Job opportunity: Laboratory Assistant to the Semb group – University of Copenhagen

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15 February 2016

Job opportunity: Laboratory Assistant to the Semb group

Hourly paid position

We are looking for a responsible and thorough lab assistant to assist the group's researchers and laboratory technician in the following practical task: Genotyping of mice by DNA purification, PCR and gel electrophores is following routine protocols.

The Danish Stem Cell Center (DanStem) at Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen is looking for an hourly paid laboratory assistant to join the Semb group starting at March 1st 2016 or upon agreement. 

DanStem comprises of two sections: The Novo Nordisk Foundation Section for Basic Stem Cell Biology, where we address basic research questions in stem cell and developmental biology (BasicStem). The second Section for Strategic Translational Stem Cell Research and Therapy (TransStem) is focused on the translation of promising basic research results into new strategies and targets for the development of new therapies for cancer and diabetes. Find more information about the Center athttp://danstem.ku.dk/.  

Job description 
We are looking for a responsible and thorough lab assistant to assist the group's researchers and laboratory technician in the following practical task:
Genotyping of mice by DNA purification, PCR and gel electrophores is following routine protocols.
The working week is about 10 hours during normal working hours.
The position is for 1 year.

Qualifications
- It is an advantage if you are a science or medical student.
- It is an advantage if you have experience with laboratory work, preferably PCR
- It is an advantage if you have an interest in biomedical research
- You are service minded and can work systematically and thoroughly, keeping track of many samples.
-You are communicative and work well as part of a team
-You have good language skills in Danish and English

Employment conditions
Employment of the laboratory assistant will be in accordance with the provisions of the Collective Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Organizations of Public Employees - governmental institutions (the OAO-S collective agreement) and HK-STAT (Danish Technician Association).

The application must include
1. Motivation letter 
2. Curriculum vitae incl. education, experience, previous employments, language skills and other relevant skills 
3. Copy of diplomas/degree certificate(s) 

Questions
For further information about the position please contact Pia Nyeng,pia.nyeng@sund.ku.dk
Administrative queries should be addressed to Helle Hegelund, helle.hegelund@sund.ku.dk 
 
Application
To apply for this position, please submit your application, CV, and other relevant documents by clicking on “Apply now” below or via this advertisement found onhttp://employment.ku.dk/.  Application deadline: at 23.59 on February 28th 2016.

The University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Application deadline: at 23.59 on February 28th 2016.

Applications and/or any material received after deadline will not be taken into consideration.

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