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Open position: Postdoc scholarship in virology/infectious diseases in the Fors Connolly lab

The Department of Clinical Microbiology at Umeå University is seeking a postdoctoral research fellowship in virology/infectious diseases. The fellowship is for two years full time.

The position will be carried out in Dr Fors Connolly´s research group, who is also a MIMS Clinical Research Fellow. The position is interdisciplinary with clinicians, statisticians, epidemiologists and biomedical researchers. Recently, the research group of Fors Connolly published an epidemiological paper in The Lancet regarding the association between COVID-19 and acute cardiovascular events. The research focus is on determining underlying mechanisms of disease pathogenesis of COVID-19, Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome and Influenza.

Apply before 31 January 2022. 

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Contact person: Anne-Marie Fors Connolly, Department of Clinical Microbiology, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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