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Postdoctoral Researcher position: Nanocapsules and recombinant proteins for nutritious vegan cheese making

Malmo

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About Malmö University

Malmö University is an innovative, urban and international institute of higher education, located in the centre of Malmö. We have around 1,800 employees and 24,000 students. Our research and education are characterised by the role we believe a university should play in an open society — to contribute to sustainability and equality in a scientifically grounded way with external partners and stakeholders. Identifying and addressing the challenges of the future are of highest priority. Our researchers and students work collaboratively to create, share and spread knowledge in order to understand, explain and develop society — both locally and globally.

Faculty of Health and Society

Our education and research is conducted with the vision of promoting health and participation. The faculty conducts research that focuses on societal problems and seeks solutions in several fields of research. We develop leading professional education programs that provide healthcare, social work and enterprises with competent staff. Our education and research are located in three locations in Malmö. Read more about the Faculty of Health and Society here.

Research environment

The major part of the research at the faculty addresses the two research and educational profiles “Biological Interfaces” and “Health and Social Conditions in a Life Cycle Perspective”. The position will be active in Biological Interfaces, which has a focus on the interplay between materials, biomolecules, and cells, on molecular, nano, micro, and macroscopic levels. The faculty research is also linked to the research programme “Biofilms – Research Center for Biointerfaces” (www.mau.se/biofilms) which combines research with medical, dental, food, and environmental applications, at three faculties, in close collaboration with regional industry.

Postdoctoral researcher position: Nanocapsules and recombinant proteins for nutritious vegan cheese making

The focus of the project will be on the development of nanocapsules for vegan cheese making.

The main tasks of the post-doc will be the following:

1. Production of recombinant milk proteins.
2. Formulation of nanocapsules based on milk proteins, with properties that mimic casein micelles.
3. Structural determination of the capsules SAXS among other techniques.

Apart from carrying out research within these areas, the applicant is expected to take responsibility for the maintenance of the instruments involved and to be active by supervising postgraduate students and fellow scientists in the techniques, and also participate in teaching at postgraduate and graduate levels. In addition, the applicant will be expected to take part in applications for external funding to support research activities.

Required Qualifications and Criteria for Assessment of Applicants

Candidates must have demonstrated scientific competence corresponding to a doctoral degree in biophysics, pharmacy or biomedicine. The ideal candidate has a cross-disciplinary background with general competence in formulation chemistry and molecular biology. Previous hands-on experience in DLS and small-angle X-ray scattering is required. Previous experience of having worked with biomolecules in formulation chemistry and recombinant protein production is required.

For more information contact

Marité Cárdenas, Professor at the Department of Biomedical Science. Phone: +46 725 46 48 19, E-mail: marite.cardenas@mau.se
For general questions regarding employment at Malmö university, contact HR-specialist Jill Moberger +46 (0)40 6657840, jill.moberger@mau.se

In our recruitment work, Malmö University has taken a stand regarding recruitment channels and marketing. We therefore decline all offers of advertising and recruitment assistance in connection with this advertisement.

Application

You apply through Malmö University’s recruitment system by clicking the button “apply/ansök”. You have the responsibility that your application is complete according to the adverted position and your application must be received no later than November 15, 2020.

The application should contain the following:

1. A brief summary of scientific, teaching and other qualifications relevant to the position
2. Attested copies of certificates
3. Signed list of qualifications (CV)
4. List of scientific publications and developed teaching materials
5. Copies of three of your most relevant scientific publications
6. References

Additional information

One-year position (full-time), starting January 15, 2020 or by agreement. The position can be prolonged beyond the first year.

Malmö University is a workplace and higher education institution that is characterised by an open and inclusive approach, where gender equality and equal terms add value to our activities. Malmö University applies individual salary setting.

Trade union representatives

SACO-S: Ann-Mari Campbell, ann-mari.campbell@mau.se
Lärarförbundet: Carl-Erik Blomberg, carl-erik.blomberg@mau.se
OFR/S (ST): Naser Eftekharian, naser.eftekharian@mau.se

Welcome with your application!

You apply no later than 15/12/2020 by clicking the apply button.

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Post expires on Tuesday December 15th, 2020

1-2 postdoctoral research positions at the Department of Criminology

Malmo

Ref REK2020/256

About Malmö University
Malmö University is an innovative, urban and international institute of higher education, located in the centre of Malmö. We have around 1,800 employees and 24,000 students. Our research and education are characterised by the role we believe a university should play in an open society — to contribute to sustainability and equality in a scientifically grounded way with external partners and stakeholders. Identifying and addressing the challenges of the future are of highest priority. Our researchers and students work collaboratively to create, share and spread knowledge in order to understand, explain and develop society — both locally and globally.

