Researcher in Systems Biology
University of Gothenburg Department of Mathematical Sciences

Researcher in Systems Biology

Diary id: PAR 2020/629
Employment level: Fixed term
Location: Department of Mathematical Sciences
Apply by: 2020-06-14

Cvijovic lab belongs to the Division of Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, working in the area of systems biology. The focus of our group is on the development of mathematical models to better understand biological processes related to ageing in unicellular organisms.  The work is highly interdisciplinary with close collaboration with a number experimental research groups in other areas.

Job assignments

The successful candidate will predominantly work on development bulk-surface type of models of cell polarization and its impact on replicative ageing in budding yeast.


Ph.D in Applied Mathematics or a foreign degree corresponding to a Ph.D. in a subject area relevant for the position. The successful candidate is expected to be at ease collaborating with other scientists within a larger team with high capacity to organize and lead projects. Documented experience (e.g in publications) in reaction-diffusion and bulk-surface models as well as model development, analysis, selection and simulations and yeast systems biology is required. Large emphasis will be placed on personal suitability. Fluency in English is expected as well as experience at working in interdisciplinary teams.


Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, 3 months
Extent: 100 %
Location: Department of Mathematical Sciences, Gothenburg
First day of employment: August 15, 2020

For further information regarding the position

Annika Lang,  Head of Unit

+46 31 772 5356

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) Marija Cvijovic

+46 31 772 5321


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Closing date: June 14, 2020 

The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.

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