Jobs

Postdoctoral Fellow, Apolipoprotein E

Employer

University of Oslo

Location

Oslo , Norway

Principal Investigator

Lars Nilsson

Contact

Interested candidates must apply electronically at the following web portal http://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/191819/postdoctoral-research-fellow-in-alzheimers-disease-pharmacology.

For additional information contact: lars.nilsson@medisin.uio.no

Description

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Lars Nilsson, Department of Pharmacology. In the project, you will explore Apolipoprotein E (ApoE) biology in Alzheimer’s disease and use that knowledge for drug development purposes. It is a collaborative research project with Swedish biopharma company BioArctic AB.

Requirements

Applicants should have:

  • A Ph.D. degree, preferably in pharmacology, neuroscience, biochemistry, molecular biology or equivalent.
  • Excellent command of written and oral English.
  • Experience with cell culturing, including neuronal and/or glial primary cell cultures.
  • Experience studying protein structure and function with molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysical and/or microscopic techniques.
  • Knowledge and experimental experience studying protein aggregation.
  • Good theoretical knowledge on the brain and preferably also neurodegenerative disease.
  • FELASA C accreditation allowing work with animals is an asset.