Sort on published: 2017-09-22
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
The Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology at Uppsala University (http://www.igp.uu.se) has a broad research profile with several strong research groups focused on Genomics, Cancer and Molecular Diagnostics. Research is presently conducted in the following areas: Medical and Clinical Genetics, Immunology, Pathology, Tumor Biology and Vascular Biology. Parts of the organization are also integrated with the departments for Clinical Genetics, Immunology and Pathology-Cythology at Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala. The department provides a well-developed infrastructure for advanced molecular sciences, including access to front-line technology as well as core facilities for cell analyses, DNA sequencing and genotyping. The Department has a yearly turnover of around 340 million SEK with a staff of around 340 people, 120 of which are PhD-students.
Research Engineer (RE) position in Lymphatic Development Laboratory. This position is to support in setting up new laboratory, managing the laboratory data bases (animal and reagents), organising shipments, ordering consumables, maintaining animal stocks. This position also will involve generation of transgenic animals, technical assistance in micro-manipulation, and technical support in on-going studies. There will also be a scope to develop own, focused projects in the future.
BSc or MSc degree in biology, molecular biology or biotechnology; or equivalent. Experience in animal work, including colony/lines management and familiarity with ethics applications. Experience in molecular biology techniques (DNA/RNA extraction) and genotyping and KASP technology. Knowledge in generation transgenic animals is favorable (Pro nuclear Microinjection and embryo transfers). Previous involvement in microcopy work is important.
This position will require excellent organization and management skills, and ideally previous experience in setting up a laboratory (including equipment purchase and consumables). In addition, experience in supervision and teaching new personnel the techniques used in the lab will be required. Ability to work both independently and in a team and excellent English Communication skills are crucial. International work experience is favorable.
The application should contain an application letter with the motivation to join the group, curriculum vitae and list of scientific publications of the candidate. The name and contact details of referees should also be included.
Salary: According to individual qualifications
Start date: 2018-04-02
Form of employment: general temporary employment, no longer than 2020-03-31
Extent of employment: 100%
For more information contact:
Kaska Koltowska, firstname.lastname@example.org
You are welcome to apply no later than Oct 10, 2017. UFV-PA 2017/3237.
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Placement: Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/3237
Last application date: 2017-10-10