Two-year Postdoc Position in Clinical Proteomics – Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen

Posted 6 months ago

This is an opportunity to join the Systems Medicine Research Group at Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen (SDCC).

About the Systems Medicine Research Group

We specialize in the human metabolome and lipidome to design tests for clinical decision-making and to discover novel therapies. We do this by using state-of-the-art mass spectrometry instruments and bioinformatics tools. We plan to integrate clinical proteomics workflow in the laboratory and data analysis. We lead and are partners in various consortia focusing on type 1, type 2 diabetes, and related complications.

The Systems Medicine Research Group is headed by a research leader and currently involves ten scientists.

About the Project
In diabetes, when pancreas stops producing insulin, a cascade of metabolic dysregulations in the body follow. Inability of the cells to incorporate the glucose leads to various adverse effects, including nerve damage, namely neuropathy. Joining our group, you will become a central part of research project, where we will focus on biomarkers development for prediction of distal symmetrical polyneuropathy in type 1 diabetes. Through this translational project you will be able to influence real-life diagnostics applied to patients at Steno Diabetes Center.

The Position

You will work within the Systems Medicine Research Group:

    • You are expected to work in personalized medicine and contribute to dissemination of results.
    • You will work with a quality mindset for creating reproducible research for the benefit of the patient.
    • You will be able to supervise and manage projects.
    • You will take responsibility in maintaining and developing pipelines for high-throughput mass spectrometry proteomics.

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Strong hands-on experience in mass spectrometry proteomics
  • Expertise in samples preparation for proteomics analysis
  • Experience in data analysis and library development for MS-based proteomics
  • Experience in managing collaborative research projects
  • A PhD in a relevant scientific area
  • An interest in precision medicine and translational omics

What we offer

We offer a career path that promotes taking a key role in clinical research projects. We have close interaction with clinicians for patient-related research and an international network with industry and academia for collaborative opportunities.

There will be opportunity to supervise, apply for funding, to develop managing skills and to define and lead proteomics projects.

Recruitment and employment

As part of the recruitment procedure the candidate’s qualifications will be assessed by an academic assessment committee. The employment is in accordance with the Capital Regions collective agreements.

Contact and Information

Applications for the position are accepted online before 15th September 2022. Interviews are expected to be held in week 38 with starting date of employment of the 15th November 2022 or soon after. For further information about the position, please feel free to contact researcher Karolina Sulek or head of the group Cristina Legido Quigley on +45 3091 3393. We welcome applications from all candidates with the relevant professional background and qualifications. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive highly qualified applicant for the position. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

About Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen

Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen (SDCC) is specialized in patient care, research, prevention of diabetes, and in education of health care professionals within diabetes. SDCC is the largest diabetes clinic in Scandinavia, treating annually more than 11,000 children and adults with diabetes.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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