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Uppsala, Sweden – Part time Research assistant – Pharmacy, Biomedical sciences

Uppsala University

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The Translational PET Imaging lab is looking for a part-time research assistant to work in a scientifically leading environment with researchers of diverse and international background, at Department of Medicinal Chemistry at Uppsala University, Sweden

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General Info

Position: Research assistant
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , , , ,
Deadline to Apply: October 29, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Translational PET Imaging lab
Department of Medicinal Chemistry
Uppsala University
Uppsala,

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Qualification Details

We welcome applications from candidates that have (or soon will have) a B.Sc. or a M.Sc. degree or equivalent in pharmacy, bioengineering, chemistry, biomedical sciences or similar fields of study.

The applicant is expected to work under supervision from senior scientists. Good organizational skills and flexibility is required as the applicant will support complex research projects. Good communication and collaborative skills are required as the tasks involves interactions with staff members from a broad international background. Good skills in English are a requirement, with proficiency preferably demonstrated by an internationally recognized test such as TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent.

Previous documented laboratory experience with radioactive pharmaceuticals, chemical analysis, cell culturing and/or immunohistological staining are an advantage. Completed course in radiation protection are an advantage.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The main duty of the position is to support ongoing research projects by performing routine laboratory procedures and in vitro and chemical assays. The work duties will also include routine maintenance of the lab.

Since the position is part-time, it can potentially be combined with ongoing university studies.

How to Apply?

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Reference Number: UFV-PA 2021/3620
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Documents Required

The application should be written in English or Swedish and contain a cover letter (max 1 A4), a CV, as well as copies of certificates of any higher academic degrees. If available, please also attach letters of recommendation or the contact details (name, e-mail, phone number) of any referees.

About the Project

The research assistant will support research projects, aiming to develop and evaluate novel PET radiopharmaceuticals for in vivo molecular imaging of disease processes. In this capacity, the applicant will perform and optimize routine in vitro assays. Depending on the background of the applicant, assays may include standard laboratory techniques such as radiometal chemistry, chemical analysis, cell culturing or immunohistological staining. Assays often involve handling of radioactively labeled compounds.

About the Department

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry at Uppsala University is a strong and international research environment. The department has about 85 employees and here, doctoral students, teachers, researchers and administrators work closely together in a creative and open environment. More information about the department can be found at www.ilk.uu.se.

The Translational PET Imaging lab is looking for a part-time research assistant to work in a scientifically leading environment with researchers of diverse and international background. Since the position is part-time, it can potentially be combined with ongoing university studies.

The position will be based in the Translational PET Imaging research group at Uppsala University and Science for Life Laboratory. The research group focuses on development of molecular imaging methodologies for improved diagnosis, management and treatment of disease (https://www.ilk.uu.se/research-groups/translational-imaging/). The research group is part of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and currently consists of 5 senior and 5 junior scientists, with diverse international backgrounds.

About the Employer: Uppsala University

Note or Other details

Selection process: Selection of candidates is based on qualifications, previous work experience, and personal suitability. Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.

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Contact details

Associate Senior Lecturer Olof Eriksson (olof.eriksson@ilk.uu.se) and Head of department Anders Karlén (anders.karlen@ilk.uu.se).

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