PhD student position in vascular diseases
Applications are invited for an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) / doctoral student position for the EU-MSCA-ETN project called V.A. Cure.
You will be part of a team of 14 ESRs working on the V.A. Cure project, which aims to uncover core mechanisms of initiation and maintenance of Vascular Anomalies with the final goal to establish novel therapeutic strategies.
Work will be mainly carried out in the University of Oulu, which is one of the largest universities in Finland. With about 16 000 students and approximately 3 000 employees it is a vibrant international scientific community. By combining multidisciplinary research/study approach, high-level infrastructure and wide cooperation with international research and educational institutes it provides the framework and conditions for high-quality, research-driven doctoral education. You will also take part in the international training programme of the V.A. Cure network and participate in various networking and outreach events. This position is supervised by professor Lauri Eklund and affiliated with the Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine (FBMM) (http://www.oulu.fi/fbmm/) and Biocenter Oulu (http://www.oulu.fi/biocenter/). Eklund research group carries out basic and translational research in endothelial cell and extracellular matrix biology. Biochemical, cell biological, 3D culturing models, advanced microscopic imaging modalities, and genetic mouse models are key research techniques in his lab.
In this project, entitled
Identification of pathways regulating pathological perivascular ECM remodeling and its importance for pathogenesis of vascular anomalies (ESR8)
you will work on a research project with the following objectives:
We are looking for a motivated student with a strong commitment to basic and/or translational research, who:
The successful candidate will receive an attractive salary in accordance with MSCA regulations for Early Stage Researchers. The period of employment is 3 years. Starting date: June – October 2019. Contract can be extended depending on the progress.
How to apply
– Make sure you meet the qualifying requirements.
– Submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by e-mail. Please send one pdf file containing:
Deadline for submitting applications: 22 May 2019
The eligible applicants fitting best in the research profile expected for the position will be invited to an on-site or remote interview. All applicants will be notified when the selection process is completed.
Please visit www.vacure.eu for more information on the project, the recruitment and selection criteria. Contact for questions about this position: Lauri.Eklund@oulu.fi