Showing posts with label Researcher. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Researcher. Show all posts

Monday, September 6, 2021

Project Assistant in The Department of Marine Sciences

 

The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 53 500 students and 6 500 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.

Project Assistant

The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 53 500 students and 6 500 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study programs attract scientists and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.

The Department of Marine Sciences at the University is Sweden's most complete environment for marine research and marine education, and is one of only a few such organizations in Europe.

 

Tasks

We are looking for a person who will be responsible for processing ADCP data from an Offshore Sensing Sailbuoy. The ideal candidate must possess a high degree of maturity and is capable of understanding technical documents, communicating with industrial partners, capable of independent problem solving, efficient at creating clear reproducible Python code that processes large ADCP datasets from raw to science quality and is able to communicate their work in the form of written manuals and presentations. The candidate must be able to plan, coordinate and carry out their work within predefined deadlines and continuously adapt their plans according to the outcomes of their work.

 

Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Configuration of Sailbuoy ADCP
  • Determine the optimal sampling sequence according to multiple sensors on a Sailbuoy
  • Able to process real-time ADCP data to a readable format for a science audience to ensure sensor functionality
  • Post-processing of the ADCP data to the format required for scientific research
  • Presentation of example process data with expected outputs of manuals and PowerPoint presentations

 

Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Marine Science is required.
  • Experience in physical oceanography, with an understanding of the complex hydrography and transport processes in the oceanic mixed layer. The candidate and must show experience of data analysis from autonomous surface vehicles.
  • Written and oral communication skills including ability to write scientific articles and give scientific presentations.
  • Detailed knowledge of the functionality of an Offshore Sensing Sailbuoy. It is preferable if the candidate is able to pilot a Sailbuoy and understands the platforms’ movements in the water and its data collection procedure.
  • Must be familiar Python coding language, be able to read raw data formats and produce scientific quality output. The candidate will must be able to produce clear, reproducible code.
  • Excellent communication skills in speech and writing in English is essential.

 

 

Terms of employment

First day of employment: As soon as possible and by appointment.

The employment is limited to four months full time from starting date.

You will enjoy a full range of holiday and travel benefits as well as national accident and business travel insurance.

 

Last day for application

21 September 2021

 

The application must contain

CV with education, training and work experiences list.

A document that explains why you are interested in this job.

 

Information

For further information, please contact Professor Sebastiaan Swart, email: sebastiaan.swart@marine.gu.se.

 

In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors, recruitment and staffing companies.

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Researcher in The Institute of Clinical Sciences

 

The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 53 500 students and 6 500 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.

The Institute of Clinical Sciences, Department of Surgery at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg invites applications for a researcher position in cancer research, with placement in Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine at the Sahlgrenska Cancer Center. The research group has a strong desire to generate novel targets for cancer therapy and translate basic research findings into new and innovative clinical trials.

Job assignments

As a researcher will you study copper metabolism and its impact on redox metabolism in the progression of cancer using advanced animal models and cell culture. The ultimate goal is to improve prevention and treatment of solid cancers including breast cancer, lung cancer or melanoma. The position contains a lot of laboratory work, problem solving as well as implementing new techniques in the laboratory, especially regarding the investigation of copper metabolism. The position requires to work independently as well as in collaboration with both national and international colleagues. Identifying and setting-up relevant new collaborations is also expected for a successful project. The researcher will also be required to teach and supervise graduate and undergraduate students in the lab. Ability to work in a collaborative environment is a requirement.

Qualifications

The applicant must have a PhD degree in a field in relevant subject such as cancer therapy or tumor biology and medicine is compulsory for the position. The successful candidate should have a strong background in the field of redox biology and cancer progression and metastasis models. Other requirements are extensive practical laboratory experience, extensive experience in working with both in-vitro and in-vivo cancer models, molecular biology techniques such as Western blot and qPCR, and cancer-related assays.

The candidate should also have strong knowledge in the analysis of various biomedical databases (clinical trials databases; TCGA, cBioPortal, UniPorot etc.). Having advanced microscopy techniques is beneficial. The candidate should also be able to work in close collaboration with other lab members, and have experience in teaching graduate and under-graduate students. Meriting is strong self-discipline, problem-solution oriented workstyle, organizational skills and good communicative and interpersonal team skills. It is understood that the applicant masters scientific writing in English and has good general communication skills in English.

