Associate Researcher in Molecular Pediatric Oncology

 

Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of laboratory Medicine

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 45 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Description of the workplace
The Molecular Pediatric Oncology research team at the Department of Laboratory Medicine within the Faculty of Medicine currently conducts translational cancer research. At present, the research team is working on neuroblastoma preclinical drug testing projects. The group is international and comprises research, administration and technical staff. As a workplace, we safeguard a positive work environment with respect and consideration in our relations with one another.

What we offer
Lund University is a public authority, which means that you will have special benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension. We also have a flexitime agreement that creates good conditions for work/life balance. Read more on the University’s website about being a Lund University employee, Work at Lund University

Work duties and areas of responsibility
The research assignment consists in you independently conducting preclinical drug testing projects, under the leadership of the project manager. The project includes work with patient-derived in vitro and in vivo models of neuroblastoma, cell- and molecular biology techniques, preclinical drug testing assays and more. The work duties also comprise documentation and scientific writing. 

Qualification requirements 
The requirements for the position are:

  •  A doctoral degree in translational cancer research specialising in preclinical drug testing
  • Experience of research in neuroblastoma, patient-derived in vitro and in vivo models, combination drug testing
  • Experience of analyzing drug responses in vitro and in vivo, and transcriptome data
  • The ability to conduct independent research at an advanced level
  • Excellent knowledge of English
  • Excellent analytical ability, drive and a good ability to collaborate

Additional qualifications for the position are:

  • Experience with drug screening, synergy, testing and patient-derived model 
  • Previous experience of research in similar projects

Research expertise is the foremost criterion for employment. The evaluation of applicants will take account of their research profile, experience and knowledge.

Further information
The employment is on full-time and time-limited.
Start date is 2023-07-10 or according to agreement and end date is 2023-12-31

How to apply
You apply for the position via the University’s recruitment system. The application is to include a personal letter describing how you meet the qualification requirements and why you are interested in the position. The application is also to include a CV with a list of publications, a general description of previous research and any other documents to which you wish to draw attention (copies of degree certificates, grade transcripts, details of referees, letters of recommendation, etc.)

 

Type of employmentSpecial fixed-term employment
Contract typeFull time
First day of employment2023-07-10 or according to agreement
SalaryMonthly Salary
Number of positions1
Full-time equivalent100
CityLund
CountySkåne län
CountrySweden
Reference numberPA2023/1244
Contact
  • Daniel Bexell, Recruiting Manager, +46462226423,daniel.bexell@med.lu.se
  • Adam Niekrasz, Human Resource Coordinator, +46462220000
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, kansli@saco-s.lu.se
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
Published22.May.2023
Last application date15.Jun.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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