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We are recruiting! Laboratory assistant / Biomedical analyst

Cellectricon is an innovative discovery services provider in the areas of chronic pain, neuropsychiatry and neurology. We are now looking for a laboratory assistant/BMA with experience in tissue dissection and cell culture. The employment offers an exciting opportunity to provide important support to our ongoing customer projects.

The work consists of tissue isolation and seeding, cultivation and maintenance of both primary cultures and cell lines. The work also includes general laboratory research within the research group, such as preparing solutions and reagents, maintenance of equipment and purchasing and warehousing of custom goods.

Qualification Requirements:
Laboratory Assistant/BMA Education or equivalent. Expertise within preparation and cultivation of both primary cell cultures and cell lines including animal management, surgical procedures and sterile technology. Approved education in experimental animal science at the University of Gothenburg. Experience from preparation of primary cultures from nerve tissue – preferably both brain tissue and dorsal root ganglia.

The tasks require accuracy, flexibility, independence and organizational skills. The applicant will actively work in several international research projects with different focuses, therefore we also value collaborative and social skills. In addition, it is a prerequisite for good computer skills and good proficiency in oral (English and Swedish) and written reporting.

Desirable and/or merit in general: A thorough understanding of laboratory equipment and analytical procedures used in the laboratory (e.g. microscopy and immunocytochemistry). Knowledge of various techniques for transfection of genetic material. Driving license for car.

Type of employment:
Full-time, fixed salary. The work will mainly be carried out in our premises in Mölndal.

 

Information about the employment is provided by Johan Pihl. Welcome with your written application by 30 June 2017, marked “Laboratory Assistant / BMA”.