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  • Yrkesroll

    Laborant, biologi

  • Anställning

    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

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    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    11 januari

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    8 februari

Om jobbet

The Department of Biology and Environmental Science is part of the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.  The research activities within this multidisciplinary department include the areas of aquatic ecology, cell and organism biology, evolutionary biology, microbiology, environmental science and environmental engineering, and zoonotic ecology.

Placement city: Kalmar


Terms of Employment: The employment is 100% and lasts about 9 months. Starting date as soon as the post can be filled.

Project description:


The work will involve general duties to help keep the laboratory functioning efficiently as well activities related to the microbiology of the deep biosphere. Specifically, it will include field work for sampling, nucleic acid extractions followed by PCR amplifications of samples, chemical analyses, and microbial culturing.

Entry requirements:


A minimum of an undergraduate degree in biology including microbiology training. In addition, the candidate needs to be able to communicate effectively in both verbal and written English.

Other assesment grounds:  Experience working in a microbiology laboratory and relevant aseptic techniques plus DNA extraction, PCR amplification, and gel electrophoresis with extra merit of these techniques have been carried out on difficult to handle/low biomass samples. In addition, experience of fieldwork would put the candidate at an advantage. It will also be a merit if the candidate holds a driving license.

We place a strong emphasis on personal suitability.

The application in English should contain a CV (with the applicant's phone number and e-mail and contact details including phone number and e-mail of two reference persons), an application letter describing personal motivation and experiences relevant to the research project, documentation of exams and grades, a copy of passport and any other documentation that the applicant would like to present.

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.

For more information, please contact

Professor Mark Dopson, tel: 0480-44 73 34, E-mail: mark.dopson@lnu.se 

Head of Department Jonas Waldenström, tel: 0480-44 61 95, E-mail: jonas.waldenstrom@lnu.se

Human resources consultant Marianne Palmér tel: 0480-44 73 03, E-mail: marianne.palmer@lnu.se.

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