The Department of Comparative Physiology, Uppsala University offers multiple PhD positions in the field of Innate Immunity, especially blood cell synthesis and differentiation in a crustacean.

This project will focus on the molecular details of hematopoiesis in crayfish. During recent years we have focused on this type of studies and published several studies on different factors and their involvement in hematopoiesis. The successful candidate will settle the exact profiles of her/his PhD project together with the supervisor, Professor Kenneth Söderhäll and the Head of the Department of Organismal Biology Irene Söderhäll, respectively.

Candidate Requirements

Successful candidates for these positions should have a masters or honors thesis in a molecular biology oriented subject. Proficiency in English is a requirement. The successful candidate should have a keen interest in innate immunity, and ideally experience from previous work on molecular immunology and molecular cell biology.

Application Procedure

The application should include a letter of intent describing yourself, your undergraduate training, research interests and your research experience if any, and why the position is of interest. It should further include Curriculum vitae, an authorized copy of the undergraduate degree, and the names and contact information (address, email address, and phone number) of two reference persons. Relevant publications (including BSc/MSc thesis) should be enclosed.

Applications are done online via the website of Uppsala University, Sweden.

Further Details

For more information please contact Irene Söderhäll
(Ph. +46 18 471 28 17

Note, application deadline to the PhD Position in Physiology, Uppsala University, Sweden is 01 February, 2012.

Please mention on your application while applying for this scholarship.

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