Lunds universitet, Medicinska fakulteten, Inst för laboratoriemedicin

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 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.

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.

The division of Clinical Genetics and the research group led by David Gisselsson-Nord is looking for a biomedical analyst to work as an expert on DNA preparation from clinical material for large-scale sequencing.

Work duties
You will work with DNA extraction from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tumor tissue and frozen tumor tissue. Quality control and quantification of this material. Library preparation for large-scale and deep targeted massive parallel sequencing of DNA extracted from formalin fixed paraffin embedded tumor tissue. DNA preparation for microarray analysis from formalin fixed paraffin embedded tumor tissue

You will also participate in other common tasks in the lab. 

Qualifications
We are looking for a person educated as a biomedical analysis or the equivalent foreign qualifications. In addition, we seethat you have experience of the following in order to be relevant to the service:

  • DNA extraction from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tumor tissue and frozen tumor tissue.
  • Quality control and quantification of this material.
  • Library preparation for large-scale and deep targeted massive parallel sequencing of DNA extracted from formalin fixed paraffin embedded tumor tissue
  • DNA preparation for microarray analysis from formalin fixed paraffin embedded tumor tissue

We see it as an advantage if you have the following in addition to the requirements for the service:

  • An academic degree of B.Sc. or higher in genetics.
  • Knowledge in basic analysis of tumor genetic data

In addition, we look forward to having someone with good communication skills in spoken and written English, and who is able to work independently with problem solving. We also see that you enjoy working in groups and that you are a person who sees the benefits of the group's differences in order to drive research projects forward. 

We will pay substantial regard to the personal suitability for this position.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/4387
Contact
  • David Gisselsson Nord, 046-222 00 00
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 02.Jan.2019
Last application date 15.Jan.2019 11:59 PM CET

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