Lund University, Scania, Sweden invites online Application for various Postdoctoral Fellowship in their different Departments. We are providing a list of Postdoc Fellowship positions available at Lund University, Scania, Sweden.
Eligible candidate may Apply as soon as possible.
(01) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral fellow in Cardiac inflammation research
We are looking for a driven and motivated Postdoctoral research fellow for an internationally unique project aiming to develop an immunomodulatory treatment against cardiac inflammation. Our unique treatment inhibits inflammation, reduces myocardial damage and improves cardiac function in diseases such as myocardial infarction, myocarditis and sepsis. In-vivo and in-vitro experiments will be performed to define the underlying immunopathological mechanisms and to develop the treatment towards a possible therapy for patients. The position offers a great opportunity to be involved in a project with high potential for future clinical applicability.
Deadline : 05.Dec.2022
(02) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc summary/title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Performing Arts
A postdoctoral position is a fixed-term career development position primarily focused on research. The position is intended as an initial step in a career and shall give the applicant an opportunity to develop their independence as a researcher as well as create conditions to gain further credentials as a researcher.
Deadline : 01.Dec.2022
(03) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral researcher in Molecular Biophysics
This project seeks to deepen molecular-level understanding of amyloidosis as well and will involve detailed comparative studies of amyloid material derived from in vitro and ex vivo sources. It will make extensive use of X-ray and neutron diffraction, cryo-EM, and a wide range of other biophysical techniques, using the MAX-IV and ESS facilities in Sweden as well as the ESRF and ILL X-ray/neutron sources in Grenoble, France.
Deadline : 30.Nov.2022
(04) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral fellow in Medical Radiation Physics
We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow to work within the MR physics group on the development of prostate cancer diagnostics and treatment monitoring in both the clinical and pre-clinical environment. We will use advanced diffusion- and relaxation-MRI to investigate the tissue microstructure and generate parameters that can be used as clinical biomarkers. Emphasis is placed on the ability to work interdisciplinary (i.e., in collaboration with researchers, doctors and international partners) and independently (i.e., through self-initiative, structuring and planning of original research). The MR physics group has a large international collaborative network, which means that travel for planning and execution of various future collaborative projects will be encouraged. Teaching and supervision at the advanced and postgraduate level can be included depending on departmental needs.
Deadline : 30.Nov.2022
(05) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post-doctoral fellow in ecology
Formulation of sustainable forest policies requires solid understanding of environmental and economic impacts of alternative forest management. This postdoc links efforts of two research projects (ForestPath and Green Pole) to investigate how to balance biodiversity, climate, social values and economy as affected by forest management and policy. The postdoc will focus on predicting consequences for biodiversity of alternative forestry practices and assist in tracing them to underlying policy changes. This requires development of robust ways to relate biodiversity to forest structures that are affected by decisions on both how production forest is managed and to what extent areas are excluded from forestry. To this end, existing data will be used to develop models able to predict how management and policy options impact biodiversity in Swedish and Nordic forests.
Deadline : 16.Nov.2022 1
(06) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in biomedical engineering with a focus on acoustofluidics and nanoparticle manipulation
The post doc position is positioned at the division for Nanobiotechnology where the key activities are directed towards microfluidics and lab-on-a-chip technologies. The division holds a frontier position in acoustofluidics research with focus on both fundamental fluid physics in acoustic fields and life science applications of acoustofluidics (https://bme.lth.se/research-pages/nanobiotechnology-and-lab-on-a-chip/). The research is closely linked to the medical faculty within both preclinical and clinical queries, with a goal to develop new technology for sorting, manipulation and analysis of cells and other biological particles. The research is performed in laboratories both at LTH and at the Biomedical Center at Lund University. The department also hosts an infrastructure resource to support the development of microfluidic and lab-on-a-chip systems for research groups at Lund University.
