Research assistant

Updated: about 1 month ago
Deadline: 10 Jun 2024

Published: 2024-05-22

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Assistant in research in the subject of cell biology with a focus on cell morphological profiling of chemical perturbations using Cell Painting. Bioinformatics analysis of images with Cell Profiler and multivariate analysis of extracted features.


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject.
  • Completed laboratory project in Cell Painting with automated microscopy and automated FlowBot for pipetting applications
  • Experience with cell culture, maintenance of cell cultures, development of disease models.
  • Experience with step by step protocols to manipulate cell lines
  • Experience with image analysis using CellProfiler from multichannel microscopy for cell profiling with multiple fluorescent stainings.
  • Experience with multivariate data analysis with unsupervised methods, virtualized computing resources, and Jupyter notebooks.
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English, as well as good documentation skills.

Experience with laboratory automation Experience from cell-based experiments with cytokines 

About the position
The position is temporary, limited to 8 months. It is a full-time position. Start date: August 1, 2024 or as agreed. Location: Uppsala.

Information about the position is provided by: Professor Ola Spjuth, email [email protected].

Welcome with your application no later than June 10, 2024, UFV-PA 2024/1694

Uppsala University is a broad research university with a strong international position. The ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a difference in society. Our most important asset is all of our 7,600 employees and 53,000 students who, with curiosity and commitment, make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces.

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Placement: Farmaceutisk bioinformatik

Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position

Pay: Individual salary

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben [email protected]
ST/TCO [email protected]
Saco-S-föreningen [email protected]

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2024/1694

Last application date: 2024-06-10

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