Position Available in Electrophysiology at Astra,Sweden

Bob Carter Bob.Carter at hassle.se.astra.com
Wed Jan 10 03:14:35 EST 1996

Research Scientist in the field of Cardiac in vitro Electrophysiology

The department of Cardiovascular Pharmacology at Astra Hässle is
offering a good opportunity for an independent researcher in the field 
of cardiac electrophysiology. In the cardiovascular field we are 
presently running projects aimed at developing drugs in the area 
of arrhythmias, thrombosis, atherosclerosis and hypertension. 

In a multi-disciplinary team, the applicant will be responsible for 
identification and characterization of compounds modulating different
kinds of myocardial ion channels, with the purpose of developing an 
effective and safe drug for treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.

The applicant should have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent, and a 
demonstrated postdoctoral record of independent research in the area 
of in vitro cardiac electrophysiology, with experience in techniques 
such as voltage clamp and recording of transmembrane action potentials.
Experience in molecular biology techniques would be an asset. 
The candidate should have good communication skills, experience of 
multi-disciplinary teamwork and power of initiative.

For more information, please contact Dr. Göran Duker, tel. no. +46-31
7761221, Dr. Leif Carlsson, tel. no. +46-31 7761682 or Dr. Tommy 
Abrahamsson tel. no. +46-31 7761435. 

Applications with full details, addressing the assessment criteria, 
should be marked "E-01/96 Researcher" and sent to the following 
address not later than March 15  1996: Astra Hässle AB, Human 
Resources, Att. Paula Wallklev, S-431 83 Mölndal, Sweden, Fax No: +46 
31 776 3746.

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