Deadline : 15.Nov.2022
(07) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc position in polymer and membrane chemistry for water electrolysis
This position will be part of the research group for Polymer Technology within the Centre for Analysis and Synthesis (CAS) at the Department of Chemistry. We are a highly international unit and strive to maintain gender balance. Research at CAS focuses on inorganic, organic, polymer and materials synthesis, as well as advanced analysis and characterization techniques, with applications across such topics as photovoltaics, fuel cells, energy storage and catalysis. Read more about our research: Centre for Analysis and Synthesis
Deadline : 14.Nov.2022
(08) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral research fellow in orthopedics
The Clinical and Molecular Osteoporosis Research group, led by Professor Kristina Åkesson, conducts research with a focus on the identification of risk factors contributing to osteoporosis and fragility fractures. The research studies range from clinical- and patient-related to experimental. More information about the research can be found here. The position is located at the Clinical Research Centre (CRC), Malmö, and at the department of orthopedics, Malmö.
Within the research group, we value a good working environment with respect and consideration in our relationships and strive for a workplace that is conducive and stimulating for all co-workers. We work constantly to create conditions for job satisfaction, development and inclusion for all employees. We value both the physical and psychosocial work environment.
Deadline : 11.Nov.2022
(09) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post-doctor in numerical analysis
In many modern applications, like medical image reconstruction, the solution of interest is described by a discontinuous function. Unfortunately, it is a priori unknown where the discontinuities are located and their location has to be determined numerically. In fact, computing discontinuities wrongly or inaccurately could be either fatal (as in obstacle and tumour detection) or scientifically costly. In this project, we solve image reconstruction problems by constructing methods that automatically adjust to the discontinuities of the underlying (observed) data. This adjustment leads to methods, which adaptively (in an iterative manner) reduce the reconstruction error, allowing to obtain the discontinuities more accurately and hence yield qualitatively better reconstructions than state-of-the-art methods, while keeping the computational complexity of the underlying problem on a manageable size.
Project 2: Randomized time stepping schemes
In this project, we focus on the temporal approximation of evolution equations. We aim to construct and analyze randomized time-stepping methods. In the past, randomized methods have been a popular tool for machine learning applications and also quadrature rules in the form of stochastic optimization schemes and Monte Carlo methods. Compared to deterministic methods, they can lead to an increased convergence order or lower computational costs depending on the type of randomization. We plan to apply these successful randomization tools in the field of temporal discretization of differential equations. In particular, we will concentrate on including splitting methods in this context.
This project is funded by the Crafoord Foundation. Read more:
(contact: Monika Eisenmann, [email protected])
Project 3: Convergence analysis of neural/universal differential equations
Here, we will study and develop numerical methods for so-called neural differential equations and more generally, universal differential equations. These are differential equations with embedded universal approximators such as neural networks. Such equations have recently proven to be very useful e.g. for data-driven model discovery and for solving high-dimensional partial differential equations. To use them effectively, they require accurate, stable and fast methods for both forward- and backward-integration of the underlying differential equation, corresponding to evaluation and training of the neural network. Most of the focus in the literature so far has been on implementation issues and on maximising speed, while less effort has been made on quantifying errors. You will help us remedy this situation by performing rigorous convergence analyses in appropriate functional analytic frameworks for both existing methods and for novel methods to be developed within the project.
This project is funded by Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP). WASP is Sweden’s largest individual research program ever, a major national initiative for strategically motivated basic research, education and faculty recruitment. The program addresses research on artificial intelligence and autonomous systems acting in collaboration with humans, adapting to their environment through sensors, information and knowledge, and forming intelligent systems-of-systems.
