Principal research engineer in Cell Biology

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 13 Feb 2023

Skilled and committed employees are a crucial factor in the success of Linköping University. And we need more of them. Our core expertise comes from teachers and researchers, but a successful university requires experienced and motivated employees in many fields. Everyone is important. We need to recruit many new employees thanks to, among all, an expansion in our research activity. We need you here. We look forward to receiving your application!
The Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences is one of the university’s largest departments, with operations mainly in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Our aim is to engage in medical and biomedical education and research of high international standing. At undergraduate level the department is responsible for most of the medical program, the speech and language pathology program and the biomedical program. For more information about the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, please follow:

We are looking for a Principal research engineer in Cell Biology.

The position
You will work independently in our research group with cell biological and immunological research focused on autoimmunity. Collaboration with other research groups in the field as well as reporting and presentation of research results in seminars and group meetings will also be part of your duties.

The person we need
We are now looking for someone with a PhD in Cell biology or another field relevant to the position, as well as a completed postdoc from another international university. Experience of independent cell biological and immunological research focused on autoimmunity is a requirement for the position. You also have documented experience with the following methods and techniques:

  • Cell culture
  • DNA, RNA purification and analysis
  • Isolation of different cell populations and exosomes in human blood
  • Digital droplet PCR technique
  • ELISPOT methodology
  • Immunological techniques such as immunofluorescence, Western blot, ELISA, Multiplex assay, biofilm preparation

Experience in research on autoimmune conditions is seen as a merit.

The position requires very good knowledge of English, both spoken and written.

As a person, you are professional and proactive. You are efficient, structured and take responsibility for your results, which are of high quality. You are characterized by good communication and collaboration skills and are accommodating and responsive. Great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities.

The workplace
You will work at the Division of Cell Biology (CELLB) , in Anders Rosén's research group.

Find more information about our research here .

The employment
Full-time, special fixed-term employment 12 months.

Starting date 1 March 2023.

Salary and employment benefits
The university applies individual salaries.

More information about employee benefits is available here .

Union representatives
Information about union representatives, see Help for applicants .

Application procedure
Apply for the position by clicking the “Apply” button below. Your application must reach Linköping University no later than 13 February 2023.

Applications and documents received after the date above will not be considered.

We welcome applicants with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives - diversity enriches our work and helps us grow. Preserving everybody's equal value, rights and opportunities is a natural part of who we are. Read more about our work with: Equal opportunities .

We look forward to receiving your application!

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