Scholarship Description:

The Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Gothenburg is awarding Postdoctoral scholarship: Mammalian meiosis starting in March 1, 2019. Scholarships are available for international students.

Host College/University:

The department is located in the Chemistry House in Chalmers (Campus Johanneberg) and in Lundberg Laboratory at Medicinareberget. At the department, high-quality research and education is conducted in a wide area that extends all the way from atomic and molecular scales through cells to whole organisms. Many of the phenomena we study illustrate the chemical and biological interaction between molecules in our natural environment and in living systems.

Degree level:

Scholarship is available to pursue Postdoctoral program.

Field of Study:

The postdoctoral fellow will study the chromosome dynamics in mammalian meiosis using the combination of cell biological and biochemical approaches using mouse as a model system. Analysis will include CRISPR/Cas9, Cre-loxP, Immunohistochemistry, Immunoprecipitation, RNAseq and biochemistry.

Scholarship Award: 

The scholarship covers a period of 12 months with possibility of prolongation up to a maximum of 24 months in total.


Scholarships are available for international students.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • To be eligible for a post-doc scholarship at the recipient must hold a PhD degree within a relevant field. The applicant must not have been employed at University of Gothenburg in the past two years.
  • Please specify experiences, knowledge or interests necessary for taking part as a postdoc in this project. Remember that a scholarship is not an employment and the qualifications necessary might differ from what you could ask for from an employee.

English Language Requirements:

English proficiency. This requirement is filled through English B/6 level or equivalent. To find out what is deemed as equivalent, please read here.

Applying procedure Instructions:

Written application, including reference number, is to be sent via e-mail to the supervisor and must include the following:

  •  CV.
  •  Personal letter stating the reasons why the study suits the applicant (maximum one page).
  •  List of publications.
  • Two References.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

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Scholarship Deadline:

January 31, 2019.


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