Department of Experimental Medical Science

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Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Description of the workplace

The research group Epigenetics and Chromatin Dynamics at the Department of Experimental Medical Science within the Faculty of Medicine is currently conducting research on epigenetic mechanisms in brain development and degeneration. The research group is currently working on a project funded by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which aims to reveal general principles of how the epigenetic regulation of the repetitive genome affects human brain development and degeneration. You can read more about the group's research on our website here . The research group is led by Dr. Christopher Douse and includes an additional 6 employees. The group is international and includes employees in research, administration and technology. We are now looking for a driven and experienced lab manager to support the project and the lab as a whole. As a workplace, we protect a good working environment with respect and consideration in our relationships with each other.

We offer

Lund University is a public authority which means that employees get particular benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension scheme.

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Work duties and areas of responsibility

You will be responsible for taking care of the lab, for example through: ordering, inventory, introduction of new members, organization, safety. You will also support the lab via molecular cloning and production of viral vectors, and some cell culture tasks. Other administrative tasks may be required.


Requirements for employment are:

- outstanding organizational and communication skills

- significant expertise and experience in viral vector production

- experience in molecular cloning

- experience with neural and/or stem cell culture

- excellent spoken Swedish and English with the ability to communicate in written Swedish for (e.g.) administrative purposes

- experience with nucleic acid and protein extractions and separations, Western blotting, qPCR methods

Additional qualifications for the position are:

-experience with high-throughput sequencing methods (e.g. Illumina library preparations)

-experience with functional genomics methods (e.g. ChIP-seq, CUT&RUN, RNA-seq, Nanopore-seq)

-experience of training and interaction with students from all educational cycles

Further information

Interviews will be conducted in Lund as soon as possible.

Employment is for an indefinite term with a scope of 100 per cent of full time starting in 1th of June 2024 or by agreement. Probationary employment will be applied for 6 months.

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 – (starting with a temporary contract)
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2024-06-01
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2024/1323
  • Christopher Douse, +46462220555
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet,
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
Published 26.Apr.2024
Last application date 24.May.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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