Lunds universitet, Med fak, Institutionen 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 8 160 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 Molecular Hematology is part of the Lund Stem Cell Center, a strategic center of excellence in life science, with a strong international position in the area of blood stem cell biology. We are seeking a research engineer to assist in various projects for 2 years.

Work duties and areas of responsibility

We are seeking a highly motivated and ambitious research engineer with a strong background in mass spectrometry-based proteomics to join the laboratory of Dr. Jenny Hansson. The research engineer will prepare samples for mass spectrometric analysis and apply advanced mass spectrometric approaches. The research engineer is expected to implement and improve innovative methods within especially cellular proteomics, as well as have responsibility for maintenance and service of the mass spectrometer (Exploris 480). The research engineer will work in close collaboration with the other members of the research group. The research engineer will also communicate with collaboration partners outside of the research group, regarding project planning as well as reporting of results.

The research engineer is expected to follow the development of mass spectrometry-based proteomics by frequent attendance to international conferences and workshops. We offer the opportunity to do cutting-edge research and be part of a stimulating scientific community within a world-renowned blood and stem cell research environment that fosters collaboration and innovative thinking.


The following qualifications are required for the position:

  • Master of Science in technical biology, analytical chemistry, molecular biology, biomedicine, cell biology, or similar.
  • The applicant should be well experienced  with mass spectrometry-based proteomics, including: 

    • Practical experience with preparation of biological samples for mass spectrometric analysis
    • Good theoretical knowledge in advanced mass spectrometry
    • Experience with modern quantitative proteomic analysis
    • Basic knowledge in bioinformatics, with emphasis on analysis of proteomic data
    • Good communicative ability in English
    • A good sense of order in a research laboratory
  • The applicant should be responsible, quality conscious, structured as well as have a good cooperative ability and willingness to learn new things.

Emphasis will be put on personal suitability for the position.


The following qualifications are desirable for the position:

  • PhD in proteomics.
  • Practical experience in trouble shooting, maintenance and service of chromatography and mass spectrometric equipment
  • Experience with analysis of post-translational modifications
  • Experience with data independent acquisition
  • Familiarity with immunopeptidomic analysis
  • Programming skills
  • Knowledge about chemical handling and laboratory safety
Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2020-03-01
Salary Monthly
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2019/3570
  • Jenny Hansson, +46462220508
  • Tilde Lindgren, 046-2220000
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 31.Oct.2019
Last application date 12.Dec.2019 11:59 PM CET

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