Postdoctoral researcher in Limnology specialized in lake modelling in Sweden

Project:  WATexR  a Climate JPI project led by Dr Rafa Marce (ICRA, Gerona, ES)

The Department of Limnology at Uppsala University, Sweden is searching for a Post Doctoral researcher specializing in lake modeling.  The post doc will participate in three projects. Common to all projects is the use mathematical models to predict lake hydrothermal structure and lake water quality.

A full description of the position and application instructions are available at. https://uu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:178441/. The deadline for the application is 31 December 2017.

This post was sent by Eleanor Jennings, Chair of NETLAKE.

Two summer jobs in genetic engineering and RNA sequencing of cyanobacteria, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as in architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

The School of Biotechnology offers a curriculum that reflects the multidisciplinary nature of Biotechnology, integrating theoretical and applied science in undergraduate and graduate courses. The school has six departments with about 300 employees, located at AlbaNova University Center in Stockholm and Science for Life Laboratory in Solna. The Biotechnology research within the school is internationally well recognized.

Two summer job positions are offered by KTH:

  1. Genetic engineering of cyanobacteria: The applicant will perform molecular cloning of expression vectors in cyanobacteria. Applicant will perform CRISPR/Cas-based gene editing in cyanobacteria. Applicant will characterize mutant strains using bioreactor cultivation.

See the Euraxess page for info about this job.

2. RNA sequencing of cyanobacteria: The applicant will perform cultivation, RNA extraction, and RNA sequencing of cyanobacteria strains. The applicant will perform analysis of RNA sequencing data.

See the Euraxess page for info about this job.

Deadline for applications: 30 May 2017