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 universities. The University has around 47 000 students and more than 8 800 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.

Research group
The research group conducts research within the field of regulation of human blood stem cells and the development of new strategies for cell transfection using nanotechnology.
Read more about the exciting research hear.

Within the research group, we cherish a work place that aims to create a creative and stimulating work environment to promote new ideas and independent thinking.
The position will be until further notice/permanent employment with start from 2022-03-08 or according to agreement.

Work duties
The associate researcher will independently but in consultation with the group leader conduct research projects in stem cell regulation and nanotechnology enabled cell transfection. Supervision and mentoring of junior coworkers in the research group occurs to a large extent. The work tasks also involve the development of an independent research profile and the writing of grant applications.


The position requires:

  • PhD degree in a subject relevant for the project
  • Several years of experience in conducting research independently and publishing in reputable high impact journals
  • Documented experience working with Primary human blood stem cells. Flow cytometry and cell sorting, Lentiviral vectors, Next Generation Sequencing, Cell and molecular biology techniques, CRISPR/Cas9, Nanotechnology-enabled cell transfection
  • Basic knowledge of bioinformatics
  • Documented experience of mentoring and supervision of coworkers

Great emphasis will be placed on personal suitability. You must have a good ability to work independently and take initiatives. You must also have excellent communication and collaboration skills as we work closely within the research team.

The following are merits for the position

  • Experience from commercialization projects

Until further notice employment/ Permanent employment with start from 2022-03-08
or according to agreement.

Instruction for application
The application must contain a personal letter and a CV in which you describe how you meet the desired qualifications. 




Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2022-03-08 or according to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2022/482
  • Jonas Larsson, Recruiting Manager, +46462220580,
  • Adam Niekrasz, Human Resource Coordinator, +46462220000
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 21.Feb.2022
Last application date 07.Mar.2022 11:59 PM CET

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