Lunds universitet, Lunds Tekniska Högskola

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.

Work duties

The long-term goal of this project is to develop immunotherapeutic strategies for dendritic cell-based targeting in HPV-associated head and neck cancers. The project assistant will work with characterization of myeloid cells and T cells in malignant and benign tissue from the head and neck area, as well as in blood. The work includes cell culture in sterile environments, tissue dissocia-tion, flow cytometric analysis and cell sorting and developing protocols for proteomic and mRNA/miRNA-based analysis of subpopulations from tissues.

Qualification requirements

  • Master degree in Clinical Dentistry in Oral surgery
  • Experience of research in the area of head and neck cancers
  • Experience of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) research
  • Experience of cell isolation
  • Experience of biostatistical methods
  • Experience of RNA/DNA extraction and RT-qPCR/PCR
  • Experience of scientific writing

We will place great emphasis on personal suitability. Consideration will also be given to how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen the administrative work within the unit/department, as well as contribute to its future development.

Terms of employment

Temporary employment, 100 %, during 3 months.

Instructions on how to apply

Applications should include a cover letter stating the reasons why you are interested in the position and in what way the employment corresponds to your qualifications. The application should also contain a CV, degree certificate or equivalent, and other documents you wish to be considered (grade transcripts, contact information for your references, letters of recommendation, etc.).

Type of employment Tidsbegrænset ansættelse 3-6 måneder
Employment expires 2018-06-14
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/385
  • Cornelia Lundblad, +46462224350
Published 30.Jan.2018
Last application date 13.Feb.2018 11:59 PM CET

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