Associate Researcher job – Sweden – Immune-Oncology, Cancer research

Lund University


Lund University, Department of Laboratory Medicine invites applications for an Associate Researcher in Immune-Oncology, Sweden – Jan 01, 2022

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General Info

Position: Associate Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Jan 01, 2022
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Faculty of Medicine
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Lund University

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Qualification Details

The position requires:

  • PhD degree in a subject relevant for the project
  • Experience in working with the protein IL1RAP
  • Cancer research experience
  • Animal work experience
  • Excellent references from previous employer
  • Molecular biology experience
  • Cell culture experience
  • Flow cytometry experience

Great emphasis will be placed on personal suitability. You must have a good ability to work independently and have good structural skills. You must also have excellent communication and collaboration skills as we work closely within the research team.

The following are merits for the position:

  • Documented experience of lentiviral vectors

Responsibilities/Job Description

The person must independently, but in consultation with the group leader, conduct research projects in the subject area of ​​clinical genetics, immune-oncology, and more specifically pancreatic cancer research. The position includes work with:

  • Various assays related to IL1RAP
  • In vitro cell-based assays of pancreatic cancer
  • Various assays within molecular biology
  • Animal work
  • Cell cultures
  • Lentiviral vectors

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: PA2021/3037
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Documents Required

The application must contain a personal letter describing how you fulfill the desired qualifications, a CV and diploma.

About the Department

The Järås group, at the Division of Clinical Genetics, works in translational projects within immune-oncology. For the current project, we will recruit an associate researcher to work in a company-sponsored project that addresses the role of inflammation in pancreatic cancer. In particular, the project will address the effect of antibody-based blockade of IL1RAP-signaling. Here, you can read more about our research.

We see our different backgrounds as a strength that makes us better equipped to solve tomorrow's research challenges together. We listen to and value everyone's opinions at group meetings and try to weigh in different perspectives before decisions are made.

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.

The Department of Laboratory Medicine is one of six departments at Lund University’s Faculty of Medicine. We conduct leading research, both broad and specialised, within the field of laboratory medicine, focusing on the onset of disease and how we can improve diagnostics and treatment for patients. Some of our strongest areas with world-class research deal with cancer, genetics and blood.

About the Employer: Lund University

Note or Other details

The university applies individual salary setting. Please indicate your salary claim in your application.

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Contact details

  • Marcus Järås, recruiting manager, 046-2220000
  • Emelie Falck, HR coordinator, 046-2220000

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