Academic Positions

Postdoc, PET Center, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University 982514

The Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Center at Aarhus University is seeking a Postdoctoral researcher from 1 July 2018 until 30 April 2019 to conduct research in Parkinson's disease (PD) and stem cell therapy. The postdoc will be expected to coordinate studies, analyse and model PET data acquired from scans in models of PD in rat and minipig before and after treatment with stem cells, and in the postmortem processing of brain sections for autoradiography and histological analysis. The preferred candidate will have a PhD in a relevant field and experience in the design of PET studies, the analysis of PET data in small and large animal models, preferably with tracers of the dopamine system, and high level skills using PMOD software. The candidate must also have experience with histology and autoradiography techniques. It is expected that the candidate has published at least 3 first authored manuscripts and has experience in contributing to grant applications. 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 as well as a teaching portfolio. Template for applicant - postdoc must be completed and uploaded under Other information to consider. A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job must be submitted.

    Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in the facultys Guidelines for applicants for academic positions and Aarhus Universitys 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 In such cases, the applicant will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless the application is withdrawn.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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