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Project assistant in microbiology with specialization in ´omics´-analyses

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Om jobbet

Welcome to Linnaeus University! Here you'll meet 2 200 staff members and 40 000 students, all united in following the vision to set knowledge in motion for a sustainable societal development. With us, research and education are conducted with an eye towards the future. Our proximity to the business world, both locally and globally, gives us a wide reach and the ability to create change that makes an impact. All that's needed is a place where ideas have the space to meet and grow. That's what we've created – and you are invited.

Change starts here!

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 as well as disease ecology.

Subject area for the position: Microbiology with specialization in omics analyses.
Employment and scope: Temporary employment for five months, full time.
Starting date: According to agreement.
Location until further notice: Kalmar.

Job 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.


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.

Merits: Experience working in a microbiology laboratory and relevant aseptic techniques plus DNA extraction and PCR amplification with extra merit of these techniques have been carried out on difficult to handle/low biomass samples. In addition, experience of fieldwork along with holding a driving license would put the candidate at an advantage.

We attach great importance to personal suitability.

Contact persons:

Professor Mark Dopson, tel: +46-(0)480-447334; E-mail:

Head of Department Jonas Waldenström, tel: +46-(0)480-446195; E-mail:

HR-partner Marianne Palmér, tel: +46-(0)480-447303; E-mail:

Trade union representatives can be reached via the university's switchboard 0772-28 80 00.

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Welcome with your application no later than May 29, 2024.

The application should be in English and contain a CV (with the applicant's telephone number and e-mail and contact details including the telephone number and e-mail of two reference persons), an application letter describing the applicant's research interests, motivation and experience relevant to the position, copy of passport, documentation of exams and grades and any other documentation that the applicant wishes to present.


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