Laboratory assistant at the Department of Pediatrics

Lund University


January 25, 2022


Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world's top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Description of the workplace Our research group is intrigued by how we can utilize the setting of normal embryonic nervous system development to understand tumor initiation. We have a highly transdisciplinary approach, merging the worlds of developmental and cancer biology. We are physically located at BMC in Lund and are part of the strategic areas Lund Stem Cell Center (SCC) and Lund University Cancer Center (LUCC).

We perform research of high quality while maintaining a stimulating and thriving environment.

We are now looking for a driven laboratory assistant to support the project. As a workplace, we safeguard a good work environment with respect and consideration in our relationships with each other.

We offer Lund University is a government agency, which means that you receive special benefits, generous holidays and a favorable occupational pension. We also have a flexitime agreement that creates good conditions for a balance between work and leisure. Read more on the university's website about being employed at Lund University, Work with us; Jobba hos oss Lunds universitet

Duties and responsibilities In the role of laboratory assistant you will mainly carry out practical work in the laboratory and take active part in group meetings. Other tasks within the research group may also occur.

Qualifications Requirements for the employment are:

- MSc in biomedicine and biology or equivalent degree from a foreign university. - Experience of practical work with chick embryos, cryosectioning, confocal imaging, immunohistochemistry, cell culture, cell implantations and microdissections. - Experience of working in a team with common goals. - Very good knowledge of the English language, both orally and in writing. - That you are independent and have the ability to run a project. - That you are communicative.

Highly desirable: - Previous research studies in the laboratory such as MSc thesis. - Experience from an Erasmus exchange from a foreign university. - The ability to absorb new information in a short time - That you have great motivation and drive for your work.

Other information The employment is a fixed-term employment for 6 months, full-time and with a start date of 15 February 2022, or by agreement

How to apply The position is applied for via the university's recruitment system. The application must contain a personal letter in which you describe how you meet the qualification requirements and why you are interested in the employment. The application must also contain a CV and other things that you wish to invoke (copies of diplomas, grades, information for references, letters of recommendation, etc.)

The Faculty of Medicine is a part of Lund University, and is responsible for education and research within medicine and healthcare. Our academic programs are closely linked with the healthcare system and are firmly anchored in the faculty's strong research tradition. Our research spans a broad field within experimental preclinical research, near-patient clinical research and health sciences research. The Faculty of Medicine, with its 1,800 employees and 2,700 students in Lund and Malmö, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months

Employment expires 2022-08-15 Contract type Full time Number of positions 1 Working hours 100 % City Lund County Skåne län Country Sweden Reference number PA2022/7 Contact

  • Sofie Mohlin, docent, 046 222 64 18
  • Sara Skogar, personalsamordnare, 046-222 49 61
  • Union representative

  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
  • Published 11.Jan.2022 Last application date 25.Jan.2022 11:59 PM CET

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