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Assistant Researcher in Microbiology, Immunology and Glycobiology: Sweden

The Faculty of Medicine is a part of Lund University, and is responsible for education and research within medicine and healthcare. Our academic programs are closely linked with the healthcare system and are firmly anchored in the faculty’s strong research tradition. Our research spans a broad field within experimental preclinical research, near-patient clinical research and health sciences research. The Faculty of Medicine, with its 1,800 employees and 2,700 students in Lund and Malmö, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world. The Department of Laboratory Medicine is one of six departments at Lund University’s Faculty of Medicine. We conduct leading research, both broad and specialised, within the field of laboratory medicine, focusing on the onset of disease and how we can improve diagnostics and treatment for patients. Some of our strongest areas with world-class research deal with cancer, genetics and blood. This position offers an exciting opportunity in cancer biology at the Division of Microbiology, Immunology and Glycobiology. Follow a new drug discovery from molecular mechanisms and animal models to clinical trials. The lab has an international working environment and offers great opportunities to develop a scientific career.

Work tasks

Focus on experimental studies using cell biology, and cancer biology techniques, molecular techniques and protein-peptide technology. The candidate will work individually and in a team and proactively test project relevant ideas. You will also have the opportunity to mentor junior group members.


  • a PhD in medicine/biomedicine or related areas is required
  • the candidate should also possess good oral and written communication skills in English
  • the candidate should be able to mentor junior group members


  • experience in cancer biology, genomics and proteomic technologies is preferred, as is a good publication record in peer-reviewed journals
  • an interest in translational medicine is favourable
  • the emphasis will be on personal suitability

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

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