Deadline : 09.Nov.2022
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(10) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post-doctor in Legal Theory or International law ref. to Quantum Computing
The Faculty of Law is advertising one post-doctoral position within the research project QSHIFT: Decision-making in the age of Quantum Computing. QSHIFT is an interdisciplinary research group located in Berlin (Neuroscience, Charité), Copenhagen (Law), St. Gallen (Media & Communication) and Lund (Law). The aim of QSHIFT is to explore the cultural, social and legal significance of quantum computing for human decision-making. The activities of QSHIFT at Lund are coordinated by Dr. Valentin Jeutner. The three-year project is funded by FORTE / CHANSE. The Lund team explores the legal significance of quantum computing within the context of human decision-making. The overarching question is whether the availability of information and technological expertise impacts a human’s ability to make independent decisions in a legally relevant manner. Specific questions in the context of quantum technology include but are not limited to, for instance, whether human decision-makers at times of crisis (e.g. war, pandemic, natural disasters) have a duty to defer to recommendations generated by quantum models; whether the emergence of highly sophisticated technologies like quantum computing undermines the decision-making autonomy of ordinary individuals; whether existing legal standards for decision-making are also applicable to quantum technology; whether the legal analysis concerning the way in which general AI impairs/enhances a human decision-maker’s decision-making process can be applied to quantum technologies.
Deadline : 09.Nov.2022
(11) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral fellow with focus on studying the Milky Way as a galaxy using large surveys
The employee will mainly do research. The main area of research will be Galactic Archeaology, the study of the Milky Way as a galaxy. The group is working extensively with results from large spectroscopic stellar surveys of the Milky Way stars. By using these data we build an understanding of how the Milky Way formed and evolved. During the coming five years we will focus our studies on the stars-formation history of the Milky Way and how that is influenced by the merger of the Milky Way with smaller galaxies. Essential for success in this work is the continued development of age determinations for individual stars as well as for stellar populations and how the so called selection function of the surveys influence the interpretation of the results.
Deadline : 08.Nov.2022
(12) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Theoretical Astrophysics
The researcher will work in collaboration with Dr. Oscar Agertz and the galaxy formation group in Lund. Applicants are encouraged to define their own research, but will also get the opportunity to participate in projects on a wide range of topics, including cosmological zoom simulations of galaxy formation, the origin of the Milky Way, dwarf galaxy formation, and galactic scale models of the turbulent interstellar medium. The group has allocations on domestic supercomputer facilities, which the researcher will get access to.
Teaching may also be included but is voluntary. The position includes the opportunity for three weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning.
Deadline : 07.Nov.2022
(13) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in TEM advanced metal processing
The position is situated in the research group on Joining and Corrosion within the Division of Production and Materials Engineering (IProd) at the Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences. The division conducts research, development, teaching and industrial collaboration in the field of materials and production engineering with projects such as on Industry 4.0, machining, digitalization of manufacturing processes and sustainable production. The subject area is interdisciplinary and often applied in nature. In this addressed part of the research group has a more fundamental character where advanced characterization methods are used to study industry related research questions. We are interested in new materials, processes, and approaches to achieve understanding of fundamental dynamic processes in modern manufacturing.
Deadline : 06.Nov.2022
About Lund University, Scania, Sweden – Official Website
Lund University is a prestigious university in Sweden and one of northern Europe’s oldest universities. The university is located in the city of Lund in the province of Scania, Sweden. It traces its roots back to 1425, when a Franciscan studium generale was founded in Lund. After Sweden won Scania from Denmark in the 1658 Treaty of Roskilde, the university was officially founded in 1666 on the location of the old studium generale next to Lund Cathedral.
Lund University has nine faculties, with additional campuses in the cities of Malmö and Helsingborg, with 40,000 students in 270 different programmes and 1,300 freestanding courses. The university has some 600 partner universities in nearly 70 countries and it belongs to the League of European Research Universities as well as the global Universitas 21 network. Lund University is consistently ranked among the world’s top 100 universities.
Two major facilities for materials research are in Lund University: MAX IV, a synchrotron radiation laboratory – inaugurated in June 2016, and European Spallation Source (ESS), a new European facility that will provide up to 100 times brighter neutron beams than existing facilities today, to be opened in 2023.
The university centers on the Lundagård park adjacent to the Lund Cathedral, with various departments spread in different locations in town, but mostly concentrated in a belt stretching north from the park connecting to the university hospital area and continuing out to the northeastern periphery of the town, where one finds the large campus of the Faculty of Engineering.
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