23/01/2021

Postdoc in Brown Adipose Tissue Biology, Chromatin and Metabolic Disease in ERC-funded Research Group

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
    Chemistry
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/02/2021 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Denmark › Odense M
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time

OFFER DESCRIPTION

A position as postdoctoral fellow is available at the https://www.sdu.dk/en/om_sdu/institutter_centre/bmb_biokemi_og_molekylae...Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, with a flexible starting date (preferably 1 May 2021 or earlier). The position is funded for two years with the possibility for extension.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated colleague with a PhD degree in life sciences (biologist, biochemist, biomedical degree or related) who is interested in understanding chromatin dynamics and histone posttranslational modifications during diet-induced-obesity in mice. A background in NGS and/or experience in analysing mouse models of obesity and T2D is a plus.

The future colleague will actively contribute to other research projects in the group and will constitute a central part of an ambitious, international team of young and ambitious scientists.

The ideal candidate is comfortable with one or many of the following:

  • Handling and metabolic phenotyping of transgenic mice.
  • Performing NGS experiments (library preparation and analysis of RNA-Seq and ChiP-Seq data).
  • Molecular and ex vivo techniques (primary adipocyte cell culture, cell lines, qPCR, Western Blot).
  • Assisting in grant funding applications, training of students and guests.
  • Contributing to teaching activities in English.

Your education and background:

  • A PhD degree in life sciences with a special focus on physiology and chromatin biology.
  • Ideally one first authorship in a high impact journal or a in field-specific journal.
  • Proficiency in R and willingness to receive training in in silico analysis of NGS data.
  • A team player with good collaborative and interpersonal skills.
  • An enthusiastic, positive attitude towards science and its contribution to society.
  • Diligence and intellectual flexibility as required for an academic position.
  • An open and positive mind that contributes to the success of the whole research team.
Deadline: 15 February 2021.

Please see the full call, including how to apply, on https://www.sdu.dk/da/service/ledige_stillinger/1138947www.sdu.dk.

More Information

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Denmark
Odense M

EURAXESS offer ID: 597923
Posting organisation offer ID: 735189

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