Lund University

Lund, Skåne, Sweden

Full time Job

Dec 9

Post-doc scholarship at the Department of Translational Medicine within Anders Bjartell’s Division of Urological Cancers research group

The project focuses on studying novel biomarkers in prostate cancer tumor environment. The aim is to identify biomarkers associated with treatment resistance and disease progression with multiplex imaging in both human tissue and tissue from animal tumor models. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with a background in cell and molecular biology and/or translational medicine who has the scientific ambition that is required to join a highly motivated and supportive research team. Previous knowledge and experience in animal models is desired. Experience with cell culture, immunohistochemistry/ immunofluorescence, microscopy and image analysis is of benefit.

The candidate should have very good communication and collaboration skills and should be able to work independently.

The position will be carried out at the Division of Translational Cancer Research (TCR), a part of the Lund University Cancer Center at Medicon Village, Lund. TCR is a high-quality research center with numerous research groups and top of the art infrastructure. The Bjartell team consists of basic and clinical researchers focused on translational prostate cancer research. Read more about our research:ö

Lund University was founded in 1666, is consistently ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40,000 students and 8,160 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö, Sweden. Lund is the most popular study location in Sweden. The University offers one of the broadest ranges of programmes and courses in Scandinavia, based on cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge research. The University has a distinct international profile, with partner universities in 67 countries. For more information, please visit: 

Scholarship period: The scholarship covers a period of 6 months with possibility of prolongation up to a maximum of 24 months in total.

Scholarship amount: 78000 SEK per quarter (three months)

Preliminary start date: February 2022 

Supervisor/contact person: Professor and head of research group Anders Bjartell ( or +46 40 33 63 98)


-       To be eligible for a post-doc scholarship at Lund University the recipient must hold a PhD degree within a relevant field. The PhD degree must not be from Lund University. The PhD degree must not be older than three years. The applicant must not have been employed at Lund University in the past two years.

Written application, including reference number Dnr V 2021/3017, is to be sent via e-mail to: and must include the following:

-       CV

-       Personal letter stating the reasons why the study suits the applicant (maximum one page)

-       References (2) 

We accept applications continuously with final deadline of 19th of December 2021. 

Information regarding scholarships at Lund University

-       The scholarship sum is paid quarterly and in advance 

-       The scholarship is a grant and therefore not subjected to tax deduction

-       A scholarship can be awarded for 24 months but will be reviewed after 6 months 

-       The scholarship is intended for the recipient’s own education and does not constitute compensation for work carried out for the University.

-       The scholarship does not constitute a pensionable income.

-       The scholarship does not include financial compensation for parental leave.

-       The scholarship does not entitle the recipient to unemployment benefits after the scholarship period. 

-       The scholarship follows the regulations established by the Vice-Chancellor of Lund University (June 27th 2013; Reg. No PE 2013/356).

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