Research Engineer

Jun 01, 2023 21:59:00 GMT+00:00
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We are looking for a Research Engineer formally based at the Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience (CSAN).

The position

You will work in a research laboratory at the Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience (CSAN) and will investigate physiology of the peripheral nervous system. The project will merge themes of transcriptomics with neurophysiology. Your work assignments will include the design and execution of molecular labelling experiments, molecular anatomy experiments as well as molecular physiology experiments. You will also use transcriptomics expression analysis and molecular genetics. Even communication with national and international partners as well as authoring of scientific articles will be part of your future duties. You will be a part of scientific results dissemination – including figure preparation and writing of journal and conference papers.

The person we need

We are looking for someone with a master degree in pharmacology, anatomy, neuroscience or similar. Experience and willingness in working with preclinical animal models is a must. The applicant is expected to have in depth knowledge in the following areas:

  • murine anatomy and molecular anatomy techniques (immunofluorescence, light & fluorescent microscopy, sample preparation)
  • transcriptomics assays including sample preparation (e.g. FACS, single cell sequencing data acquisition and analysis) 
  • small animal surgery (e.g. stereotactic injections)

The candidate must also be familiar with Image processing software and be able to manage data analysis and management very well.

It is particularly advantageous if the applicant is familiar with dissemination of scientific research and scientific writing. Knowledge of cell culture, murine pathology models and primary cell isolation techniques is also seen as meriting.

Fluency in both spoken and written English is a must.

As a person, you are independent and structured. You take responsibility for your work and are characterized by good cooperation and communication skills. Great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities and suitability.

The workplace

You will work at the Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience (CSAN), in Marcin Szczot’s group.

Read more about our reasearch here.

The employment

Full time, permanent position.

Starting date august 2023.

Salary and employment benefits

The university applies individual salaries.

More information about employee benefits is available here.

Union representatives

Information about union representatives, see Help for applicants.

Application procedure

Apply for the position by clicking the “Apply” button below. Your application must reach Linköping University no later than 1 June 2023.

Applications and documents received after the date above will not be considered.

We welcome applicants with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives – diversity enriches our work and helps us grow. Preserving everybody’s equal value, rights and opportunities is a natural part of who we are. Read more about our work with: Equal opportunities. We look forward to receiving your application! Linköping university has framework agreements and wishes to decline direct contacts from staffing- and recruitment companies as well as vendors of job advertisements.

Contact persons

Marcin Szczot

Senior Lecturer

+46 13 28 27 10

Ann-Charlotte Johansson

Senior Research Coordinator, Head of Unit

+46 13 28 47 57

Johanna Källming


+46 13 28 57 76