Faculty of Health and Society
Our education and research are conducted with the vision of promoting health and participation. The faculty conducts research that focuses on societal problems and seeks solutions in several fields of research. We develop leading professional education programs that provide healthcare, social work and enterprises with competent staff. Our education and research are located in three locations in Malmö.

Department of Criminology
The research profile at the Department of Criminology has broad scope and diversity. It addresses both fundamental aspects of crime and its explanation and applied topics of criminal justice and its response to crime. Within the departments research significant weight is given, in part, to the understanding of how the interaction between individual, contextual and societal processes cause crime and related problems, whilst other areas address how work within crime prevention and insecurity can become knowledge-based. The research integrates theory and the empirical and forms the basis for theory development and its application within areas designated to prevent and react to crime. The subject is interdisciplinary, which implies the collection and integration of theoretical and methodological concepts and also applications from different knowledge fields.

The research covers an array of different questions that, on the whole, falls into four areas of focus; The development of crime and its causes, The geographical variation of criminality and insecurity, Victimology, and Prevention and intervention research. Within these subsequent areas there exists practical and applied elements.

Our research is being developed in close cooperation with local and national organizations and authorities as well as with national and international academic partners.

About the position
The position entails self-initiated research as well as in collaboration with other staff members at the Department of Criminology, Malmö University. Teaching up to 20 % is also included. As a postdoctoral fellow, you are expected to bring plans for your own research, collaborate with colleagues at the department, participate in higher seminar and other research activities. You are expected to perform high level research and publish in international, scientific journals.

Qualifications
Postdoctoral positions are appointed primarily for purposes of research. As an applicant, you are expected to hold a PhD in Criminology or any other relevant discipline such as sociology, psychology, or political science. Ongoing or planned research should be aligned to the departments research profile and areas of focus (see https://mau.se/en/research/research-subjects/criminology/

The degree should have been completed no more than three years before the deadline for application. An older degree may be acceptable under special circumstances, which may involve sick leave, parental leave, clinical attachment, elected positions in trade unions, or similar.

In the appointment process, particular weight will be given to research proficiency. Weight will also be given to cooperation skills.

We are looking for a flexible, communicative and collaborative candidate. Independence and strong motivation is expected. Proficiency in the Swedish language is not required. We do however require that you possess excellent English language skills.

For more information contact
Head of department Anna-Karin Ivert, anna-karin.ivert@mau.se
HR-specialist, Jill Moberger, jill.morberger@mau.se 
Malmö University kindly but firmly declines direct contact with recruiting and staffing agencies, as well as job advertising sellers.

Form of employment
Temporary position, two years full-time.
Malmö University is a place of work and a university that is characterized by an open and inclusive approach, where equality and equal opportunities add value to our business. At Malmö University, individual salary negotiations apply.The ApplicationYou apply through Malmö University’s recruitment system by clicking the button “apply/ansök”. You have the responsibility that your application is complete according to the adverted position and your application must be received no later than 2021-01-03

The application shall include the following:

  1. Cover page with application reference number and your contact details
  2. A personal letter, regarding your motivations and skills. The letter should also include a short description of planned research and how it relates to the departments research profile and areas of focus.
  3. CV including brief summaries of scientific, teaching and other academic activities and competences, including a list of publications
  4. Three selected publications
  5. Certificate of PhD degree
  6. Contact info to three reference persons

The educational qualifications may be documented with guidance from Qualifications portfolio for lecturers/researchers at Malmö University.  
See also Appointment Rules at Malmö University.

Books and any other documents, such as publications, that cannot be sent electronically should be sent in triplicate in an envelope marked with reference number REK2020/256 and posted to the HR Department, Malmö University, 205 06 Malmö. If the documents weigh more than 2 kg, they should be sent to the delivery address: HR Department, Malmö University, Matrosgatan 1, 211 18 Malmö, marked with reference number REK2020/256

Start date
Start date as per agreement, preferably spring 2021

Union representatives
SACO-S Desirée anvir tel 040-665 7008
OFR/Lärarförbundet, Carl-Erik Blomberg tel: 040-665 82 89
OFR/S (ST) Naser Eftekharian tel: 040-665 76 49

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

You apply no later than 03/01/2021 by clicking the apply button.

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Post expires on Sunday January 3rd, 2021

Doctoral student in Computer Science

Malmo

Ref REK 2020/253

About Malmö University
Malmö University is an innovative, urban and international institute of higher education, located in the centre of Malmö. We have around 1,800 employees and 24,000 students. Our research and education are characterised by the role we believe a university should play in an open society — to contribute to sustainability and equality in a scientifically grounded way with external partners and stakeholders. Identifying and addressing the challenges of the future are of highest priority. Our researchers and students work collaboratively to create, share and spread knowledge in order to understand, explain and develop society — both locally and globally.

