Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för experimentell medicinsk vetenskap

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 42 000 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.

The Faculty of Medicine is a part of Lund University, and is responsible for education and research within medicine and healthcare. Our academic programs are closely linked with the healthcare system and are firmly anchored in the faculty’s strong research tradition. Our research spans a broad field within experimental preclinical research, near-patient clinical research and health sciences research. The Faculty of Medicine, with its 1,800 employees and 2,700 students in Lund and Malmö, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

Job assignment

The recruited person will be responsible to run a CRISPR-facility within StemTherapy. Stem Therapy is a research environment whose overall objective is to promote the creation of an intellectually challenging and technically advanced environment for top international level basic and translational/clinical research and education in the field of stem cell research and regenerative medicine.The StemTherapy environment enhances research outcomes which cannot be achieved otherwise, for example by individual groups alone; and furthermore stimulates highly-interactive and creative activities.

The recruited person will establish the facility as well as design, plan and execute experimental work within the facility.

The facility will provide the following services:

- Initial advice and guidance on which genome editing approach should be used for a particular experimental question focusing on (but not limited to) human pluripotent stem cells

- Design and initial validation of the CRISPR-based experimental approach

- Assist/perform in experimental work and validation of CRISPR-based experiments in close collaboration with the responsible scientist.

- Provide training for interested users including both seminars and courses The main task for the recruited person will be to be responsible for providing the above services.

Qualifications

We are looking for a research engineer with a PhD-degree in a relevant area. The following expertise are required:

- Wide expertise in culture of mouse and human cell lines, including stem cell cultures

- Wide expertise in molecular biology with a focus on generating DNA-constructs

- Excellent skills in writing/communicating in English

- Documented ability to collaborate at multiple levels.

Terms of employment

Permanent position. Probationary employment may be applied.

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2017-09-01 or according to agreement
Salary Monthly Salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2017/1678
Contact
  • Johan Jakobsson, +46462224225
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62, st@st.lu.se
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64, kansli@saco-s.lu.se
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66, sekocivil@seko.lu.se
Published 16.May.2017
Last application date 10.Aug.2017 11:59 PM CET

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