Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6,5 billion.
The Department of immunology, genetics and pathology at Uppsala University (http://www.igp.uu.se) has a broad research profile with several strong research groups focused on Genomics, Cancer and Molecular Diagnostics. Research is presently conducted in the following areas: Medical and Clinical Genetics, Immunology, Pathology, Tumor Biology and Vascular Biology. Parts of the organization are also integrated with the departments for Clinical Genetics, Immunology and Pathology-Cythology at Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala. The department provides a well-developed infrastructure for advanced molecular sciences, including access to front-line technology as well as core facilities for cell analyses, DNA sequencing and genotyping. The Department has a yearly turnover of around 255 million SEK with a staff of around 340 people, 90 of these which are PhD-students.
The position as biomedical scientist is in Prof. Elisabetta Dejanas group at the Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology. The research group focuses on studying the regulation of blood vessels using genetic in vivo models and cell and molecular biology techniques. Further information about the research group can be found at http://igp.uu.se/forskning/vaskularbiologi/elisabetta-dejana
Work description: As a biomedical scientsist you will have a leading role in the day-to-day running of the lab and responisibility to provide technical help with the lab work in the group. The responsibility will also cover ordering, handling of deliveries and in general to provide structure in the laborative environment will be of importance. The work includes support for on-going lab projects and training of new group members and supervision. The applicant should also be able to design, execute and summarise reports of experiments, following consultation with the supervisor.
Qualifications required: Biomedical Scientist education. Experience in in vivo rodent models, genotyping and general knowledge in rodent anatomy. Dissection of tissues, cell sorting, FACS and knowledge in standard molecular biology techniques (DNA/RNA/protein extraction, western blotting) and tissue/cell culture (endothelial cells, primary cells). Tissue sectioning (paraffin/cryo), immunohistochemistry and microscopy. The position requires high organisation and excellent record keeping skills, and an ability to manage and prioritise the workload. Emphasis will be placed on communication and teamwork skills, which are required for efficient interaction with the lab team and other scientists and technicians. Good English skills are required since the working language in the lab is English.
Qualifications desired: Previous experience in vivo techniques and histopathology. Previous experience in lab management. Good computer skills.
The application must include CV, copies of diplomas and certificates, contact details of two references and a short description of the applicant and his/her experience. Letter(s) of recommendation may be included. Applications will be assessed according to the following criteria: Appropriate education, previous experience and / or research in related field and personal aptitude.
Salary is set according to local guidelines at Uppsala University. Salary will be set based on competence and we would like the applicant to provide an expected salary in the application.
For further information about the position, please contact Elisabeta Dejana, email: email@example.com
Application: The application should contain an application letter with the motivation to join the group, curriculum vitae and list of scientific publications of the candidate. The name and contact details of the PhD supervisor should also be included.
Start date: as soon as possible or according to agreement.
Form of employment: Permanent employment with 6 months probationary period
Extent of employment: 100%
You are welcome to apply no later than 7 april, 2017. UFV-PA 2017/607.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology
Type of employment: Full time , Permanent position
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Stefan Djurström, Seko
Marie Ols, TCO/ST 018-471 2459
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/607
Last application date: 2017-04-07