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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Childhood Cancer Research

Offentlig forvaltning

We have available a position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow for a fixed term of three years on a project financed by The Norwegian Childhood Cancer Society concerning research on the children cancer rhabdomyosarcoma.
The position is available at the Institute for Cancer Research. The institute hosts core facilities for multiparameter flow cytometery, next generation sequencing, imaging and bioinformatics. The Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) of Oslo University Hospital (OUH) at The Norwegian Radium Hospital, is one of the largest Cancer Centers in Europe.
The project is led by Professor Jørgen Wesche who is leader of the "Molecular Biology of Sarcomas” group at the Institute for Cancer Research. The goal of the group is to develop novel opportunities for precision medicine in cancer treatment.
The group is member of a Norwegian Centre of Excellence, Centre for Cancer Cell Reprogramming (CanCell). The group makes extensive use of advanced molecular cell biology methods, proteomics and light microscopy and are developing a platform for CRISPR screening. Home page: https://www.ous-research.no/wesche

Oslo University Hospital is a workplace with great diversity. We believe this is absolutely crucial to solving the tasks required of us. We therefore want this diversity to be reflected among the applicants for our positions and encourage everyone to apply regardless of who you are and what background you have.


Applicants must hold a doctoral degree (PhD) in life sciences or medicine.
Candidates should have qualifications matching the technologies that will be used in the project (see under job description).
Previous experience with CRISPR/Cas9 technology is required.
Experience in cell biology research is an advantage.
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

Personlige egenskaper:

    High working capacity
    Strong motivation
    Excellent teamwork skills
    Interest in solving biological problems
    Ability to design, plan, interpret original experiments in an independent and innovative manner

Vi tilbyr:

  • Excellent working conditions
  • An exciting and stimulating academic environment
  • Salary in accordance with experience
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement

    How to apply:
    The application must include:

    * A one-page statement of motivation and research interests
    * CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work)
    * List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
    * Transcripts of university diplomas
    * Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and phone number)