Project Assistant For Genetic Assessments Of Eelgrass

Göteborg University


June 6, 2022


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Tasks The Department of Marine Sciences is looking for two project assistants for field sampling, DNA extractions, library preparations and bioinformatic and population genomic analyses of eelgrass within a research project providing a genetic diversity baseline for eelgrass (see https: // www. for details). The tasks consist of collecting eelgrass in Västra Götaland, and performing DNA extractions and library preparations. The work will mainly be carried out during the period June-August and you will be based at Tjärnö Marine Laboratory. Accommodation in the area may therefore be needed during the summer. Other, smaller tasks within the research group may also be relevant during the summer.

Qualifications Experience of independently organizing and conducting field sampling by snorkelling is important. Good experience in laboratory working conditions and laboratory analyses, e.g. chemical and DNA extractions, and experience sampling seagrasses is also a strong merit. Driving license and small boat experience would also be of merit.

Form of employment : Hourly employment during the period June-October 2022. Scope : Up to 480 hours Location : Department of Marine Sciences, University of Gothenburg Access : as soon as possible

Contact: Marlene Jahnkee-mail:

Application You apply for the job via the University of Gothenburg's recruitment portal by clicking on the "Apply" button and register a user account. Attached to the application:1. Curriculum Vitae2. Statement of relevant qualifications and interest in the employment, as well as availability during the period June till October 2022. The application must be received no later than: 2022-06-06

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