Department of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset

The Department of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, pursues undergraduate education, research education and internationally recognized research focusing on common diseases and injuries. The goal of all activities is to improve human health.

A postdoc scholarship in preclinical stroke/diabetes research is available.

The goal of our research is to uncover the pathophysiological mechanisms behind why diabetic people present worsened stroke outcome.

We search for a candidate with PhD in neuroscience and experience with brain pathology and behavioural tests. Stroke/Diabetes/metabolism background is a strong plus.

The scholarship is awarded to individuals who come from other countries with the intention of remaining in Sweden only while obtaining part of their education. The scholarship is paid for 6 months at a time (In exceptional cases, shorter periods may be acceptable), paid monthly and is exempted from Swedish income tax. This educational scholarship can be paid for a maximum of two years.

Application should include the following documents in English: A short cover letter describing your interest in the position (max 1 page), curriculum vitae (max 1 page excluding Publications), date of PhD exam, name of current supervisor and 1-3 signed recommendation letters or contact addresses.

 The requirements for the position are here below: pls do not send your application if you do not match the majority of these requirements since we only consider those applications with a stringent match.

  1.  Expertise with cerebral pathophysiology documented by publications.
  2. Immunohistochemistry expertise in the injured rodent brain.
  3. A documented FELASA course (mandatory)
  4. Rodents behaviour expertise.
  5. Expertise in neuroinflammation or neuroplasticity, recovery mechanisms and/or vascular dysfunction or diabetes research are strong plus.

The candidate should have highly developed skills in English.

Questions before applying:

Do I have:

  1. A PhD in neuroscience or in metabolism?
  2. Expertise with cerebral pathophysiology and immunohistochemistry?
  3. Expertise behavioural tests in mice?
  4. A FELASA certificate to work with animals that is valid within EU?

Research Group web page:

First day of employment Enligt överenskommelse
Salary Scholarship
Reference number STÖD 2-917/2024
  • Cesare Patrone, +46(0)86165084
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR,
Published 26.Feb.2024
Last application date 21.Apr.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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