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Project assistant

  • Ort


  • Yrkesroll


  • Anställning

    Heltid, 3 - 6 månader

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    20 februari

  • Sök jobbet senast

    13 mars

Om jobbet

Welcome to Linnaeus University! A place for knowledge, ideas and development. For growth potential and a belief in the future. In Småland and in the world.

The research activities within the Department of Biology and Environmental Science include the areas of aquatic ecology, cell and organism biology, evolutionary biology, microbiology, environmental science and environmental engineering as well as zoonotic ecology. For more information see:

Job tasks

The position will involve assisting in a project investigating microbial community adaptations to raised temperature in the Baltic Sea. The work will involve extraction of nucleic acids, PCR amplifications, water chemical analyses, and other general duties in the laboratory and potentially in the field.


Requirements for the position are a minimum of an undergraduate degree in molecular biology, microbiology, ecology, biotechnology, chemistry or similar subject. In addition, the applicant should be proficient in written and spoken English and have the ability to work independently as well as interact well in a research group.

Other assessment grounds that would place the candidate at an advantage include documented evidence of working within a microbiology laboratory as well as experience with DNA extractions, water chemistry and fieldwork. Finally, having a category B driver’s license would be beneficial. We attach great importance to personal suitability.

Terms of employment

The position will be 100 % for four months with the possibility for extension. The starting date is as soon as the position can be filled. The position is located in Kalmar, Sweden.

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Questions concerning the appointment are answered by HR partner Christian Andersson (
Union representatives can be reached through the university switchboard: +46772-28 80 00.

Welcome to send in your application by 13 March 2019 at the latest. 

Linnaeus University has the ambition to utilize the qualities that an even gender distribution and diversity brings to the organization.

Please apply by clicking on the Apply button at the bottom of the ad. The credentials you invoke must be verified with certification and they must be attached digitally in your application. The application and other documents to be marked with the reference number. All documents cited must be received by the University no later than 24.00 (Local time in Sweden) on the closing day.