University of Oslo Postdoctoral Fellow in Nutrition
One position as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow is available for 3 years at the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Department of Nutrition.
The Institute of Basic Medical Sciences consists of departments and units that pursue research and education within basic medical science. The institute has approximately 300 employees and is located in the Domus Medica building.
The Department of Nutrition is the largest department of nutrition in Europe that is associated with a medical faculty. The Department has a high research profile and excellent publication record. Research activities performed at the department are within the fields of nutritional biology, molecular nutrition, clinical nutrition, nutritional epidemiology, diet research and research on policy instruments.
Candidates must have a PhD equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree. Successful candidates must have submitted their doctoral thesis prior to the application closing date.
- The candidate must hold a PhD within the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry or equivalent.
- She/he should have a background in molecular nutrition, preferably from the field of nuclear receptors.
- The candidate should be experienced in molecular biology and cell biology techniques. Candidates with training in mass spectrometry will be prioritized
- She/he should have an excellent command of written and oral English
- The candidate should be self-driven, highly motivated, and able to collaborate with others to become an integrated part of the research group.
- Salary ranging from pay grade: 57 – 62 (NOK 483 700 – 529 800)
- Stimulating and attractive work environment
- Membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
- Attractive welfare benefits
The application must include:
- Application letter describing how she/he fits the description of the person we seek, including a summary of the applicant's scientific work and interests
- CV summarizing education, positions held, details of academic work, pedagogical and administrative experience and other qualifying activities
- List of publications, published abstracts, presentations that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
- Copies of educational certificates and transcripts of records
- Names and contact details of 2-3 referees stating relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number
Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University's grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.
In accordance with the University of Oslo´s equal opportunities policy, we invite applications from all interested individuals regardless of sex or ethnicity. According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure. The University of Oslo has an Acquisition of Rights Agreement for all employees for the purpose of securing intellectual property rights to research results etc.
Applications sent by email will not be accepted.
Associate Professor Thomas Sæther
Telephone: +47 22851510
Mobile: +47 91325773