Doctoral student in Experimental and computational Spatial Transcriptomics

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan, Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa

Project description

Third-cycle subject: Biotechnology

The research activity for the PhD student will mainly focus on the study of how spatial gene expression is regulated in key plant processes. This work will involve data generation using cutting-edge techniques, such Spatial Transcriptomics, and computational analysis. Within the framework of this project, we will engage researchers in Europe to benefit from this unique project.

To this end, we are looking for a doctoral student who has a hybrid background in experimental in situ techniques used to study nucleic acids in tissues at transcriptome/genome level, and computational knowledge of Unix and R.

The PhD student will be based at the KTH Department of Gene Technology at SciLifeLab (Science for Life Laboratory) Stockholm.

Supervision: Dr. Stefania Giacomello .

What we offer

  • The possibility to study in a dynamic international research environment in close cooperation with industries and advanced universities the world over.
  • A personal study plan to support your development within your areas of interest.
  • A workplace with many employee benefits and monthly salary according to KTH s Doctoral student salary agreement .
  • A postgraduate education at an institution that is active and supportive in matters pertaining to working conditions, gender equality and diversity as well as study environment.
  • Work and study in Stockholm, one of Europe s fastest growing capitals, which is close to both nature and the sea.
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH .
  • The research is conducted at SciLifeLab within a group of doctoral students, postdoc and technical staff in close connection with the platform operations at SciLifeLab

Eligibility

To be admitted to postgraduate education (Chapter 7, 39 Swedish Higher Education Ordinance), the applicant must have basic eligibility in accordance with either of the following:

  • passed a degree at advanced level,
  • completed course requirements of at least 240 higher education credits, of which at least 60 higher education credits at advanced level, or
  • in any other way acquired within or outside the country acquired essentially equivalent knowledge.
  • For eligibility, prior experimental experience of combined plant tissue and molecular analysis is required as well as knowledge of R and Unix

Selection

In order to succeed as an doctoral student at KTH you need to be goal oriented and persevering in your work. In the selection of the applicants, the following will be assessed:

  • ability to independently pursue his or hers work,
  • ability to collaborate with others,
  • have a professional approach and
  • analyse and work with complex issues.

After the qualification requirements, great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities and personal suitability.

Target degree: Doctoral degree

Information regarding admission and employment

Only those who are or have been admitted to third-cycle studies may be employed as a doctoral student. The term of the initial contract may not exceed one year and may there after be extended. Doctoral students may engage in teaching, research, and administration corresponding to a maximum of 20 % of a full-time position.

Union representatives

You will find contact information for union representatives on KTH's website .

Doctoral section (Students union on KTH Royal Institute of Technology)

You will find contact information for doctoral section on the section's website .

Application

Apply for the position and admission through KTH's recruitment system. It is the applicant s responsibility to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the advertisement.

Applications must be received at the last closing date at midnight, CET/CEST (Central European Time/entral European Summer Time).

Applications must include the following elements:

  • CV including your relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Application letter with a brief description of why you want to pursue research studies, about what your academic interests are and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. (Maximum 2 pages long)
  • Copy of the degree certificate(s) and transcripts of records from your previously attended university-level institutions. Translations into English or Swedish if the original documents are not issued in one of these languages.
  • Representative publications or technical reports. For longer documents, please provide a summary (abstract) and a web link to the full text.

Other information

Gender equality, diversity and zero tolerance against discrimination and harassment are important aspects of KTH's work with quality as well as core values in our organization.

For information about processing of personal data in the recruitment process please read here.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Type of employment: Temporary position longer than 6 months
Working hours: Full time
Salary: Monthly salary according to kth's doctoral student salary agreement
City: Stockholm
Reference number: C-2019-1579
Published: 2019-09-12
Last application date: 2019-09-22


Société

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan

Lieux


Postuler à l'offre


Autres annonces de l'employeur

Postdoc in efficient planning of small-scale hydro power

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan
Stockholm, Stockholms län Publié: 2019-09-16

Research Engineer in Nuclear Engineering

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan
Stockholm, Stockholms län Publié: 2019-09-12

Doctoral student (licentiate degree) in process metallurgy

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan
Stockholm, Stockholms län Publié: 2019-09-12

Doctoral student in Mechanics of unbound road materials

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan
Stockholm, Stockholms län Publié: 2019-09-12

Doctoral student in Astrophysics

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan
Stockholm, Stockholms län Publié: 2019-09-12

Doctoral student in Gender, organization and management

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan
Stockholm, Stockholms län Publié: 2019-09-12

Doctoral student in Micro and Nanotechnology

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan
Stockholm, Stockholms län Publié: 2019-09-12

Doctoral student in biomolecule sensing using micro-chip based techniques

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan
Stockholm, Stockholms län Publié: 2019-09-12

Doctoral student RF/microwave/THz microsystems/MEMS for >200 GHz car radar

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan
Stockholm, Stockholms län Publié: 2019-09-12

Doctoral student in Naval Architecture/Ship seakeeping performance

Kungliga Tekniska högskolan
Stockholm, Stockholms län Publié: 2019-09-12