Sort on published: 2017-10-23
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. 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 340 million SEK with a staff of around 340 people, 120 of which are PhD-students.
The position of animal technician is in Dr Taija Mäkinen’s group at the Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology. The research group focuses on studying the regulation of the lymphatic vasculature using genetic mouse models and cell and molecular biology techniques. Further information on the activity of the research group can be accessed at http://www.makinenlab.com
We are looking for an animal technician to join our research team and be actively involved in our experimental animal research projects. The duties will involve maintenance of a transgenic mouse colony, including setting up breeding colonies, performing injections and sampling, weaning, taking biopsies and keeping accurate records using a computer database. You will be expected to interact efficiently with other members of the lab to organise the work, and have the ability to manage your workload.
To qualify for this position, you must hold FELASA certificate. You should have solid experience in working with experimental animals. You will also need to have good organisation, excellent record keeping skills and basic computer skills. Emphasis will be placed on communication and teamwork skills, which are required for efficient interaction with the lab members. Working language in the laboratory is English, and therefore good skills in both written and spoken English are required.
The application should include a CV, copies of exams, degrees and grades, contact details of two references and a short description of the applicant and his/her experience. Letter(s) of recommendation may be included.
Salary: According to individual qualifications. Salary requirement may be included in the application.
Start date: as agreed upon
Form of employment: 1 year temporary employment
Extent of employment: 100%
For more information contact:
Taija Mäkinen, 018-471 4151,firstname.lastname@example.org
You are welcome to apply no later than November 10, 2017. UFV-PA 2017/3396.
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 , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/3396
Last application date: 2017-11-10