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Experienced candidate for Diagnostic Method Development and Daily Operations at DTU, Denmark 2022


Experienced candidate (Researcher) for Diagnostic Method Development and Daily Operations is available for a master degree students in molecular biology, Serology at the DTU Health Technology, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark 2022.


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General Info

Position: Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

DTU Health Tech

Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark


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Qualification Details

We expect you to have the following background and competencies:

  • MScEng. or similar with solid experience in molecular biology and serology
  • Solid hands on experience with molecular and immunological techniques such as RT-qPCR, sequencing and immune-based assays
  • Several years of experience in the laboratory with method development, assay optimization and implementation
  • A strong mindset for working quality assured
  • Experience with independent project coordination and budgeting
  • Experience with coordinating the work of laboratory technicians
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Efficient and solution-oriented
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills

Responsibilities/Job Description

We are looking for a skilled and highly innovative colleague, with strong experience in human diagnostics. Someone with excellent organisational skills who can independently initiate and coordinate new projects, whilst maintaining overview and quality.

The position involves several tasks of which planning and executing tasks relating to daily operations are some of them:

  • You will play a crucial part in planning, executing and following up on meetings with industrial partners, help securing contracts, and attract more business.
  • You will coordinate and collaborate with other groups at DTU Health Technology and across departments.
  • You will be responsible for planning and executing work shifts for the people working in the laboratory during routine sample testing.
  • You will be included as part of the laboratory staff and master techniques such as ELISA, Luminex, Mesoscale and PCR in addition to pre-treatment and purification of RNA/DNA from samples.
  • You are expected to take active part in the analysis of diagnostic and research data.

The position also involves tasks within diagnostic device development:

  • You are expected to take active part in the development of new methods in project collaboration with hospitals, DTU institutes and the biotech industry.
  • You will be responsible for coordinating projects. You will manage all aspects of projects independently, and take responsibility for contracts and dialogue with internal and external parties.
  • You will keep an overview of funding opportunities for the center and take part in target discovery and writing grant proposals
  • We expect you to stay up-to-date and contribute with, knowledge of the latest state-of-the art diagnostic methods.

The department works quality-assured in accordance with ISO standards, and quality assurance is therefore an important element of working with us.You will be based in CfD that currently consist of three assay developers, five lab technician, one molecular biologist and two quality assurance specialist and a business developer. We aim to expand in parallel with our portfolio of projects.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

Open the link "Apply online", where you fill out the application form and attach a motivated application, CV and diplomas. All interested parties, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnicity, are encouraged to apply for the position.

About the Department/Section/Group

The Centre harbors a group that develops new and innovative diagnostic assays in collaboration with DTU institutes, hospitals, universities and the biotech industry. Our technologies are used for biomarker detection, laboratory analyses, point of care devices (POCT) and other solutions in hospitals and in the industry and thus creates broad value for society.

In addition, CfD operates a commercial diagnostic business, mainly within PCR and serological diagnostics serving hospitals and the industry.

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

A workplace in constant development and with the opportunity for continuous professional and personal development within a great team. In addition, DTU is a family-friendly workplace with an informal and open way of working and flexible working hours.

Salary and appointment terms Terms of appointment and payment according to the Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Federation of Professional Associations (AC) or other relevant agreement.The successful candidate will be employed at DTU in a full-time position. Starting date is as soon as possible.The place of work is primarily Centre for Diagnostics, DTU Health Tech in Lyngby, Building 202.

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Contact details

If you want more information about the position, you are welcome to contact Head of Centre Helene Larsen, e-mail [email protected] or phone +45 4244 0166 or Assay Developer Sanne Schou Berger, e-mail [email protected], phone +45 6070 1975.

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