Uppsala University, Sweden invites online Application for various Postdoctoral Fellowship in their different Departments. We are providing a list of Postdoc Fellowship positions available at Uppsala University, Sweden.
Eligible candidate may Apply as soon as possible.
(01) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in microbial eukaryote evolution
The Burki lab was recently awarded an ERC Consolidator grant (PlastidOrigin) that aims to study one of the most transformative events in eukaryote evolution–the origin of the photosynthetic organelles (the primary plastids) in Archaeplastida. The main aim of this postdoc position is to characterize novel protist diversity that diverged near the origin of Archaeplastida–the supergroup of eukaryotes where plastids were established more than 1.5 billion years ago. One of the main target environments for sampling will be microbialites. A suite of methods will be employed, including sampling microbialites, long-read metabarcoding, cultivation, microscopy, single-cell transcriptomics, metagenomics, phylogenomics.
The position involves sampling (in particular abroad), lab work, and bioinformatics. Lab work may include: cell isolation, imaging with advanced microscopy, cell-sorting, attempts for cultivation of interesting cells in enrichment cultures, and library preparation for metabarcoding and HTS sequencing. Bioinformatics includes analysis of diversity datasets, phylogenetics, analysis of genomic datasets, phylogenomic. Disseminate results in appropriate formats, including leading peer-reviewed publications and conferences. Training will be provided when necessary. The position includes travels, for short (e.g. conference) or longer period to sampling trips.
Deadline : 2022-11-30
(02) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc summary/title: Researcher in battery recycling
The applicant will work in an interdisciplinary project that involves inorganic synthesis, materials characterization, electrochemical analysis, and battery test. Major duty is to perform experimental work. Applicants will primarily be involved in the relithiation of LFP from spent batteries by using chemical or electrochemical methods. The regenerated LFP will be analyzed through materials characterization and evaluated through battery performance tests.
Deadline : 2022-11-10
(03) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Researcher position in embedded systems
The main task of the position is to develop new paradigm for building embedded systems that are updatable in field after deployment, and efficient and scalable techniques for run-time resource management and safety validation of dynamic updates. Research issues include design and implementation of deterministic multi-thread real-time systems, multiprocessor scheduling, end-to-end latency analysis, and verification of functional and non-functional correctness of embedded systems.
Deadline : 2022-11-15
(04) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in simulating & fitting of neutron scattering data
We are looking for a scientific researchers with a strong background in software development, or software developer with a strong interest in science. You will join a new project, within which applied statistics and information theory will be used to quantify the information content of neutron reflectivity datasets. Using this, we are able to optimize the design of experiments and to make previously impossible experiments possible, as well as to run existing experiments faster and better.
Deadline : 2023-01-02
(05) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in materials synthesis and characterisation of materials for Gen IV lead cooled nuclear reactors
Within the research programme for Inorganic chemistry research is conducted on solution chemical materials synthesis. This implies development of new processes for advanced functional materials and detailed characterisation of all steps taking the precursors in solution into the solid target material upon heating. The materials produced are of different morphologies and complexity. Therefore, a wide range of experimental techniques is required in order to understand and control the reactions and obtain the desired materials. The Post-doc position is directed towards development of durable materials compatible with molten lead at the high temperatures employed in Gen IV nuclear reactors. The research is conducted within the SSF project ”SUNRISE” (SUstainable Nuclear Research In Sweden) directed to development and verification of materials for use in gen IV nuclear reactors. This six-year project is conducted in a close collaboration between KTH, UU and LTU. Therefore, while most of the work is conducted at the solution synthesis group at UU, there will be much collaboration with researchers at KTH (Stockholm) and LTU (Luleå).
Deadline : 2022-11-09
(06) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Researcher
(07) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development- Blue food
The postdoctoral position is part of the new strategic initiative Blue Food Center for future seafood. Blue food has brought together leading universities, institutes, innovation actors, regions, municipalities, organizations and around forty companies from all over the country under the common vision of making Sweden a leading producer of attractive and sustainable seafood. The project involves a close collaboration between Blue Food, Blue Centre Gotland and NRHU at the Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University.
