. The university was founded in 1965 and is the fifth oldest within Sweden’s present borders.

Degree Level: Positions are available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Available Subject: Positions are awarded in the field of Biochemistry.

Eligible Nationals: International students are eligible to apply for this position.


Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

A doctoral degree in biochemistry or molecular biology is required. The applicant should have practical experience in protein purification and different types of global methods for studying gene expression and interaction of proteins with chromatin, such as RNAseq and ChIP-seq. A documented experience from working with S.cerevisiae as model system is a requirement. Previous experience from working with transcription regulation and transcription factors is highly credible. The applicant must master English both verbally and in writing.

Language Requirements: The applicant must master English both verbally and in writing.

Application Procedure: The application must consist of the following documents written in English or Swedish:

  1. A short personal letter with justification for the application.
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Strengthened copies of diplomas and grades.
  4. Contact information for at least two reference persons.

Documents sent electronically must be in Word or PDF format.

The application must be made via our e-recruitment system and be received by 2018-05-18. Date of access as agreed.

Online Application

Scholarship Link

Deadline: May 18, 2018

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