Following the qualitative overall assessment of skills and proficiency, applicants will be selected who are expected to have the best prerequisites for implementing and developing current tasks as well as contributing to a positive development of the scientific group.

Employment

The employment is limited (temporary) for 12 months, 100 % of full-time and is placed at The Institute of Clinical Sciences, The Department of Surgery. Starting date; As soon as possible

For further information regarding the position

If you have questions regarding the position please contact Associate Senior Lecturer, Volkan Sayin: phone; +46 31 786 6971, e-mail; volkan.sayin@gu.se or Professor/Department Chair Eva Angenete; e-mail: eva.angenete@gu.se, phone; +46 31 343 8410

Unions

Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg:
https://www.gu.se/en/about-the-university/work-at-the-university-of-gothenburg/how-to-apply

Information for International Applicants

Choosing a career in a foreign country is a big step. Thus, to give you a general idea of what we and Gothenburg have to offer in terms of benefits and life in general for you and your family/spouse/partner please visit:

https://www.gu.se/en/about-the-university/welcome-services
https://www.movetogothenburg.com/

How to apply

In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. The applicant is asked to provide a cover letter describing why the position has been applied for, future research plans and qualifications in relation to the advertised position, a detailed CV, a list of publications and two references with names and addresses. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline. The selection of candidates is made on the basis of the qualifications registered in the application.

Closing date: 2021-09-23

 

The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.

 

In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors, recruitment and staffing companies.

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Researcher in The Institute of Biomedicine


The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 53 500 students and 6 500 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.

The Institute of Biomedicine is involved in both research and education. In both of these areas, we focus on fundamental knowledge of the living cell – what it consists of, how it works, how its function is directed by the genetic material, and how it interacts with various kinds of micro-organisms. Using this knowledge, we try to elucidate the causes of diseases, and find new ways to diagnose and treat them.

The Institute is composed of the following four departments:

  • The Department of Infectious Diseases
  • The Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  • The Department of Medical Biochemistry and Cell Biology
  • The Department of Laboratory Medicine

At present, the institute has about 360 employees and approximately 440 million SEK in total assets.

The position within the research group led by Professor Joakim Larsson, Department of Infectious Diseases, Institute for Biomedicine, Sahlgrenska academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The focus of the research group is on antibiotic resistance, particularly the role of the external environment. The group consists of 1 professor, 2 associate professors, 7 postdoctoral fellows/researchers as well as student on different levels. (https://www.gu.se/en/biomedicine/about-us/department-of-infectious-diseases/joakim-larsson-group). Larsson also leads the Centre of Antibiotic Resistance Research at University of Gothenburg (CARe; www.gu.se/en/care) with more than 100 active researchers. The group has extensive collaboration with other universities, nationally and internationally. The research is interdisciplinary and has significant funding through e.g. the Swedish Research Councils VR and Formas and regional health care (ALF-VGR).

Job assignments

The researcher will be responsible for exploring the recent origins of antibiotic resistance genes using bioinformatics and comparative genomics. The work involve both planning, execution of the analyses and writing of scientific articles.

Qualifications

PhD in a relevant subject. Extensive experience with bioinformatics, particularly comparative genomics analyses for identification of the evolutionary history of bacterial genes. In-depth experience with research on antibiotic resistance. In-depth experience with relevant software and excellent programming skills. Excellent scientific publication record with relevant articles in relation to the time passed since the applicant´s PhD exam. Excellent ability to communicate science in spoken as well as written English.

Employment

The employment is part time 50% and temporary, 1 year, with placement at the Institute of Biomedicine. First day of employment as agreed.

For further information regarding the position

Please contact Professor Joakim Larsson, e-mail: joakim.larsson@fysiologi.gu.se

Unions

Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg:
https://www.gu.se/en/about-the-university/work-at-the-university-of-gothenburg/how-to-apply

Information for International Applicants

Choosing a career in a foreign country is a big step. Thus, to give you a general idea of what we and Gothenburg have to offer in terms of benefits and life in general for you and your family/spouse/partner please visit:

https://www.gu.se/en/about-the-university/welcome-services
https://www.movetogothenburg.com/

How to apply

In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline. The selection of candidates is made on the basis of the qualifications registered in the application.

