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Postdoctoral position on lipid transporters. Østjylland

Ofertas de trabajo de profesor de educación superior/profesora de educación superiora en Østjylland (Dinamarca)

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:

Applications are invited for a 6-month postdoctoral position in the field of Lipid transport in the group of Dr. Joseph Lyons at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics and iNANO, Aarhus University, Denmark. The starting date is April 1st, 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter.


Job description

The candidate will apply single-particle cryo-EM in combination with biochemical and cellular techniques to characterize yeast and human lipid transporters.


Your profile

A successful candidate has a relevant Ph.D. degree and a solid and documented background in structural biology, biochemistry and/or biophysics. Experience with membrane protein expression (mammalian expression systems) and purification is favored, and the candidate must demonstrate an ability and interest to work with membrane proteins.Applicants should be ambitious, show strong collaborative skills, and be able to take initiatives and responsibility within the work environment.


Who we are

The laboratory is located at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, and houses facilities for mammalian protein production, purification, cellular, biochemical and biophysical characterizations and data processing. Further, we have access to the state-of-the-art Cryo-EM facility housed at iNANO ( The group is part of the Section of Protein Science and iNANO at Aarhus University.


What we offer

We offer:

  • a full-time appointment (100%) as a post doc for a period of 6 months.
  • a well-developed research infrastructure, laboratories and access to shared equipment
  • a research climate centered on lively, open and critical discussion within and across different fields of research.
  • a workplace characterized by professionalism, equality and a healthy work-life balance.

Place of work and area of employment

The place of work is Universitetsbyen 81, 8000, Aarhus, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments. 


Contact information

For further information, please contact: Dr. Joseph Lyons, 


Applications must be received no later than February 23rd, 2024.

Application procedure

Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the appointment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. All applicants will be notified whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee, and each applicant is given the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that concerns him/her self. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline. Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Natural Sciences refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Taxation and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Taxation and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

At the Faculty of Natural Science at Aarhus University, we strive to support our scientific staff in their career development. We focus on competency development and career clarification and want to make your opportunities transparent. On our website, you can find information on all types of scientific positions, as well as the entry criteria we use when assessing candidates. You can also read more about how we can assist you in your career planning and development.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Aarhus University

Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,300 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 935 million. Learn more at

País del trabajo: Dinamarca.

Región: Østjylland.

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Número de puestos: 1.

Empleador: Aarhus Universitet.

Instrucciones para solicitar:

Please apply using one of the specified channels

Forma de contacto:

  • Ciudad: Aarhus C; Código postal: 8000; Calle: Universitetsbyen 81, Número: 1
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Oferta de trabajo obtenida del portal Eures, con fecha 03 de Febrero de 2024, y con identificador de la vacante:5985093.

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