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Linnaeus University is the result of a merger between Kalmar University and Växjö University. 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: Lnu.se
The position will involve assisting in several projects within the group including treatment of wastewaters, extraction of metals from minerals, and investigation of microbial communities in Baltic Sea sediments.
The work will involve reactor studies, extraction of nucleic acids, and other general duties in both the laboratory and field.
Qualification requirements for the position are a minimum of an undergraduate degree in molecular biology, microbiology, ecology, biotechnology or similar subject.
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 bioreactors, DNA extractions, and field work. 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. Finally, having a category B driver’s license would be beneficial.
Terms of employment: The position will be 100 % for 3 months. The starting date is as soon as the position can be filled. The position is located in Kalmar, Sweden.
For further information
Please contact Professor Mark Dopson (firstname.lastname@example.org), +46-(0)480-447334; Head of Department Per-Eric Betzholtz (email@example.com), +46-(0)480-446238; or HR partnerChristian Andersson (firstname.lastname@example.org>), +46-(0)470-708506.
Union representatives may be contacted via the university switchboard at +46-772-288000.
Applications should be made through www.lnu.se. Closing date for application is May 2, 2017. Mark your application with reference number 2017/2422-2.2.1
The application (in English) should contain a CV (with telephone and e-mail), documentation of exams and grades, a description of motivation and experience relevant to the work duties, 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 on the closing day.