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Research Engineer

Ref. No. SU FV-4461-18

at the Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences.

 Closing date: 25 January 2019.

At the Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences at Stockholm University, research and education is conducted in an international environment. The subject areas are Ecology and Evolution, Ecotoxicology, Marine Biology, Plant Physiology and Plant Systematics. Some of the research has direct environmental and societal relevance and the approach is often broad and interdisciplinary. About 140 people are working at the Department, of which ca. 35 are teachers and researchers and 50 are PhD students.

Main responsibilities
Main responsibilities are molecular laboratory work (DNA-extraction, PCR, preparation for sequencing), ordering of chemicals and material for the lab. The work may also include some minor field work and experimental lab work.

Qualification requirements
We are looking for someone with a bachelor’s degree, but preferably a master’s degree, in biology; someone who has laboratory experience using molecular methods (DNA-extraction, PCR, sequencing), and who is meticulous and well-organized in the lab.

Terms of employment
This a full-time employment for eight months, with a possibility for extension. Working part-time is also possible, with an extension of the employment accordingly. Salaries at Stockholm University are determined individually; therefore, please indicate your requested salary. Start date: 2019-03-01 or later.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Further information about the position can be obtained from Professor Peter Hambäck, telephone: +46 8 16 12 88,

Union representatives
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64,, Lisbeth Häggberg (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 40 17,, and (SEKO).

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Include cover letter, contact information for two reference persons and CV in your application. Bring copies of grades and certificates if you are called to an interview. 

The instructions for applicants are available at: Instructions – Applicants.

You are welcome to apply!

Stockholm University – our education and research produce results.

Closing date: 25/01/2019