Research engineer in Clinical genetics

Lund University


June 8, 2022


Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, Dep of Laboratory Medicine, 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 Marcus Järås research team at the Department of Laboratory medicine within the Faculty of Medicine currently conducts research in acute myeloid leukemia and is at the forefront of its field. At present, the research team is working on the project GLUT1 and CD71. You can read more about our research on our website: www. group research within GLUT1. The research team includes 7 staff members. The group is international and comprises research, administration and technical staff. We are now looking for a Laboratory engineer to drive this project. As a workplace, we safeguard a positive work environment with respect and consideration in our relations with one another.

What we offer Lund University is a public authority, which means that you will have special benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension. We also have a flexitime agreement that creates good conditions for work/life balance. Read more on the University's website about being a Lund University employee, Work at Lund University

Work duties and areas of responsibility The research assignment consists in you independently conducting an analysis of GLUT and CD71, under the leadership of the project manager. The analysis includes CRISPR and leukemic stem cells. The work duties also comprise animal work. You will also publish articles in research journals, contribute to conferences and assist in the other work duties that the above- mentioned research project entails.

Qualifications The requirements for the position are:

  • Experience in research of GLUT1
  • Experience in research of CD71
  • Experience in global gene expression analysis using Qlucore
  • Experience in working with CRISPR
  • Experience in animal work
  • Very good knowledge of Swedish and English
  • Good analytical ability, drive and a good ability to collaborate
  • Additional qualifications for the position are:

    - Previous experience of research in similar projects

    Further information The employment is for a fixed term of 6 months of full time, to start Aug 30, 2022 or according to agreement.

    How to apply You apply for the position via the University's recruitment system. The application is to include a personal letter describing how you meet the qualification requirements and why you are interested in the position. The application is also to include a CV and other documents to which you wish to draw attention ( för example copies of degree certificates, grade transcripts, details of referees, 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.

    The Department of Laboratory Medicine is one of six departments at Lund University's Faculty of Medicine. We conduct leading research, both broad and specialised, within the field of laboratory medicine, focusing on the onset of disease and how we can improve diagnostics and treatment for patients. Some of our strongest areas with world-class research deal with cancer, genetics and blood.

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    Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months

    Contract type Full time First day of employment 2022-08-30 or according to agreement Salary Montly salary. Number of positions 1 Working hours 100 City Lund County Skåne län Country Sweden Reference number PA2022/2050 Contact

  • Marcus Järås, Recruiting Manager, 046-2220000,
  • Adam Niekrasz, Human Resource Coordinator, +46462220000,
  • Union representative

  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-2229364
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
  • Published 25.May.2022 Last application date 08.Jun.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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