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Research assistant position for screening of antimicrobial compounds at Aarhus Uni, Denmark 2022


Research assistant position for screening of antimicrobial compounds is available in the field of microbiology at the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University, Denmark 2022


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General Info

Position: Research Assistant
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Jun 01, 2022
Contract Period: 1.5 year
Salary: According to standard norms

Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO)

Aarhus University (AU), Denmark


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Qualification Details

Applicants should hold a Master’s Degree in biology, molecular biology or similar and have extensive experience with the methods listed in the job description

  • Experience in the methods listed
  • Teaching experience
  • Publication experience
  • Collaboration and/or management skills
  • Communication and/or language skills
  • Personal skills

Responsibilities/Job Description

Your job will involve the following

  • Basic microbiological techniques
  • Screening of antimicrobial compounds
  • Confocal laser scanning microscopy
  • Molecular cloning of Gram positive bacteria

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: 8765

Application Procedure

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.

About the Department/Section/Group

iNANO (, was established in 2002 and at present is a major research and education center based at Aarhus University hosting 60 senior scientists, ~100 postdocs and ~160 PhD students. The center combines expertise from the disciplines including physics, chemistry, molecular biology and medicine to carry out world class interdisciplinary research in nanoscience and nanotechnology. The center gives access to a broad range of infrastructure, tools and expertise.

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Application procedure

Short-listing is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his/her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline. Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Natural Sciences refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

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Contact details

For further information, please contact: Associate Prof, Rikke Louise Meyer, +45 60202794, [email protected].

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