A postdoc scholarship in brain tumor biology is available at the Division of Translational Cancer Research. Members of Alexander Pietras’ lab use in vivo, ex vivo, and in vitro modeling to characterize phenotypic plasticity, regulation of brain tumor stemness, mechanisms of therapeutic resistance, and stem cell niche—tumor cell interactions, primarily in high-grade glioma.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant field (ideally cancer or stem cell biology), and experience and expertise in one or more of the following: cell- and molecular biology, in vivo modeling of cancer, bioinformatics. The successful candidate is expected to have first author publication(s) in journals relevant to the field, and strong communication skills in English. Candidates must be highly motivated to pursue postdoctoral studies independently within an international and interactive research group.

Formal requirements for scholarship eligibility:

The applicant should not have been employed by Lund University within the last two years in order to be able to receive a scholarship. PhD degree should not be more than three years old at the last day of applying,

Send a cover letter stating your interest in the position along with your CV to Alexander Pietras ( for consideration. Mark the application with reference number V 2019/2153.