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PhD Scholarship in Immunology at Lund University

Lund University, Sweden has an opening PhD position. The funding allows successful candidate to work for four years. Applicants should apply before October 10, 2018.

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world's top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malm. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

The Faculty of Medicine is a part of Lund University, and is responsible for education and research within medicine and healthcare. Our academic programs are closely linked with the healthcare system and are firmly anchored in the faculty's strong research tradition. Our research spans a broad field within experimental preclinical research, near-patient clinical research and health sciences research. The Faculty of Medicine, with its 1,800 employees and 2,700 students in Lund and Malm, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

The PhD student will use transgenic animals in combination with state-of-the-art Technologies in single cell RNA sequencing, immunohistochemistry and flow cytometry to assess the innate and adaptive immune responses to Mycobacterium marinum infection in vivo.
- Practical experience from working with in vivo infection models, specifically in vivo models of Mycobacterium marinum infection
- Practical experience from a range of immunological techniques, including flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, cell isolation, fluorescence-activated cell sorting, etc. Eligibility Students with basic eligibility for third-cycle studies are those who- have completed a second-cycle degree- have completed courses of at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits are from second-cycle courses, or- have acquired largely equivalent knowledge in some other way, in Sweden or abroad. The employment of doctoral students is regulated in the Swedish Code of Statues 1998: 80. Only those who are or have been admitted to PhD-studies may be appointed to doctoral studentships. When an appointment to a doctoral studentship is made, the ability of the student to benefit from PhD-studies shall primarily be taken into account. In addition to devoting themselves to their studies, those appointed to doctoral studentships may be required to work with educational tasks, research and administration, in accordance with specific regulations in the ordinance. Type of employment

Limit of tenure, four years according to HF 5 kap 7.


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