Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för laboratoriemedicin

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Description of the workplace

The Järås group works in translational projects within immune-oncology. For the current project, we will recruit an Associate Researcher to work in a company-sponsored project that addresses the role of inflammation in pancreatic cancer. In particular, the project will address the role of antibody-based blockade of IL1RAP-signaling.

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.

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Work duties and areas of responsibility

You will be working in the following areas:

- Various assays related to IL1RAP
- In vitro cell-based assays of pancreatic cancer
- Various assays within molecular biology
- Animal work
- Cell cultures
- Lentiviral vectors


The following requirements are mandatory:

- Education: PhD within a field relevant for the project 
- Experience in working with the protein IL1RAP
- Cancer research experience
- Animal work experience
- Excellent references from previous employer
- Molecular biology experience
- Cell culture experience
- Flow cytometry experience

Additional qualifications for the position are:

- Good collaborative capacity
- Being able to work individually
- Lentiviral vectors

Further information

The position is a permanent, full-time employment starting 2023-01-01 or according to agreement.

How to apply

Applications are to be submitted via the University’s recruitment system. The application should include a personal letter justifying your interest in the position and how it matches your qualifications. The application should also include a CV, degree certificates or equivalent and any other document to which you would like to draw attention (copies of grade transcripts, details of referees, letters of recommendation, etc.)

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2023-01-01
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2022/3530
  • Marcus Järås , +46723873603
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet,
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
Published 08.Nov.2022
Last application date 22.Nov.2022 11:59 PM CET

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