Aarhus Universitet

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Indrykket 21-04-2021

Laboratory technician for 2-year position in protein biochemistry

We are seeking applicants for a position in protein biochemistry to join us at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics.

Starting Date and Period
The position is for approx. 2 years and is available from 15. July 2021 .
If additional funding is obtained after the end of the project period, an additional period of employment may be possible. The project is financed until 28. February 2023.

Job description
The employed laboratory technician will be part of an on-going contract-based collaboration with a US based biotech company focused on developing drug candidates from natural enzymes. The position is a central part of an ongoing project pipeline and includes experimental work, data analysis and reporting. The employee is also expected to take part in laboratory and equipment upkeep, as well as provide input to new assays, laboratory procedures and publications.

Your profile
Applicant should hold a degree as laboratory technician with at least 1-year work-experience in the field of protein biochemistry.
Applicant must have work-related experienced in the use of standard protein biochemistry methods such as SDS-PAGE, protein quantification.
Applicant must have work-related experience in the use of ELISA as an experimental setup to quantify protein and protein fragments.
Experienced user of data analysis software such as Excel and Prism is preferred and experience with curve fitting is an advantage.
Fluent in written and spoken English

Who we are/ The department
The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics is part of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Aarhus University and comprises research within the areas of Gene Expression, Molecular Medicine, Structural Biology, Systems Biology and Plant Molecular Biology. There are currently 75 full time scientific staff and 120 PhD students. The department is responsible for two educations: Molecular Biology and Molecular Medicine with a yearly uptake of 160 students in total. Please refer to http://mbg.au.dk/ for further information about The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics and to https://nat.au.dk/ and http://www.au.dk/ for information on Faculty of Natural Sciences and Aarhus University, respectively.

The successful candidate is offered:

  • access to a well-developed research infrastructure
  • laboratory space, shared equipment
  • a research climate inviting lively, open and critical discussion within and across different fields of research
  • a working environment with teamwork, close working relations, network activities among young scientists and social activities
  • a workplace characterized by professionalism, equality and a healthy work-life balance

Place of Work
The place of work is Gustav Wieds Vej 10C DK8000 Aarhus and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

Contact Information
For further information please contact project leader Jan Kristian Jensen, jkj@au.dk, phone +45 41 11 21 77.

Formalities and salary range
Salary and terms as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Unions.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

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

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Deadline: 11 May 2021

 


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Aarhus Universitet
Gustav Wieds Vej 10C
8000 Aarhus C
Telefon
87150000
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8000 Aarhus C
Danmark
Oprettet:
21-04-2021
Udløber:
11-05-2021
Kviknummer:
LJA-81991970
Jobtype:
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde:
Procesteknik og fødevarer