Lunds universitet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för laboratoriemedicin

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.

Description of the workplace
The Research Group for Targeted Therapies in Leukemia is placed at the Division of Clinical Genetics at the Department of Laboratory Medicine and is lead by Associate Professor Marcus Järås. Our research mainly focuses on genetic damage to bone marrow blood stem cells that can cause acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a type of blood cancer associated with low survival. Our research aims to develop new targeted treatments that attack the leukemia stem cells in AML. Read more about our research here.

We are now looking for a highly driven and team-oriented research engineer, interested in joining our ongoing research projects. As a workplace, we safeguard a positive work environment with respect and consideration in our relations with one another.

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. Read more on the University’s website about being a Lund University employee, Work at Lund University

Work duties and responsibilities
You will mainly study the CD71 gene as well as in vitro models of leukemia, lentiviral vectors, molecular biological analyses and cell cultures.

The requirements for the position are:

  • Master's degree (MSc) in a subject relevant to the work
  • Experience of working with the protein CD71
  • Experience in cancer research
  • Experience in leukemia stem cell research
  • Experience in molecular biology
  • Experience working on iron-related assays
  • Experience in leukemia stem cell research
  • Excellent references from previous employers
  • Cell culture experience
  • Experience working on advanced flow cytometry

Additional merits for the position are:

  • Previous work with lentiviral vectors

Great emphasis will be placed on personal suitability. Special emphasis will also be places on your ability to take initiatives and your communication skills. 

Further information
The employment is a full time (100%) permanent position starting July 1st, 2024, or according to agreement Probationary employment of 6 months may be applied.

How to apply
You apply for the position via the University’s recruitment system. The application is to include a personal letter describing how you meet the qualification requirements and why you are interested in the position. The application is also to include a CV, a general description of previous research work, a copy of your Master's degree and any other documents to which you wish to draw attention (certificates, grade transcripts, details of referees, letters of recommendation, etc.)

The University applies individual salary setting. Please state your salary requirements in your application.

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment July 1st, 2024, or according to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2024/1832
  • Marcus Järås, Recruiting Manager, 046-2220000
  • Emelie Falck, HR Partner, 046-2220000
Published 22.May.2024
Last application date 04.Jun.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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