Closing date: 2021-09-27

The application should contain:

  • Proof of completed PhD

The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.

In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors, recruitment and staffing companies.

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Friday, July 23, 2021

Research Assistant in Preservation of Blue Biomass

 

DTU wants to contribute to a more sustainable future by developing new technologies so that we can utilize our resources better. The aquatic resources – blue biomasses – has a particular high potential. If you are burning to make a difference for a more sustainable future then this research position may be a possibility for you. In the position at the National Food Institute at DTU (DTU Food) you will therefore preserve blue biomasses to decrease waste and increase utilization of fish raw material.   

You will be associated with two research groups at DTU Food, Research group for Bioactives – Analysis and Application and Research group for Food Microbiology and Hygiene. The position involves close collaboration with the company Royal Greenland (Denmark and Greenland) and with other partners in our EU-project from Iceland, Norway and Malta. Your research will be multidisciplinary including food chemistry, microbiology and technology.    

Responsibilities and qualifications
Your overall focus will be to strengthen the Department’s and Royal Greenland’s competences within preservation of lumpfish roe for increased safe shelf-life using mild processing. Another focus is to preserve lumpfish carcasses for increased utilization. You can expect research travels to Greenland and Malta as a part of your experimental work. You will also train project partners in analytical methods.

Your primary tasks will be to:

  • Characterize composition, oxidative status and microbiota in lumpfish roe and carcass
  • Identify new plant based antioxidants, which efficiently prevents oxidation and microbial growth in lumpfish roe and carcass
  • Evaluate preservation techniques / antioxidants in storage experiments using spectrometry and GC-MS to determine oxidative stability and microbial methods to evaluate safety and microbial stability.

Within the position, you will:

  • Be responsible for own research in collaboration with experienced scientists and technicians in a collaborative environment
  • Perform interdisciplinary research within the fields of lipid oxidation and microbiology
  • Collaborate with the industrial partner Royal Greenland and other project partners
  • Contribute with new knowledge in the field of preservation and increased utilization of fish biomasses for the benefit of industry and society

As a qualified candidate, you need to have:

  • Knowledge in the areas of lipid oxidation / antioxidants and experience with food microbiology is desirable
  • Good laboratory skills preferentially both within food chemistry and microbiology
  • Good collaboration and communication skills (written and oral English)
  • Structured and analytical work approach
  • Skills within statistical analyses of data

As a formal qualification, you must have a master’s degree in engineering or equivalent in the field of Food Technology / Science, Chemistry, Chemical engineering or related areas or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a M.Sc.

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.  

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 20 months. The period of employment will start November 1, 2021. 

You can read more about career paths at DTU here

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Senior Researcher Ann-Dorit Moltke Sørensen (adms@food.dtu.dk; +45 9351 8870), Research group for Bioactives – Analysis and application and Professor Paw Dalgaard (pada@food.dtu.dk; +45 2567 5220), Research group for Food Microbiology and Hygiene. 

You can read more about DTU Food at www.food.dtu.dk.

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 25 August 2021 (Danish time)Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc)

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Food performs research and disseminates sustainable and value-adding solutions in the area of food and health for the benefit of society and industry.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

Apply for this job

Apply no later than 25 August 2021
Apply for the job at DTU Food by completing the following form.

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Researcher in Medical Radiation Physics (temporary employment)

 


The Department of Physics is one of the biggest departments within the Faculty of Science and supports a broad range of basic research in experimental and theoretical physics. It has about 250 employees, of which 95 are PhD students. Many have been internationally recruited. The Department is part of the AlbaNova University Center.

The Department of Physics and Stockholm University is affiliated to Stockholm Dual Career Network (SDCN) that supports expat partners with professional events, career-related advice and by building a social network in their new hometown, www.sdcn.se.