The focus of the Blue Food project, carried out at NRHU, is on strong sustainable development of seafood of the future within environmental and ecological limits. Within the project, connections between resources (seafood) and ecosystems are investigated, and food web studies are currently underway. The project’s focus is on seafood (especially fish in all different life stages) in shallow coastal environments and of relevance for Sweden. Links between habitat, seafood and fishing, including sport fishing, should be investigated from a seafood perspective. Furthermore, the impact on the ecosystem of extraction or supply of species suitable for seafood and other environmental factors should also be investigated. The project also investigates whether sustainable small-scale fishing can have an integral role in marine reserve formation. The postdoctoral fellow will be active in several parts of the Blue food project at NRHU. The basis of the project is an interdisciplinary approach and some of the watchwords are aquaculture, coastal habitats and associated seafood as well as strong sustainable development.
Deadline : 2022-11-21
(08) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in modelling atmospheric phenomena in wind energy
The focus area of this position is the study of the physical features of particular events occurring in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer (ABL) that have a high impact in the dynamics of wind parks and affect their performance. Examples of these events are low level jets, shallow ABLs and wind turbine blockage. This task is mainly accomplished by implementing computational models to represent the aforementioned atmospheric conditions over different regions and their interaction with wind turbines located in wind parks. The regions of interest comprise both offshore and onshore, with a particular interest in complex and forested terrains. The models that will be implemented and used for the CFD simulations should be of sufficient resolution as to represent the turbulence motions across a wind park (including rotor wakes) as well as the changes during the diurnal stability transition. Due to these demands, Large-Eddy Simulations should be employed.
Deadline : 2022-11-11
(09) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral researcher positions in mass spectrometric chemical biology
Deadline : 2022-11-18
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(10) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Researcher in cybersecure machine learning
Machine learning is becoming a key component in many modern devices and services, ranging from personal mobile devices to autonomous vehicles or smart grids. To improve the underlying machine learning models, it is often crucial that devices share data among each other or with a central authority. This raises several privacy and cybersecurity issues and it must be ensured that both user data remains safe and that user’s privacy is ensured. In this project, we investigate how these challenges can be addressed using modern privacy-preserving approaches such as federated learning, differential privacy and machine learning using encrypted data.
Deadline : 2022-11-11
(11) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in Physics
The research conducted at the Department of Physics and Astronomy encompasses a wide range of physics topics, distributed over ten divisions. The department is located in the Ångström laboratory and employs nearly 400 people, 125 of whom are doctoral students. It offers a broad physics curriculum to undergraduate and graduate students, participation in nationally and internationally leading projects for researchers, and opportunities for partnership with industry and various outreach activities. The project will be performed with Westinghouse Electric Sweden AB as project lead. The company is part of the Westinghouse Electric Company, a global-leading supplier of safe and innovative nuclear technology. Westinghouse is present in 21 countries and has about 19,000 employees who work with everything in nuclear power; from research and development, new build, fuel production, service and maintenance to decommissioning when the reactors have reached their end of life. About 50 percent of all reactors in the world are based on Westinghouse technology.
Deadline : 2022-11-30
(12) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in evolutionary ecology
This postdoctoral position forms part of the Human Frontier Science Program project “Bridging robotics and buzz pollination: Reconstructing a bee’s buzz through microrobotics” (2022-2025). It represents a collaboration between the research groups of Dr. Mario Vallejo-Marin (Uppsala University, Sweden) and Dr. Noah Jafferis (University of Massachussetts, Lowe, U.S.A.). Our project exploits new advances in micro-robotics to study a fundamental interaction between bees and flowers during buzz pollination, a phenomenon that includes thousands of plant and bee species around the world. During buzz pollination, bees from as many as 11,000 species use their indirect flight muscles to generate vibrations to shake pollen out of flowers. Buzz pollination captures one of the most striking and widespread examples of floral convergence, occurring in more than 20% of flowering plant families, including crops, such as tomatoes, which depend on vibration-producing bees.
