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

The Center for Healthy Aging ( (CEHA) is seeking a motivated laboratory assistant for two years. The post is available from October 15th, 2019.


The CEHA is a center of excellence funded by the Nordea-fonden. The Center is comprising more than 200 scientists, focusing on biomedical, social and psychological causes of healthy aging. The CEHA is anchored in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine ( ).

Terms of employment

The position will be supervised by the CEHA executive director, Lene Juel Rasmussen (LJR). 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 10 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 LJR lab and office
  • Participate in daily and weekly LJR lab operational routines (deliveries/storage etc)


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 24th, 2019.

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All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of personal background.


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Ansøgningsfrist: 24-09-2019
Ansættelsesdato: 15-10-2019
Arbejdstid: Deltid
Afdeling/Sted: The department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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