Project description
The position will be associated with the project SINFONIA - Radiation risk appraisal for detrimental effects from medical exposure during management of patients with lymphoma or brain tumour (Home - Sinfonia (sinfonia-appraisal.eu) funded from the Euratom research and training programme under grant agreement No 945196.

The project is focused on the development of a comprehensive system for personalised dosimetry in radiotherapy accounting for stray radiation dose and the risks associated with it. Personalised models of patients will be used with analytical algorithms to estimate dose distributions in out-of-field and partially exposed organs during photon radiation therapy.

Treatment protocols applied in the clinic will be used together with machine-specific parameters to simulate dose delivery characteristics. Measurements and Monte Carlo simulations will be used to estimate out-of-field and in-field dose distribution from stray radiation (neutrons) during proton therapy with the beam scanning technique. 

Main responsibilities
The position involves research and developent of a comprehensive methodology that includes measurement and simulation procedures to account for stray radiation dose in patients with lymphoma or/and brain tumours that receive radiation therapy with photon or proton beams.

Qualification requirements
Researchers are appointed primarily for purposes of research and must hold a Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent degree from another country.

Assessment criteria
In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research skills in dosimetry, Monte Carlo simulations and radiobiological modelling of the effect of radiation on cells as well as risk assessment following medical radiation exposure. The successful applicant will be selected based on documented knowledge relevant for the area of study, knowledge of scientific instrumentations and method, analytical skills, personal motivation and team working skills.

Excellent ability to express themselves in written and spoken English is required. The applicants are encouraged to provide supporting documents that substantiate qualifications, e.g., knowledge, skills, abilities and experience. References and interviews will be used to assess qualifications of the applicants.

Terms of employment
The position involves full-time employment for two years. Start date 2021-10-01 or as per agreement.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Contact
Further information about the position can be obtained from Prof. Iuliana Toma-Dasu, telephone: +46 72 147 42 57, iuliana.livia.dasu@fysik.su.se.

Union representatives
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, saco@saco.su.se, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89, alejandra@st.su.se, and seko@seko.su.se (SEKO).

Application
Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Please include the following information with your application

  • Your contact details and personal data
  • Your highest degree
  • Your language skills
  • Contact details for 2–3 references
    Important: Your academic referees should send us recommendation letters via email to: FV-2665-21.refletters@fysik.su.se and state in the subject line: SU FV-2665-21 + name of the applicant.

and, in addition, please include the following documents

  • Cover letter
  • CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of publications
  • Research proposal (no more than 3 pages) describing:
    – why you are interested in the field/project described in the advertisement
    – why and how you wish to complete the project
    – what makes you suitable for the project in question
  • Copy of PhD diploma
  • Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files).

The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.

You are welcome to apply!

Stockholm University contributes to the development of sustainable democratic society through knowledge, enlightenment and the pursuit of truth.

Closing date: 15/08/2021

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Researcher in The Department of Medical Cell Biology at Uppsala University

 


Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has over 45,000 students, more than 7,000 employees and a turnover of around SEK 7 billion.

The Department of Medical Cell Biology at Uppsala University is a strong and international research environment. The department has about 100 employees, of which about 25 are doctoral students, 20 postdoctoral fellows, and 30 researchers, teachers and professors.

In the GABA Lab, we study GABA signalling in the brain, pancreatic islets and immune cells.

Duties/Project description: The focus will be on studying how GABA regulates intracellular signalling resulting in altered proliferation and cytokine secretion.  A particular focus will be on how GABA and Ca2+ regulate enzymes, gene expression, intracellular Ca2+ concentrations and cytokine secretion in T cells and subsets of T cells.

Requirements: A PhD and a well-documented experience working with immune cells, GABA and Ca2+ using a variety of techniques.

Desirable / other qualifications: Good knowledge of normal GABA signaling in a variety of cell-types.

Salary: Individual salary.
 
Starting date: 01-09-2021 or as otherwise agreed.

Type of employmentTemporary position until 30-08-2022, or 12 months.

Scope of employment: 100 %

For further information about the position please contact: Bryndis Birnir, 018-471 4622, brynids.birnir@mcb.uu.se.

Please submit your application by the 15th of July 2021, UFV-PA 2021/2800.

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Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.

