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Aarhus Laboratory Technologist Vacancy – Experimental Neuroscience – Denmark

Aarhus University (AU), Denmark

Aarhus University invites applications for a position as a Laboratory Technologist within the area of experimental neuroscience research at the Department of Biomedicine at Faculty of Health, Denmark – Dec 2021

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General Info

Position: Laboratory Technologist
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Feb 01, 2022
Contract Period: -
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Faculty of Health
Department of Biomedicine
Aarhus University (AU)

Aarhus C, ,

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Qualification Details

You have a profound background and documented expertise in biomedical research in the area of molecular biology, biochemistry, and cell biology. Experience in handling transgenic mouse models for collection of blood and tissue specimens would be an advantage. You are well organized and flexible, and you can easily adapt to the changing demands of a vibrant research environment.

As a person, you have good interpersonal skills, are friendly and helpful and able to contribute to a good work environment.

We expect you to be fluent in oral and written English.

Responsibilities/Job Description

As a laboratory technologist, you will perform experimental research using cell and mouse models aimed at elucidating molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer disease. You will closely collaborate with scientists and students, performing studies that contribute to their research projects. You will perform highly qualified tasks that require relevant training and extensive experience. You will have independent responsibility for organization of your assignments as well as for quality assurance and reporting.Your main tasks will consist of:

  • Molecular biology techniques (DNA preparations, cloning, (q)PCR)
  • Biochemistry (including protein extraction from cells and tissues, western blotting, ELISA)
  • Cell culture (established cell lines, but also cell types derived from inducible pluripotent stem cells)
  • Propagation of lentiviral constructs for use in cell lines
  • Supervision of breeding colony of transgenic mouse strains (PCR genotyping, maintaining breeding records)
  • Dissection of tissues from transgenic mice for biochemical and histological analysis
  • Evaluation and reporting of your scientific data in a professional manner and in a digital format
  • Contribution to maintenance of the laboratory equipment and daily operations

You will report to Prof. Thomas Willnow at the department.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page

Reference Number: 7506
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Your application must include the following:

  • Motivated application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Indication of education (a copy of the diplomas should be uploaded)
  • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the recruitment system

We refer to the faculty’s Guideline for applicants.

Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

About the Department

We offer a vibrant international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department employs some 450 people and covers a range of research areas within Biomedicine. Our infrastructure is well developed with modern laboratories, core and animal facilities. You will work in the brand new ‘Skou Building’. You can read more about the department here and about the faculty here.

About the Employer:

Note

Your place of work will be the Department of Biomedicine, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 10, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.We expect to conduct interviews in the beginning of January 2022.

Terms of Employment

Terms of employment and pay are regulated by the collective agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the applicable collective agreement.

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Contact details

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Prof. Thomas Willnow, email.: tew@biomed.au.dk

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