Faculty
The Faculty of Technology and Society, TS, conducts education and research with a focus on technology and natural sciences, in close collaboration with industry and other social actors and higher education institutions. The two departments at the faculty are: Computer Science and Media Technology and Materials Science and Applied Mathematics.

Department
The Department of Computer Science and Media Technology provides research-linked courses and study programmes at first-cycle and second-cycle level. The department conducts research in: Computer science, Information Systems, Software Engineering and Media and Communication Technology. Education and research are conducted in close collaboration with parties from both the private and public sectors.

Work duties
As part of the Internet of Things and People research center, you are expected to continuously develop your capabilities and knowledge as part of an internationally active research team. Your work will be to:

  • Conduct research in the rapidly expanding field of digital health technology, where the first study is applied to the quantification of Parkinson’s disease symptoms.
  • Review and analyze relevant scientific and technical literature in the field.
  • Based on current research and state-of-the-art technology, develop novel approaches to collect and analyze data from patients. The following programming languages are likely to be used: web technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript, as well as data analysis frameworks such as R, Matlab or Python.
  • Employ signal processing and machine learning techniques to extract meaningful information from raw sensor inputs such as accelerometers, and apply this to e.g. gait analysis, bradykinesia and tremor detection.
  • Systematically test developed solutions in lab and with patients to validate your research.
  • Engage with national and international research collaborators.
  • Present research results in scientific publications and specialized events.

Those appointed to doctoral studentships shall primarily devote themselves to their studies. Those appointed to doctoral studentships may, however, work to a limited extent with educational tasks, research, artistic research and administration, however, duties of this kind may not comprise more than 20 per cent of a full-time post (Chapter 5, Section 2 of the Higher Education Ordinance).

Qualifications
Only those who are or have been admitted to third-cycle courses and study programmes at a higher education may be appointed to doctoral studentships (Chapter 5, Section 3 of the Higher Education Ordinance). Preparation of admission to postgraduate education and employment as a doctoral student take place in parallel. Those who have basic requirements for admission will have:

  • passed a degree at advanced level, or
  • completed course requirements of at least 240 ECTS, of which 60 ECTS at advanced level, or
  • in some other way, in- or outside Sweden, have acquired equivalent knowledge. (HEO Chapter 7 section 39)

The ability to work independently as well as collaboratively is also required.

Specific requirements
Being able to demonstrate the following skills and experience is desirable:

  • Experience with software development using different programming languages.
  • Experience with web application, mobile phone app, or embedded systems development.
  • Experience with signal processing and/or machine learning.
  • Methodological and scientific maturity.
  • Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English.

Assesment criteria
When selecting between applicants for vacant positions, the ability to complete postgraduate education is assesed (HEO Chapter 7 Section 5)

Selection is also made based on the qualifications mentioned above. 

Further information

Head of department, Bo Peterson, 040-6657619, bo.peterson@mau.se

Project leader, Dario Salvi, 040-6658272, dario.salvi@mau.se

HR-specialist, Sara Eriksson, sara.eriksson@mau.se

In our recruitment work, Malmö University has taken a stand regarding recruitment channels and marketing. We therefore decline all offers of advertising and recruitment assistance in connection with this advertisement.

Application
You may apply for this position via Malmö University’s recruitment system by clicking on the “Apply” button. As an applicant, you are responsible for ensuring that your application is completed in accordance with the advertisement, and that it is provided to the University no later than 2020-12-14. The applicant is responsible for ensuring that the University can read what is written in the application. If the application is not written in Swedish, English or any of the Nordic languages, the applicant is responsible for the application and its appendices being translated.

The application must include:

  • A cover letter, on a maximum of 2 pages, where you describe your experience, background and competence related to the applied position that makes you the most suitable candidate
  • CV
  • Diplomas, transcript of records and other certificates relevant for the position
  • A brief research plan presenting the focus of research and a thesis concept, and how this relates to the specific post (max 4 pages). The research plan must contain an overall purpose, questions that the project intends to answer, an account of the methodological approach, a description of material collection and type of research material and an account of the theoretical framework
  • Independent work at advanced level (including master thesis or equivalent)

Miscellaneous
The post is full-time and for a limited period, in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance Chapter 5 Section 7

Malmö University is a workplace and higher education institution that is characterised by an open and inclusive approach, where gender equality and equal terms add value to our activities.

Start date
2021-03-01

Union representatives
SACO-S Mats Syde, mats.syde@mau.se

OFR/ST Bodil Sterner, bodil.sterner@mau.se

We are looking forward to receive your application!

You apply no later than 14/12/2020 by clicking the apply button.

Read the job description at the university homepage

Apply

Post expires on Monday December 14th, 2020