Deadline : 2022-11-01
(13) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in gender dysphoria
We are now looking for you who is interested in becoming a member of our team. This postdoctoral position involves participation in the planning, coordination and implementation of our research studies that aim to provide scientifically robust answers to several of the current knowledge gaps in the field of gender dysphoria (GD). For example, you will be examining core outcomes of gender affirming treatments (GAT) in GD and the safety of those treatments. You will also coordinate a multicenter qualitative study on de/retransition and changed needs for gender-affirming medical care in Sweden.
Deadline : 31 October 2022,
(14) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Up to 5 Post-Doctoral Positions in Computer Systems
The Division of Computer Systems seeks to strengthen its core research activities through the recruitment of up to five promising postdocs. The division’s research includes modeling, design, and analysis of new computer architectures, new methods in computer communication, and new techniques in embedded and real-time systems. In all those areas, the division has produced groundbreaking theoretical and applied results. This call is open to applicants across any of the research fields within the division. Each post-doc will be placed in one of the research groups in the division, but we are particularly interested in applicants who can span multiple groups through collaborative projects. Relevant research groups and projects are:
Deadline : 2022-11-08
(15) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc in microbial microfluidics and cell-sorting
The biodiversity of microbes is known to be extraordinarily high but most species remain uncultivated and we therefore know very little about their evolution and functioning in ecosystems. In this 2-year funded post-doc project, we will develop a microfluidic-assisted cell-sorting method that aims to isolate specific microbial cells from a mixed population in order to retrieve their genome in a targeted fashion.
Deadline : 7th November 2022,
(16) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in Immunology
Deadline : 4 November 2022
(18) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in neurological research
The position is funded from Gunvor och Majvor Lundbergs stiftelse (91141) and Ländells stiftelse för medicinsk forskning (91143). The position will be placed at one of the departments within the faculty of medicine. A letter from the relevant Head of Department should be attached to the application, certifying that the department is prepared to receive the applicant.
Deadline : 7 november 2022
(19) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in clinical research
The position is funded from Astrid Karlssons stiftelse (91448) and Lily och Ragnar Åkerhams stiftelse (91276). The position will be placed at one of the departments within the faculty of medicine. A letter from the relevant Head of Department should be attached to the application, certifying that the department is prepared to receive the applicant.
Deadline : 7 november 2022,
(20) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in cardiovascular disease
The position is funded from Sonja Engströms stiftelse (91048), Rolf och Irma Lindmans stiftelse (91130) and Ländells stiftelse för medicinsk forskning (91143). . The position will be placed at one of the departments within the faculty of medicine. A letter from the relevant Head of Department should be attached to the application, certifying that the department is prepared to receive the applicant
Deadline : 7 november 2022,
(21) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral position in Cancer research
The position is funded from Sonja Engströms stiftelse (91048) and Makarna Stig och Lisa Sundström samt sonen Ola Sundströms minnesstiftelse (91223). The position will be placed at one of the departments within the faculty of medicine. A letter from the relevant Head of Department should be attached to the application, certifying that the department is prepared to receive the applicant
Deadline : 7 november 2022
(22) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: One researcher in software principle and technique for on-body sensory signal processing
Human body can be equipped with wearable electronic devices that generate, process and transmit data in real time to monitor health conditions and perform neurosurgical treatment for patients, for instance, suffering from Parkinson’s disease (PD), essential tremor, dystonia and other neurological conditions. One challenge to realizing such a system is to create a software toolkit for on-body secure, low-power processing and computing signals generated by sensors and actuators. The research assigned to the position has a focus on developing machine learning (ML) modules to process tactile and tremor signals generated by neuromorphic electronic skin (ne-skin). The ne-skin converts analogue tactile signals into electrical pulses, thus encoding the mechanical signals in spike timing. ML algorithms based on artificial neural networks (ANN) will be developed for processing data streams from the ne-skin. The ML algorithms mimic the computation function in the afferent nervous system prior to the brain. To support low-power and high-efficiency signal processing, ML based on spiking neural networks (SNN) will be developed to achieve local, low power signal processing on signals about tremor and tactility.
