Laboratory Assistant in Cell Reprogramming (PA2023/2833)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Oct 2023

Description of the workplace
The Cell Reprogramming in Hematopoiesis and Immunity group studies how hematopoietic cell fate is specified, maintained, and eventually modified or reversed. Inspired from the fields of stem cell biology, immunology, and cancer we use an interdisciplinary approach to mechanistically understand hematopoietic and immune cell identities and translate our findings into novel gene and cell therapies. Our group is now recruiting a full-time laboratory assistant that will work on cancer cell reprogramming during one year. The group focuses on cell reprogramming, hematopoiesis, and the development of cell and gene immunotherapeutic strategies. You can read more about our research here .

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

Work duties and areas of responsibility
The successful applicant will be working as both lab technician and administrative (50-50). Lab managing duties include general organization and management of lab space, preparation and verification of lab reagents and materials stock and ordering. It is also expected that the applicant provides assistance of research group members with molecular cloning, genotyping, systematic in vitro experiments, as well as aids in other tasks related with routine lab work. Administrative functions involve liaise with HR, grant reporting, scheduling meetings and trips, as well managing administrative platforms at LU.

The requirements for the position are:

  • - A Bachelor-degree or MSc-degree in Molecular Biology or related field
  • - Experience in cell culture and a BSL-2 laboratory setting
  • - Knowledge of molecular biology techniques
  • - Ability to communicate well with co-workers and to collaborate with other scientists.
  • - Excellent written and spoken English

Additional qualifications for the position are:

  • - Previous experience in lab managing
  • - Administrative and organizational skills
  • - Meticulous and with attention to detail
  • - Knowledge of Swedish language

Great importance will be attached to the compatibility of the applicant’s professional and personal disposition. We aim to find a candidate who is highly motivated, ambitious, collaborative, independent and well structured.

Further information
The position is a temporary position for 12 months at 100 percent of full time and starting 01.01.2024 or according to agreement.

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 to/should also include a CV, 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.)

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