Researcher in Pure and Applied Biochemistry
Lund University Division of Pure and Applied Biochemistry

Researcher in Pure and Applied Biochemistry

Lunds universitet, LTH, Kemiska institutionen LTH

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Description of the workplace 

The Division of Pure and Applied Biochemistry has research and education in the areas of molecular imprinting, bioseparation technology, protein engineering, bio- and biomimetic sensors, biomaterials and biomedical nutrition. The division is seeking an experienced researcher to strengthen its competence in nucleic acid-based isothermal amplification and CRISPR-Cas proteins for biochemical analysis, and for development of new biomimetic sensors.

We offer 

Lund University is a public authority which means that employees get particular benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension scheme.

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Work duties 

The work duties include:

  • Research in the fields of nucleic acid amplification for bioanalysis.
  • Research in the use of CRISP-Cas proteins for biochemical analysis.
  • Supervision of undergraduate students, degree workers and doctoral students.
  • Application of external research funding.
  • Administration work related to the tasks mentioned above.


Applicants must have: 

  • Completed doctoral degree in the fields of applied life sciences or biomedical engineering.
  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English.
  • Experience in isothermal nucelic acid amplification techniques.
  • Experience of using CRISPR-Cas proteins in biochemical analysis.

Additional qualifications for the position are:

  • Knowledge of molecular imprinting technique.

Consideration will also be given to how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development. 

Further information 

The position is a fixed term position for one year at 100 per cent of full time, with the starting date 2022-08-01, or by agreement. 

How to apply 

Applications are to be submitted via the University’s recruitment system. The application should include a CV and a personal letter justifying your interest in the position and how it matches your qualifications. The application should also include a degree certificate or equivalent and any other document to which you would like to draw attention (copies of grade transcripts, details of referees, letters of recommendation, etc.)”  

Welcome with your application! 

LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2022-08-01, or by agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2022/1586
Lei Ye, 046-2229560
Union representative
OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-2229364
SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
Published 02.May.2022
Last application date 16.May.2022 11:59 PM CEST
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