Laboratory Technician (temporary employment)

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at the Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute . Closing date: 31 May 2022.

The Department of Molecular Biosciences, Wenner-Gren Institute (MBW) conducts experimental basic research in molecular cell biology, integrative biology and infection and immune biology. The research environment is characterized by a modern and advanced methodology and has a strong international profile. MBW is one of the larger departments of the Faculty of Science at Stockholm University with more than 30 research groups and about 180 employees, of whom 60 are doctoral students. Read more about MBW at .

Main responsibilities
This Laboratory Technician position is available in the laboratories headed by Dr. Martin Jastroch and Dr. Susanne Keipert. Main resposibilities are mouse metabolic phenotyping, basic and advanced molecular biological methods such as RNA and protein isolation, qPCRs, plate-based respirometry and mammalian cell culture.

Qualification requirements
We are looking for someone with practical and theoretical knowledge in molecular biology (Laboratory assistant, Bachelor, Master Degree). FELASA certificate, as well as experience with metabolic phenotyping is mandatory. Furthermore, skills in adipose tissue cell culture and plate-based respirometry is advantageous. High motivation, ability to work independently as well as in a team and good English skills are required.

Terms of employment
The employment referens to a full-time position time-limited to one year, with the possibility of extension. Start date 2022-08-01 or as per agreement.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Further information about the position can be obtained from the Heads of the Research Groups, Dr. Martin Jastroch, telephone +46 8 16 3108, , Dr. Susanne Keipert, telephone: +46 8 16 3675, .

Union representatives
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, , Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89, , and (SEKO).

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Only include the cover letter and CV in your application. Bring copies of grades and certificates if you are called to an interview.

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Closing date: 31/05/2022

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