Laboratory Assistant (paid by the hour) for the Center for Chromosome Stability, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

The Center for Chromosome Stability ( ) is seeking a motivated laboratory assistant for one year. The post is available from October 15th, 2019.


The CCS is a center of excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation. Its mission is to conduct basic biomedical research on the role of chromosome abnormalities in the development of human disease. The CCS is anchored in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine ( ) and supports seven scientific groups comprising postdoctoral fellows, PhD students and experienced laboratory technicians.

Terms of employment

The position will be supervised by the CCS laboratory manager, Frederick Luk. Because of the international make-up of the center, the working language is largely English. The position will be paid by the hour according to Labor Grade 1 and the employment will be in accordance with the current agreement between the Danish Government and HK-stat (Dansk Laborant-forening). It is expected that the post-holder will require flexibility in their working hours, but 12 hours on average per week would be desirable. The employment is conditional upon the post-holder being enrolled as a student at a University.

Job tasks

The tasks performed will vary from week-to-week, but will include:

  • Maintaining stocks of supplies and consumables
  • Assisting with maintenance of the CCS labs and offices
  • Participate in daily and weekly CCS operational routines (deliveries/storage etc)
  • Basic laboratory support


Applications should be in English and include:

  • A cover letter explaining your motivation to take the post
  • A curriculum vitae

The deadline for receipt of applications is September 20th, 2019.

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All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of personal background.


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Ansøgningsfrist: 20-09-2019
Ansættelsesdato: 15-10-2019
Arbejdstid: Deltid
Afdeling/Sted: Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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