Deadline: August 8, 2011
A postdoctoral position is available under the supervision of Dr. Benoni Edin in the Department of Integrative Medical Biology (Physiology Section) at the University of Umea, in Sweden. The candidate will lead neurophysiological experiments recording from single muscle afferents in awake-behaving human subjects using the microneurography technique (see Dimitriou and Edin, Curr. Biol. 2010), which was pioneered at Umea University in the 1960s and 70s. In addition to ongoing experiments with well-developed protocols, the candidate will be given the freedom and resources to develop their own research program.
The ideal candidate will possess a background in physiology, practical experience analyzing complex data and a proven track record of publications. A doctoral degree, not more than three years old, is required.
Application for the fellowship should include:
1. A short cover letter (not more than 2 pages) to include a description of your research experience and suitability for the position.
2. Curriculum Vitae including: copies of exams, publication list, technical expertise, education,
3. names and contact information for three referees.
For more information, contact Professor Ben Edin, Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Umeå University, SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden, or via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The position is for two years. Start date after agreement.
Union information is available from SACO +46 (0)90-786 53 65, SEKO civil +46 (0)90-786 52 96 and ST +46 (0)90-786 54 31.
Applications will be discarded or, if the applicant so wishes, returned two years after the position has been filled. Documents sent electronically should be in MS Word or PDF format.
Your complete application, marked with reference number 315-519-11, should be sent to email@example.com (state the reference number as subject) or to the Registrar, Umeå University, SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden to arrive August 8, 2011 at the latest.