Deadline : 30th of November 2022
(23) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Researcher (senior postdoc) in spatial proteomics and eukaryote evolution
The Burki lab was recently awarded an ERC Consolidator grant (PlastidOrigin) that aims to study one of the most transformative events in eukaryote evolution–the origin of the photosynthetic organelles (the primary plastids) in Archaeplastida. The main aim of this postdoc/researcher position is to produce the first plastid proteomes for red algae using whole-cell spatial proteomics with the hyperLOPIT method (or alternatively LOPIT-DC). By combining this data to verified proteomes for other archaeplastids, and by searching for homologues in other eukaryotes and prokaryotes, we want to characterize the origin of plastid proteins and the size of the endosymbiotic vs non-endosymbiotic plastid proteomic fractions across archaeplastids. Depending on the expertise of the candidate, a training period may be organised abroad.
Deadline : 3rd of November 2022
(24) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Fixed term researcher position in condensed matter theory with focus on energy and bio-materials
We are looking for a researcher in condensed matter theory for a project on advanced energy and bio-materials. The project is part of a larger effort focusing on new materials for energy and bio applications. These structures can be freely utilized for loading by and sensing of the interesting species like enzymes, DNA, etc. hence offering new possibilities in biosensing and green energy markets. Because of the highly complex geometries understanding of these hybrid nanomaterials at every stage is needed to better tuning the structure-property relation. Other study aims at efficient and sustainable hydrogen generation through developing more accurate transition pathway prediction technique as compared to the available ones, with a prime focus on two-dimensional (2D) materials and to envisage the catalytic reaction mechanism for H2O and CH4 dissociation on such 2D materials achieve efficient H2 production. The project involves the computational work using advanced electronic structure methods and large-scale computer simulations. The duties include collaboration with the various members of the group as well as outside group in Sweden/abroad and the production of research results in form of scientific publications.
Deadline : 3 November 2022
About Uppsala University, Sweden –Official Website
Uppsala University is a research university in Uppsala, Sweden. Founded in 1477, it is the oldest university in Sweden and all of the Nordic countries still in operation. It has ranked among the world’s 100 best universities in several high-profile international rankings during recent years. The university uses “Gratiae veritas naturae” as its motto and embraces natural sciences.
The university rose to pronounced significance during the rise of Sweden as a great power at the end of the 16th century and was then given a relative financial stability with the large donation of King Gustavus Adolphus in the early 17th century. Uppsala also has an important historical place in Swedish national culture, identity and for the Swedish establishment: in historiography, literature, politics, and music. Many aspects of Swedish academic culture in general, such as the white student cap, originated in Uppsala. It shares some peculiarities, such as the student nation system, with Lund University and the University of Helsinki.
Uppsala belongs to the Coimbra Group of European universities and to the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities. The university has nine faculties distributed over three “disciplinary domains”. It has about 44,000 registered students and 2,300 doctoral students. It has a teaching staff of roughly 1,800 (part-time and full-time) out of a total of 6,900 employees. Twenty-eight per cent of the 716 professors at the university are women. Of its turnover of SEK 6.6 billion (approx. USD 775 million) in 2016, 29% was spent on education at Bachelor’s and Master’s level, while 70% was spent on research and research programs.
Architecturally, Uppsala University has traditionally had a strong presence in Fjärdingen, the neighbourhood around the cathedral on the western side of the River Fyris. Despite some more contemporary building developments further away from the centre, Uppsala’s historic centre continues to be dominated by the presence of the university.
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