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Post-doctoral position: cell biology and microscopy/bio-imaging 813686

A post-doctoral position is available starting April 15th 2016 or ASAP in the group of Associate Professor Lene N. Nejsum, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark. The focus of the research group is regulation of body water balance with special focus on epithelial cells and the dynamic regulation of plasma membrane transport proteins in response to changes in water balance.

We are seeking a highly motivated, independent and talented post doc with hands-on experience in cell biology and microscopy/bio-imaging to study regulation of transport proteins involved in controlling body water balance. Experience with super resolution imaging and image analysis of super resolution data, is an advantage.

We offer a friendly, interdisciplinary, collaborative and fun work environment.

Applicants must have a PhD in molecular biology, cell biology, biophysics or equivalent. Good written and oral English skills are expected. Hands-on experience in bio-imaging and/or super resolution imaging with a proven publication record is preferred. CV must include names and contact information of 2-3 references.

Further inquiries should be emailed to associate professor Lene N. Nejsum (

The position is initially for one year with the possibility to extend for an additional year. It is expected that the applicant will apply for further funding. Required qualifications

Appointment as a postdoc requires academic qualifications at PhD level.

Formalities and references

  • Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.
  • The appointment is in accordance with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (Akademikerne).
  • Remuneration is in accordance with the above, and the Salary agreement catalogue for staff at Health.
  • Further information on qualification requirements and job description can be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities (in Danish).
  • Application

    Applications must be accompanied by a CV, diploma, a list of publications, a research plan as well as a teaching portfolio. A maximum of ten of the publications of greatest relevance to the job must be submitted. If you have an assessment within the same job title (completed after March 1, 2016 at AU, Health), then this can be attached to the application.

    Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in the faculty's Guidelines for applicants and Aarhus University's Guidelines on the use of teaching portfolios.

    The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its assessment. In such cases, the applicant will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless the application is withdrawn.

    Applications submitted through channels other than the online application form below or applications which are not received by the application deadline will not be considered.

    All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.


    All applications must be made online and received by:

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