Postdoctoral fellowship

Oslo universitetssykehus HF
Postdoctoral fellowship
Bli kjent med Oslo universitetssykehus
A postdoctoral 3 year position is vacant.  The postdoc will work on vaccines delivered as DNA or with adenoviral vectors. The studies will be performed in preclinical models for multiple myeloma and influenza. The project leader will be professor Bjarne Bogen at the Department of Immunology and Transfusion Medicine, Oslo University Hospital. The successful candidates will work in a 20-member research team. The research group is part of a stimulating and international research environment of about 100 scientists

Duties and responsibilities

The successful candidate will work on the development of DNA/adenoviral vaccines in mouse models for multiple myeloma and influenza. The aim is to improve a vaccine format (Vaccibodies) that has given promising results as cancer vaccines and influenza vaccines. The work involves (i) making vaccine constructs at the plasmid level (ii) make adenoviral vaccines (iii) use such the vaccines to  immunize mice (iv) analyze immune responses (v) challenge immunized mice with multiple myeloma cells or influenza virus (iv) measure survival.


We seek a highly motivated person with a PhD or equivalent in immunology, molecular biology or related fields. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Prior experience within tumor immunology or influenza research or vaccine development 
  • Prior experience with techniques such as ELISA, flow cytometry, cell sorting, cell culture, molecular biology techniques, protein purification, immunization of mice.
  • Experience in handling mice (FELASA C approval)  


All applicants must apply through WebCruiter and include: 

  • Application letter  
  • CV summarizing all relevant experience  
  • Full list of publications  
  • Copies of educational certificates and transcripts of records 
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 references (include brief information of relation)

The application letter and CV should be in English or in a Scandinavian language.  All other documents could be in English, German, French, Italian or a Scandinavian language. In the evaluation of the applications, an emphasis will be placed on the applicant's academic and personal qualifications, good cooperative skills, and the ability to successfully join into a research team.  

Personal qualities

  • Highly motivated and accurate
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Proficiency in English
  • Good writing skills 

We can offer

  • Full time postdoctoral fellowship for 3 years
  • An exciting and vibrant international scientific environment
  • Potential for personal and Scientific growth
  • Membership in the Norwegian pension fund

Om arbeidsgiveren

Developing tomorrow's treatment - together with the patient.

Oslo University Hospital with 22 000 employees is a learning and forward-thinking organization. We have a leading role in the development of research and innovation, as well as the development of tomorrow's healthcare, precision medicine and treatment. Here you will find some of Norway's leading experts in their fields, and be part of the largest health care workplace in the country. Our work environment is characterized by openness and respect. Regardless of educational background  or experience, you will have the opportunity to develop and use your expertise in a place where it really matters.

Sognsvannveien 20, 0372 Oslo
Forskning, utdanning og vitenskap


DNA/adenoviral, vaccines, influenza, multiple, myeloma

Spørsmål om stillingen

Bjarne Bogen
Professor MDPhD
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Sognsvannveien 20, 0372 Oslo

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Sist endret 9. mar. 2021 13:45

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