Researcher in Biomedicine

University of Gothenburg Institute of Biomedicine


Researcher in Biomedicine

Diary id: PAR 2020/537
Employment level: Fixed term
Location: Institute of Biomedicine
Apply by: 2020-05-14

The Institute is composed of the following four departments:

  • The Department of Infectious Diseases
  • The Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  • The Department of Medical Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  • The Department of Laboratory Medicine

At present, the institute has about 360 employees and approximately 440 million SEK in total assets.


The Department of Infectious Diseases conducts research on gastrointestinal infections in Sweden and developing countries. The aim of the project is to investigate the microbial causes of diarrhea, the molecular pathogenesis of heapatis B and D, and genetic features of these microorganisms.

Job assignments

Research on detection and characterization of hepatitis viruses and enteric microbes by molecular biological methods.

The job also includes teaching on molecular biological methods in microbiology for students in basic and postgraduate education at the University of Gothenburg.


The applicant must have a PhD degree in the field of infectious diseases, and research experience regarding hepatitis virus and virus-caused diarrhea.

The applicant must have extensive knowledge and experience of molecular biological work, in particular real-time PCR, digital PCR and Iontorrent sequencing with a focus on method development and virological analyzes.


The employment is limited (temporary) for 7 months and part-time with placement at the Institute of Biomedicine. First day of employment as agreed.

For further information regarding the position

Please contact Professor Magnus Lindh. Phone: +46 705-269746 or e-mail: magnus


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The application should contain proof of completed PhD.

The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.

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