Postdoc in Virology

  • Contract
  • Denmark
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

University of Copenhagen

We’re searching for a extremely motivated and dynamic postdoc for a three-year place, to begin at 1 February 2024 or after settlement.

You can be working within the body of the undertaking FluZooMark, which is a big analysis centre on zoonotic elements of swine influenza viruses funded by the Novo Nordisk Basis ( )

Info on the division could be discovered at:

Our analysis

The analysis group carries out analysis and educating within the areas of enzootic and zoonotic viral infections in animals. Our analysis give attention to zoonotic elements of swine influenza viruses, however we’re additionally concerned in analysis on different viral infections in pigs and different manufacturing animals. The group consist of 1 professor, six publish docs, 5 PhD. College students, two laboratory technicians and a bunch of grasp and BA college students…with virtually equal gender stability. We’re at all times very busy, however have a very good, worldwide working surroundings with plenty of humor, cake membership and versatile work assignments.

Your job

You can be most important liable for the analysis on the pathogenesis of influenza A viruses, together with additional growth of ordinary pathological methods similar to in situ methods (RNA Scope), immunestainings, superior microscopic examinations and single cell visualizations. Moreover, you may be liable for design, preparation and completetion of animal trials in pigs, ferret and different animals

The publish doc’s tasks will primarily include:

  • Analysis in viral pathogenesis, together with publication/tutorial dissemination duties
  • research-based educating
  • sharing data with society
  • elaboration of analysis grant purposes

We’re searching for a extremely motivated and enthusiastic scientist with the next competencies and expertise:

Important expertise and abilities:

  • You may have a PhD in Veterinary Virology or related
  • You’re extremely skilled in veterinary pathology
  • You may have expertise in growth of in situ strategies for viral antigen and genome detection
  • maintain an FELASA ABD certificates or related
  • Proficient communication abilities and talent to work in groups
  • Glorious English abilities written and spoken

Fascinating expertise and abilities:

  • Expertise in animal experimental trials

Place of employment

The place of employment is at college of Well being and Medical Sciences, Institute of veterinary and Animal Sciences, College of Copenhagen. The office is at Frederiksberg Campus. We provide inventive and stimulating working circumstances in dynamic and worldwide analysis surroundings.

Phrases of employment

The employment as postdoc is a full time and fixed-term place for 3 years. Beginning date is 1 February 2024 or after settlement.

Wage, pension and phrases of employment can be in accordance with the settlement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (Danish Confederation of Skilled Associations). At the moment, the month-to-month wage begins at 36,412 DKK/ approx. 4,854 Euro (October 2023-level). Relying on {qualifications}, a complement could also be negotiated. The employer pays an extra 17.1 % to your pension fund.

Non-Danish and Danish candidates could also be eligible for tax reductions, in the event that they maintain a PhD diploma and haven’t lived in Denmark the final 10 years.

The place is roofed by the Job Construction for Educational Employees on the Universities 2020.

For additional info please contact Professor Lars Erik Larsen; e-mail [email protected] ;

International candidates might discover this hyperlink helpful: (Worldwide Employees Mobility).

Software process
Your on-line utility should be submitted in English by clicking ‘Apply now’ under. Moreover your utility should embrace the next paperwork/attachments – all in PDF format:

1. Motivated letter of utility (max. one web page)

2. CV incl. schooling, work/analysis expertise, language abilities and different abilities related for the place

3. A licensed/signed copy of a) PhD certificates and b) Grasp of Science certificates. If the PhD shouldn’t be accomplished, a written assertion from the supervisor will do

4. Listing of publications

5. Instructing portfolio if relevant

Software deadline:  Sunday 19 November 2023, 23.59pm CET

We reserve the fitting to not contemplate materials acquired after the deadline, and to not contemplate purposes that don’t stay as much as the abovementioned necessities.

The additional course of
After the expiry of the deadline for purposes, the licensed recruitment supervisor selects candidates for evaluation on the recommendation of the hiring committee. All candidates are then instantly notified whether or not their utility has been handed for evaluation by an unbiased assessor. As soon as the evaluation work has been accomplished every applicant has the chance to touch upon the a part of the evaluation that pertains to the applicant him/herself.

You may learn concerning the recruitment course of at

The applicant can be assessed in line with the Ministerial Order no. 242 of 13 March 2012 on the Appointment of Educational Employees at Universities.

Interviews are anticipated to be held in week 49.

The College of Copenhagen want to replicate the range of society and encourage all certified candidates to use no matter private background.

A part of the Worldwide Alliance of Analysis Universities (IARU), and amongst Europe’s top-ranking universities, the College of Copenhagen promotes analysis and educating of the best worldwide customary. Wealthy in custom and trendy in outlook, the College offers college students and workers the chance to domesticate their expertise in an bold and casual surroundings. An efficient organisation – with good working circumstances and a collaborative work tradition – creates the best framework for a profitable tutorial profession.

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