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Principal Research Engineer in Experimental Oncology, Sweden 2022

Linköping University, Sweden

Linköping University invites applications for a Principal Research Engineer in Experimental Oncology, whose duties will include data collection and compilation of data from patients with colorectal cancer, at the Department of Surgery, Orthopedics and Oncology, Sweden – Dec 2021

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General Info

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

Xiao-Feng Sun's research group
Department of Surgery, Orthopedics and Oncology
Linköping University

Linköping, ,

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Qualification Details

We are now looking for someone who has a doctorate in an area relevant to the employment. The position requires documented experience of research on colorectal cancer, including knowledge of cell culture. The employment presupposes previous experience of patient meetings. It is an advantage if you have been involved in the publication of scientific articles on colorectal cancer research.

Documented knowledge of the following methods and techniques is a requirement for the position:

  •  Immunohistochemistry
  •  Cell culture
  •  Biochemistry
  •  Statistics

Even experience of experiments with zebrafish is seen as merit.

The position requires very good knowledge of English in both speech and writing.

As a person, you are stable, independent and flexible. You are characterized by high integrity and good communication and collaboration skills. Also, you are sensitive and accommodating, you have the ability to establish contacts and maintain professional relationships.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Skilled and committed employees are a crucial factor in the success of Linköping University. And we need more of them.

Our core expertise comes from teachers and researchers, but a successful university requires experienced and motivated employees in many fields. Everyone is important.

We need to recruit many new employees thanks to, among all, an expansion in our research activity. We need you here. We look forward to receiving your application!The Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences is one of the university’s largest departments, with operations mainly in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.Our aim is to engage in medical and biomedical education and research of high international standing. At undergraduate level the department is responsible for most of the medical program, the speech and language pathology program and the biomedical program. For more information about the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, please follow:

We are looking for Principal Research Engineer in Experimental Oncology.

Your future work assignments 

Your duties will include data collection and compilation of data from patients with colorectal cancer. You will also perform cell culture and experiments with zebrafish. Also bioinformatics analyzes of data from patients with colorectal cancer and statistical analyzes of various forms of therapy incl. chemotherapy, radiation therapy in relation to clinical outcome will be included in your duties. Supervision in laboratory methods such as DNA, RNA and protein analysis may be relevant, as part of your assignment.

Your future workplace

You will work at the Department of Surgery, Orthopedics and Oncology, in Xiao-Feng Sun's research group.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page

Reference Number: BKV-2021-00736
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Apply for the position by clicking the “Apply” button below. Your application must be received at latest 21 December 2021.

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

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Equal opportunities

Linköping University will continue to develop as an attractive and creative place of work, characterized by equal terms and actively works for equality and diversity.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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About the Employer:


  • Form of employment : Full time, time-limited employment one year.
  • Starting date : March, 2022.
  • Salary and employment benefits :The university applies individual salaries. Please indicate salary demands in the application.

More information about employment benefits at Linköping University is available here.

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Contact details

Xiao-Feng Sun
+46 13 28 18 60

Anette Wiklund
HR Manager
+46 13 28 68 41

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