Submit your application through Uppsala University's recruitment system.

Placement: Department of Medical Cell Biology

Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100%

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben seko@uadm.uu.se
ST/TCO tco@fackorg.uu.se
Saco-rådet saco@uadm.uu.se

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2021/2800

Last application date: 2021-07-15

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Researcher in computational biophysics, with focus on artificial intelligence in structural biology

 


Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has over 45,000 students, more than 7,000 employees and a turnover of around SEK 7 billion.

Department of Chemistry – BMC conducts research and education in analytical chemistry, biochemistry and organic chemistry. More than 100 people work at the department. New employees and students are recruited from all over the world and English is the main working language. The department is located at the Biomedical Centre in Uppsala, which facilitates collaborations with research groups in biology, pharmacy, medicine and SciLifeLab and gives access to advanced infrastructure for experimental and theoretical studies. You can find more information about us here.

We are searching for a researcher in computational biophysics, with focus on artificial intelligence in structural biology.

The position is placed in the Westenhoff research group. The team has the goal to uncover structural dynamics of proteins and chemical reactions. The research at the interface of biology, chemistry and physics has resulted in two ERC awards and other high profile grants, and the group continuously publishes in widely recognized journals. Find more information on: http://www.westenhofflab.net/ and on google scholar.

The project: We are looking for a researcher to apply machine learning and artificial intelligence approaches for protein structure prediction and for combining these with the analysis cryo EM data and serial X-ray crystallography. The project also aims at preparing a national infrastructure for proteins structure prediction. We welcome applicants, who contribute own ideas on the project design.

The work duties: Your work duties may be adjusted, depending on the project design and your personal preferences, They may include

  • Research within the specified project.
  • Computational analysis of single-particle cryo EM and/or serial crystallography data with AI or machine learning.
  • Application of machine learning approaches to protein structure prediction.
  • Work towards an implementation plan for a national infrastructure for proteins structure prediction.

Qualifications required: A doctoral degree or a foreign degree equivalent to a doctoral degree in a field, for the employer, relevant to the project.

You are required to have

  • Hands-on expertise with advanced computational data analysis and/or programming in biophysics, structural biology, or chemistry.
  • A very good publication record and publication pipeline, which demonstrates scientific maturity and productivity.  
  • A track record of scientific independence, creativity, team work and results orientation.
  • The ability to express yourself in spoken as well as written English.

We prefer candidates, which have

  • Experience with machine learning and artificial intelligence applied to problems in biophysics or structural biology.   

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: 2020-07-01, or as agreed.

Type of employment: Temporary position for 24 months.

Scope of employment: 100%.

For further information about the position please contact: Prof Sebastian Westenhoff Sebastian.Westenhoff@chem.gu.se, +46 766 18 3936.

Application:  The application should include

  • a brief letter of intent describing yourself, your research interests and why you are suitable for the position.
  • a CV with publication list.
  • a copy of your PhD degree, your grades and a copy of your thesis (can be provided as a link).
  • name and contact information to at least two reference persons (e-mail address and phone no.).

The application should be written in English.

You are welcome to submit your application no later than August 12, 2021 UFV-PA 2021/1996.

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Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.

Submit your application through Uppsala University's recruitment system.

Placement: Department of Chemistry - BMC

Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months

Pay: Individual salary

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100 %

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben seko@uadm.uu.se
ST/TCO tco@fackorg.uu.se
Saco-rådet saco@uadm.uu.se

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2021/1996

Last application date: 2021-08-12

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Friday, July 9, 2021

Clinical Research Associate, HRB Clinical Research Facility, NUI Galway (NUIG RES 137-21)

 


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full time fixed-term position as a Clinical Research Associate at the HRB Clinical Research Facility at the National University of Ireland, Galway. The position is available immediately to 31st December 2022, with potential to extend subject to project success and further funding acquisition.

