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Aarhus Universitet

Indrykket 23-04-2021

Laboratory technician with placement in Madrid

The Department of Clinical Medicine at Faculty of Health at Aarhus University invites applications for a position as a laboratory technician with placement at the Experimental Pathology of Atherosclerosis Laboratory at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC), Madrid, Spain, as per 1 October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a 2 years fixed-term full-time position.

The position is part of a collaborative project funded by the European Research Council between the Atherosclerosis Research Unit at Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, and the Experimental Pathology of Atherosclerosis at CNIC. We offer a vibrant international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The infrastructure is well developed with modern laboratories, core and animal facilities. You will work full-time in the research group’s laboratory in Madrid. You can read more about the research group here, CNIC here, and Department of Clinical Medicine here.

Your job responsibilities
As laboratory technician, your primary tasks are to contribute to the research project with tissue and blood analysis and experimental procedures in animal models. You contribute also to purchasing of materials and you will have a leading role in the daily management of the lab. In your daily work, you have a close interaction with competent colleagues.

Your main tasks will consist of:

  • Histology, including tissue embedding, sectioning and immunohistochemical/immunofluorescence staining
  • Plasma lipid analysis
  • PCR and Western blotting
  • Animal procedures
  • Daily lab management
  • Instruction of new lab members
You will report to Professor Jacob Fog Bentzon.

Your competences
You hold a degree as laboratory technician and have vast experience in histopathological and standard molecular biology techniques (PCR and WB). Accreditation (FELASA) and experience with animal experiments are necessary.

As a person, you have good interpersonal skills, are friendly and helpful and able to contribute to a good work environment.

We expect you to have a good command of oral and written English. Fluency in written and oral Spanish will be considered an advantage.

Questions about the position
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Professor Jacob Fog Bentzon tel.: (+45) 9352 1562.

Your place of work will be the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Carlos III, Calle Melchor Fernández Almagro, 3, 28029 Madrid, Spain.

We expect to conduct virtuel interviews in the weeks following the application deadline.

Terms of employment
Terms of employment and pay according to individual contract.

Your application must include the following:
  • Motivated application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Indication of education (a copy of the diplomas should be uploaded)
  • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the recruitment system

We refer to the faculty’s Guideline for applicants.

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

Deadline: 06 May 2021


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