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Staff Scientist (Molecular biology) in normal and malignant hematopoiesis

The Porse group at the Finsen Laboratory/Biotech Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC), a research center of excellence at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, is seeking a highly motivated molecular biologist with strong skills in genome-wide approaches  
 
 
Job description 
We are seeking an ambitious candidate with a strong interest in genome-wide technologies and a wish to be part of an interactive research group. Research in the Porse group (Finsen Laboratory/BRIC/DanStem) is focused on elucidating mechanisms governing normal and malignant hematopoiesis with special emphasis on the behaviour of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) during adult hematopoiesis and leukemic stem cells (LSCs) in acute myeloid leukemia. To this end, we employ mouse models of human AML, mouse knock-out lines of putative HSC/LSC regulators, primary patient material and a broad range of genome-wide approaches.  
The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and developing our experimental “omics” tool box including ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, Chromatin Conformation Capture, Methyl-seq etc. Specifically, we´re looking for a person with strong attention to technical details and a genuine interest in implementing novel technologies for addressing our scientific questions. The successful candidate should be highly collaborative and enjoyed working in a team-based setting. 
 
Start: As soon as possible, exact date after agreement 
 
Duration: 3 years 
 
Qualifications and skills 
The successful applicant should have 
A PhD in life sciences or equivalent research experience 
A strong track-record in genome-wide approaches including ChIP-seq.  
Good organizational skills and a detail-oriented, structured approach to practical lab work  
Interactive team player that thrive by participating in several projects 
 
Place of employment 
The employment is at The Finsen Laboratory/BRIC, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen. We offer creative and stimulating working conditions in a dynamic and international research environment. Our research facilities include modern laboratories and a number of core facilities shared between the 24 research groups at BRIC and the neighboring Finsen Laboratory. We have weekly journal clubs, data clubs, seminars with invited speakers and a young researchers club ASAP and our own PhD programme, MoMeD and our own Postdoc Career Programme. 
 
Terms of salary and employment 
The employment is as ‘staff scientist’ (AC-TAP) in the Porse Group. The appointment is fixed-term (three years), full-time with starting date as soon as possible after agreement. Salary, pension and terms of employment will be in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Academics Central organization.  
 
Application 
Your application must be submitted electronically via this advertisement on http://www.bric.ku.dk/jobs/.  
 
The application must be submitted in English and must include the following:  
  • Motivation letter 
  • Curriculum vitae, including list of publications 
  • Diplomas – all relevant certificates  
 
Furthermore, the applicant should provide 1-2 letters of recommendation. To be taken into consideration, the letters must be signed by the supporting person on paper with institutional letter head and in PDF-format. The letters should be sent before deadline to bo.porse@finsenlab.dk with subject “name candidate-Porse-staffscientist-Okt2017”; preferably by the supporting person. Please make sure that an easy match between the recommendation letter and the individual applicant is possible. 
 
Application deadline: December 01th, 2017. 
 
We reserve the right not to consider material received after the deadline, and not to consider applications or letters of recommendation that do not live up to the above-mentioned requirements. 
 
BRIC and University of Copenhagen wish to reflect the diversity of society and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background. 
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Kontakt

Bo Torben Porse
E-mail: shb244@ku.dk

Info

Ansøgningsfrist: 01-12-2017
Ansættelsesdato: Start hurtigst muligt
Arbejdstid: Fuldtid
Afdeling/Sted: BRIC

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