The HRB Clinical Research Facility, Galway’s (CRFG) remit is to contribute to the development, coordination and service delivery of clinical research in Ireland and the support of emerging academic investigators. Multidisciplinary teams work in a coordinated fashion to improve our understanding of a variety of diseases and to develop new strategies to help tackle these challenges. The Centre provides patients with the latest advances in areas such as psychiatry, cancer, obstetrics and gynaecology, diabetes, inflammatory diseases, critical illness, cystic fibrosis and cardiovascular disease amongst others. We provide supporting services in quality and regulatory oversight, data management, study design and roles associated with the legal sponsorship of regulated clinical trials.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary team engaged with researchers and clinicians to support clinical research activities.

The purpose of this role is to verify that the rights and well-being of human subjects are protected and that the reported trial data are accurate, complete, and verifiable from source documents. The CRA will be working within a highly qualified team to identify, select, initiate and close-out investigational sites for clinical studies in the HRB Clinical Research Facility Galway (CRFG)). They will make sure that the conduct of the trial is in compliance with the currently approved protocol/amendment(s), ensuring adherence to applicable regulations, standards and the principles of International Conference on Harmonisation, Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP).

Duties:

  • Coordinate all necessary activities required for setting up and monitoring a study, completing accurate study status reports and maintaining study documentation.
  • Perform study procedures as required by the protocol and other study duties as delegated to them.
  • Verifying that source data/documents and other trial records are accurate, complete, and are maintained according to GCP principles.
  • Administer protocol, and other study related training, and establish regular lines of communication to manage ongoing project expectations and issues.
  • Evaluate the quality and integrity of study site practices relative to the protocol, applicable regulations. Escalate quality issues to the Quality and Regulatory Manager.
  • Manage the progress of assigned studies by tracking regulatory submissions and approvals, study recruitment, enrollment, case report form (CRF) completion and submission, and data query generation and resolution.
  • Create and maintain appropriate documentation regarding site management, monitoring visit findings and other required study documentation.
  • Assist the team with tasks, provide back-up to the operations team, assist in generation of status reports, providing project metrics, drafting project instructions/guidelines and assist in implementation of new processes.
  • Liaise with different functional team members, e.g. project management, pharmacovigilance, data management, health care professionals e.g. investigators, site coordinators and designees to address project related issues.
  • Undertake periodic internal quality assurance audits as part of the multidisciplinary team
  • Facilitate monitoring visits by external audits by Regulatory Bodies and/or sponsoring Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Maintain the storage of patient records in accordance with institutional policy
  • Compiling reports and updates on clinical research trial activity
  • Perform other duties as assigned by other members of the CRFG

Qualifications/Skills required:

Essential Requirements:

  • A post graduate qualification in a clinical or life sciences related subject or equivalent
  • Have at least four years’ experience in clinical research activities.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Good Clinical Practice as outlined per ICH GCP E6 (R2) and ISO14155.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills to ensure timeline for key project milestones are adhered to.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication/presentation skills.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience in the field of clinical or translational research and/or other academic studies
  • Proven leadership and management skills

Salary: €38,632.00 to €42,200.00 per annum pro rata for shorter and/or part-time contracts (public sector pay policy rules pertaining to new entrants will apply).

Start date: Position is available immediately

Further information on research and working at NUI Galway is available on Research at NUI Galway Researchers at NUI Galway are encouraged to avail of a range of training and development opportunities designed to support their personal career development plans. NUI Galway provides continuing professional development supports for all researchers seeking to build their own career pathways either within or beyond academia.  Researchers are encouraged to engage with our Researcher Development Centre (RDC) upon commencing employment – see www.nuigalway.ie/rdc for further information.

For information on moving to Ireland please see www.euraxess.ie

Further information about HRB CRFG is available at crfg.ie

NB: Gárda vetting is a requirement for this post (as appropriate to Child Protection Policy)

To Apply:

Applicants should send a covering letter, detailed CV and the names and addresses of at least three referees via e-mail (in Word or PDF format only) to: crfg@nuigalway.ie

Applicants must put Ref. No. NUIG RES 137-21 in subject line of e-mail application

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm Thursday 22nd July 2021

Due to the University closure related to COVID-19, interviews may have to take place virtually and start dates may need to be delayed 

NUI Galway reserve the right to readvertise or extend the closing date for this post.

National University of Ireland, Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

All positions are recruited in line with Open, Transparent, Merit (OTM) and Competency based recruitment