Open Call: CanFaster Postdoc program, Lund University, Sweden

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The CanFaster program, supported by the European Union’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Cofound programme, which is part of the Horizon 2020 framework and based on the “Mobility across borders” philosophy. CanFaster Postdoc program has started with an interest in applied medical research in oncology and entrepreneurship to Lund University, CREATE health and Medicon Village.

Ongoing and future calls for CanFaster Postdoc program selecting 15 excellent Postdoc fellows

Call 1, five positions: Announcement of call mid October 2019, application deadline 7th of January 2020. Evaluation during January-March 2020. First possible date of employment May first. 

Call 2, five positions: Announcement of call mid-June 2020 until end of August 2020. Evaluation during September-November. First possible date of employment January first, 2021. 

Call 3, five positions: Announcement of call mid-February 2021 until end of April 2021. Evaluation during May-July 2021. First possible date of employment September first, 2021.

Eligibility criteria

1. Must be Experienced Researchers as per the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions definition. At the time of recruitment, applicants must be in possession of a doctoral degree or,  have at least 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience. Full-Time Equivalent Research Experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree which would allow them to pursue a PhD. 

2. Mobility: Maximum 12 months of residency in Sweden during the last three years counted from the closure of the call.

3. English proficiency: Se table below for scores on accepted English test requested for all non-native English speakers. Test should have been taken during the last five years.

English as your native language No scores
TOEFL (hard copy version)  No less than 213 points
TOEFL (internet version)  No less than 79 points

IELTS (academic module)

At least 6.5, no section less than 5.0

Postdoctoral research areas

Towards precision medicine – spatial omics as a tool in immuno-oncology

PI/Research subject: Sara Ek/Immunotechnology

Special requirements: PhD in immunology, cancer biology or similar. Experience in bioinformatics, immunohistochemistry and/or fluorescence imaging is a merit.

Predictive immune biomarkers in cancer 

PI/Research subject:Malin Lindstedt/Immunotechnology

Special requirements: PhD in immunology, cell and/or molecular biology or similar, preferably in the area of oncoimmunology/immunotherapy and in vitro cellular systems of tumor biology.

Translational Cancer Genomics and Bioinformatics

PI/Research subject: Thoas Fioretos/Laboratory Medicine

Special requirements: PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology and genomics or equivalent.

Functional analysis of ‘silent’ mutations in familiar breast cancer

PI/Research subject: Helena Persson/Clinical Sciences, Experimental Oncology

Special requirements:  PhD in molecular biology, biomedicine or biotechnology. 

Genetic variation influencing blood cell regeneration and blood cancer risk

PI/Research subject: Björn Nilsson/Laboratory Medicine

Special requirements: PhD degree in cell- and molecular biology and/or functional genomics. 

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