Post-doctoral position in the group of Marc Pilon (Gothenburg, Sweden)

Pilon Lab, Göteborg University, Sweden

A post-doctoral position is available immediately in the lab of Marc Pilon to study the developmental genetics of the pharynx and/or the developmental genetics of fat stores in C. elegans. The research will build on ongoing and past research. Please consult the lab’s website for more information about our research: Home

It would be an advantage for the successful applicant to have experience in C. elegans genetics, microscopy and molecular biology. For an applicant to qualify, his/her Ph.D. exam must not be older than 2 years by the time that the position begins. The stipend is for one year, and is extendable to a second year.

The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology at Göteborg University houses about 20 research groups working on a variety of subjects ranging from marine biology to yeast stress resistance and mouse and C. elegans developmental genetics. Many other developmental geneticists are located in the neighboring Medical Genetics department, making Göteborg an interesting place to do a post-doc.

The application should contain the following items:

  • Curriculum vitae including publication record
  • Short letter describing the applicant’s research interests
  • Contacts to two references

Send the application before April 30/2010 to:

Marc Pilon,
Dept Cell Mol Biol, Göteborg University
Medicinaregatan 9C
S-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden

tel: +46-31-786-3279, fax: +46-31-786-3801