Project assistant at the division of Pure and Applied Biochemistry

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 06 Jun 2024

25 May 2024
Job Information

Lunds universitet

Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, LTH, Department of Chemistry (LTH)
Research Field

Chemistry » Biochemistry
Chemistry » Applied chemistry
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

6 Jun 2024 - 21:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Description of the workplace 

The division for Pure and Applied Biochemistry has research and training in the areas of molecular imprinting, bioseparation technology, protein technology, bio and biomimetic sensors, plant breeding/analysis, biomaterials and biomedical nutrition.

We offer 

Lund University is a public authority which means that employees get particular benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension scheme. It is advisable to enter information on what your unit specifically can offer as a new workplace. 
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Work duties 

The position is about developing sustainable plasticizers for bio-based materials. You are expected to understand experimental design, assist in planning and conducting experiments on different formulations of plasticizers. You are expected to write regular update reports and presentations to project partners.


Qualifications  Required qualifications for the position are:

  • You should have knowledge and experience relevant to biotechnology, such as university-level courses in biotechnology, molecular biology, microbiology, bioinformatics, or similar fields.
  • You should have knowledge and practical experience in the artificial leather manufacturing process.
  • You should have experience working on projects involving laboratory work and be able to work in a structured and independent manner towards established goals.
  • You should be responsible and have an awareness of safety in laboratory work.
  • You should have good oral and written proficiency in English.


Additional qualifications for the position are:

  • It is advantageous if you have a Master's degree in biotechnology, molecular biology, or a similar field, or equivalent relevant studies.
  • It is advantageous if you have practical experience in molecular biology laboratory work, such as yeast cultivation.
  • It is advantageous if you have practical experience in biobased material processing.

Consideration will also be given to how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development. 


Further information 

The position is for a fixed time of 3 months at 50% of full time with a starting date at the earliest end of June or upon agreement.

How to apply 

Applications are to be submitted via the University’s recruitment system. The application should include a CV and a personal letter justifying your interest in the position and how it matches your qualifications. The application should also include a degree certificates or equivalent and any other document to which you would like to draw attention (copies of grade transcripts, details of referees, letters of recommendation, etc.)”  

Welcome with your application! 

Research Field
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Research Field
Years of Research Experience
1 - 4

Additional Information
Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
Lunds universitet

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