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Assistant Professor In Developmental Neurobiology

Clasificación del trabajo: Profesionales científicos e intelectuales › Profesionales de la enseñanza › Profesores de universidades y de la enseñanza superior › Profesores de universidades y de la enseñanza superior › profesor de educación superior/profesora de educación superiora.

Traducción de la profesión: Arbejde, der forudsætter viden på højeste niveau inden for pågældende område › Undervisning og pædagogisk arbejde › Undervisning og forskning ved universiteter og højere læreranstalter › Undervisning og forskning på universiteter og højere læreranstalter.

Descripción de la oferta de trabajo:

The Unit of Genome Biology Research, Department of Molecular Medicine (IMM), invites applications for a 3-year position as a full-time assistant professor in Developmental Neurobiology Researchspecifically focusing on gene regulatory networks governing cortical development and its disruption in disorders. The position has the possibility of being extended by one year. We seek individuals who have research expertise that complements existing focus areas of the department. The position is to be filled as soon as possible.  

 

The Department of Molecular Medicine (IMM) aims to generate new knowledge on the function of the human body and disease mechanisms, thereby contributing to improved human health. IMM hosts an interdisciplinary group of experts including in neurobiology and cancer biology and is in close proximity to the experts in genomics, proteomics and chromatin biology. Such a promising environment elicits translational collaborations with clinical practice and research toward understanding mechanisms underlying the pathophysiology of various human diseases.

Research profile and tasks  

We seek candidates with international research experience with at least four years of post-doctoral training and meeting following requirements:

  • Prior experience with developmental neurobiology, 
  • Strong background in epigenetics and transcription factors activity, 
  • Strong background in Genomics and proteomics applications, 
  • Familiarity with 2D and 3D organoid model systems,
  • Experience in In Utero electroporation and organoid electroporation, 
  • Experience in NGS library preparations and scRNA-seq applications.
  • Interest in linking how disruption in mechanisms of cortical development predisposes risk for neurodevelopmental disorders. 

Overall, we expect that the candidate applies multi-disciplinary approaches to address the major missing gaps in Developmental Neurobiology. 

The main task of the candidate will be to lead neurobiology research within our Genome Biology research unit and investigate mechanisms of gene regulation governing cortical development and its disruption in disorders. Close collaborations will be expected within the research unit and within the Department of Molecular Medicine, as well as with the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, SDU and research units within the Department of Clinical Research and Odense University Hospital (OUH). Establishment of strong international collaborations will be expected as well. 

Qualifications    

The successful candidate must hold a M.Sc. in Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Pharmaceutical Sciences or Biomedicine or related sciences or an equivalent M.D.

In addition, successful candidates must hold a PhD degree and must have proven at least 4 years of postdoctoral training.

The successful candidate must have demonstrated significant research experience through publications and established international collaborations with prior experience in the supervision of PhD and master students. Special consideration will be given to candidates demonstrating a strong background in any of the above-mentioned themes by publications in respected peer-review scientific journals. 

Teaching commitments    

The successful applicant will be expected to teach Neurobiology, cancer biology or related topics to medical, BSc and MSc students at courses provided by the Faculty of Health Sciences. The candidate will be expected to participate in mentoring graduate and PhD students pursuing their Master's degree or PhD.  

In addition to the above-mentioned tasks, the assistant professor will be expected to participate in the guidance of younger colleagues, both undergraduate and postgraduate (PhD students). 

The candidate who is hired must complete a Lecturer Training Programme during the period of employment.

Danish language skills are not required initially, however, should be mastered within the first 2 years of employment.

Further information

Further information can be obtained by e-mail to the Head of the Department of Molecular Medicine, professor Boye L. Jensen BLJensenhealth.sdu.dk and to the Head of Research at Genome Biology Research Unit, professor Vijay Tiwari at tiwarihealth.sdu.dk  

The application deadline is May 16, 2024, at 23.59 hrs. CEST. 

Conditions of employment

The employment takes place in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Central Organization of the Academics.

Application

Applications must be submitted electronically using the link “Apply now” - see below.

We strongly recommend that you read How to apply for a position at SDU before you apply.

Only applications written in English will be accepted for evaluation.

The application must include (as PDF files) (please note that the application (the motivation letter) and CV must not exceed 10 MB in total):

  • A motivation letter
  • A CV 
  • Copies of certificates/diplomas including evidence of acquisition of a PhD degree or equivalent
  • A complete and numbered list of publications
  • The 3 scientific, peer-reviewed publications that the applicant wishes to be included in the assessment of his or her scientific qualifications. (Please note that one PDF file must be attached for each publication).
  • A Research plan
  • A teaching portfolio 
  • An explanation of other qualifications relevant to the position.

Incomplete applications will not be assessed. 

Applications may be shortlisted.

Assessment of (shortlisted) applicants will be done in accordance with the current/applicable university recruitment order. Applicants will be assessed by an expert committee, and applicant will be informed of their assessment by the university.

If you experience technical problems, you must contact hcm-supportsdu.dk

Living and working in Denmark

Foreign applicants will be offered Danish language training as part of the employment. The International Staff Office (ISO) at SDU provides a variety of services for new employees, guests and people who consider applying for a job at the University of Southern Denmark. 

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background. 

 

País del trabajo: Dinamarca.

Región: Fyn.

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Número de puestos: 1.

Empleador: Syddansk Universitet.

Instrucciones para solicitar:

Please apply using one of the specified channels

Forma de contacto:

  • Ciudad: Odense M; Código postal: 5230; Calle: Campusvej, Número: 55
  • Sitio web: https://www.sdu.dk/en/om_sdu/ledige_stillinger

Oferta de trabajo obtenida del portal Eures, con fecha 03 de Mayo de 2024, y con identificador de la vacante:6040472.

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