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Laboratory technician in Biomedical science – Single-Cell Omics platform – UCPH, Denmark

Denmark, University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

We are seeking a highly skilled laboratory technician (laborant) or biomedical laboratory scientist (bioanalytiker) to join the Single-Cell Omics platform starting March 1st, 2022 or after agreement, at Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

 

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General Info

Position: Laboratory technician
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Joining Date: Mar 01, 2022
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research
University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
Copenhagen,

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Qualification Details

Required education/skills:

  • An education as laboratory technician (laborant) or biomedical laboratory scientist (bioanalytiker) or documented experience working within these fields
  • A minimum of 2 years solid hands-on experience with laboratory work
  • Excellent skills in documentation of laboratory work
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English

Personal skills:

  • Positive, pro-active and open-minded
  • Great collaborative skills and service minded
  • Well organized and with an eye for details

You may have:

  • Experience with RNA/DNA library preparation and sequencing
  • Experience in working with liquid handling robots
  • Experience in using an electronic lab notebook

Responsibilities/Job Description

As a laboratory technician or biomedical laboratory scientist in the Single-Cell Omics Platform, you will be working in close collaboration with your colleagues from the Platform in your effort to support researchers in the Center with single-cell transcriptomics and next-generation sequencing. The service throughput in the platform is high, and routine tasks will be part of your daily work. However, you will also be involved in optimizing and developing new protocols. Your primary assignments will lie within the single-cell sequencing track but you can also expect to be involved in bulk sequencing projects depending on priorities and demand.

Primary tasks:

  • FACS sorting of cells and nuclei using a SH800 (SONY)
  • Preparation of single-cell transcriptomics library (10x Genomics Chromium)
  • Sequencing using a NovaSeq 6000 (Illuimina)

Additional tasks:

  • Preparation of single-cell ATAC library (10x Genomics Chromium)
  • Optimization of varius single-cell techniques
  • Assist with general laboratory tasks
  • Assist researchers with ad hoc tasks

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About the Project/Department

Our researchers share a common purpose as they seek to transform the basic understanding of the mechanisms involved in metabolic health and disease, and to accelerate this knowledge towards new prevention and treatment strategies.

The Center has around 260 employees, consisting of 21 research groups and 5 technology platforms, who work in a vibrant international research environment with a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration.

The Center’s research has resulted in seminal discoveries as to how genes, hormones, and environmental factors influence metabolic health and disease throughout life. You may read more about us at www.cbmr.ku.dk.

The Single-Cell Omics Platform is an integral part of the Center and is embedded tightly into the Danish single-cell community. The Platform team comprises laboratory technicians, biomedical laboratory scientists, bioinformaticians, mathematicians and a platform manager. You can read more about the platform at https://cbmr.ku.dk/researchfacilities/single-cell-omics/.

About the Employer: University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

Note or Other details

The employment as laboratory technician (laborant) or biomedical laboratory scientist (bioanalytiker) is a full-time position for 2 years. Expected starting date is March 1st, 2022, or after agreement.

Employment as laboratory technician (laborant) will be in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and OAO/HK STAT. The position is placed in salary group 4.

Employment as biomedical laboratory scientist (bioanalytiker) will be in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Society of Biomedical Laboratory Scientists (Danske Bioanalytikere).

Depending on qualifications, a supplement may be negotiated.


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Contact details

For further questions about the job description and qualifications, please contact Platform Manager Mie Mechta at mie.mechta@sund.ku.dk. For questions regarding the recruitment procedure, please contact SUND HR CBMR at SUND-HR-CBMR@sund.ku.dk.

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