Associate Researcher in Immune Oncology

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 Jun 2024

25 May 2024
Job Information

Lunds universitet

Lunds universitet, Medicinska fakulteten, Inst för laboratoriemedicin
Research Field

Medical sciences » Medicine
Researcher Profile

Established Researcher (R3)

Application Deadline

5 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
Associate Professor Marcus Järås ' research group, The Research Group for Targeted Therapies of Leukemia, works in translational projects in immuno-oncology. It is placed at the Division of Clinical Genetics at the Department of Laboratory Medicine and is now looking for a highly motivated and driven Associate Researcher to expand the group. Our new Associate Researcher will primarily work in a project that includes single cell CRISPR screens and cancer stem cells.

Read more about our innovative and experimental research here and here.

Within the research group, we maintain a good working environment with respect and consideration in our relationships with each other.

What we offer
Lund University is a public authority which means that employees get particular benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension scheme. We also have a flexitime agreement that provides good conditions for work/life balance. Read more on the University website about being a Lund University employee Work at Lund University

Work duties 
The Associate Researcher will conduct continued research in our ongoing research project that includes single cell CRISPR screens and cancer stem cells by working on the following tasks:

  • Lentiviral vectors
  • Single-cell CRISPR/Cas9 screens
  • Sequencing
  • Cell cultures
  • Bioinformatics

Requirements for employment are:

  • Doctoral degree (PhD) relevant to the project
  • Documented work on leukemia stem cells
  • Documented experience in single-cell CRISPR/Cas9 screens
  • Precious work with CAR-T
  • Good references from previous supervisors
  • Documented excellent oral and written communication skills in English

Great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities. The tasks require that you can work independently, have good collaboration and communication skills. The Associate Researcher must be able to work both independently and in a group.

Additional qualifications for the position are:

  • Previous work with lentiviral vectors
  • Previous work with sequencing
  • Previous work with cell culture
  • Previous experience in bioinformatics

Further information
The employment is a permanent, fulltime position (100%) starting July 1st or according to agreement. A probationary period of 6 months may be applied.

How to apply
You apply for the position via the University’s recruitment system. The application is to include a personal letter describing how you meet the qualification requirements and why you are interested in the position. The application is also to include a CV with a publication list, a general description of previous research work, a copy of your doctors degree (PhD diploma) and any other documents to which you wish to draw attention (certificates, grade transcripts, details of referees, letters of recommendation, etc.)

The University applies individual salary setting. Please state your salary requirements in your application.

Research Field
Medical sciences
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Research Field
Medical sciences
Years of Research Experience
4 - 10

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

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