Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neuroscience, Ibanez

The laboratory of professor Carlos Ibanez is now seeking a talented and enthusiastic researcher with expertise in medicinal chemistry and chemical biology to advance drug discovery efforts and investigations on death receptor signaling and physiology in cancer and neuronal cells.

The research entails medicinal chemistry studies on small molecules targeting the p75NTR death receptor identified in our ongoing screens, with the objective to improve the pharmacokinetic and biological properties of chemical leads. Please see Goh et al. (2018) Cell Chemical Biology 25, 1485–1494 for a representative publication of this work (carlosibanezlab.se/Publications).

Funding is available for an initial period of 3 to 4 years, starting late autumn 2019.

Entry requirements
Candidates will be accepted at the postdoctoral level with a PhD awarded within the last 3 years. Strong and documented expertise in medicinal chemistry and chemical biology is a requirement for consideration. The successful candidate is expected to be sufficiently independent to formulate questions, design experiments and perform research. Excellent command of the English language is required.

Qualified to be employed as a postdoctor is one who has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence.

Application process
An employment application must contain the following documents in English or Swedish:

  1. A complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
  2. A complete list of publications
  3. A summary of current work (no more than one page)

Applicants should arrange to have at least two confidential letters of reference sent independently by referees to this email address.

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system no later than September 29th.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-4360/2019
  • Carlos Ibanez, professor, carlos.ibanez@ki.se
Published 29.Aug.2019
Last application date 29.Sep.2019 11:59 PM CET

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