Uppsala University, Department of Organismal Biology

The Department of Organismal Biology teaches and explores the evolution, development and function on the organismal level. For more information see www.iob.uu.se.

Opening of a 3 month project assistant position 50 % at the Genome Engineering Zebrafish Facility, SciLifeLab.

Duties: As a project assistant at the Genome Engineering Zebrafish Facility, SciLifeLab you are responsible for adequate husbandry of the zebrafish in the facility. This includes: feeding, maintenance of aquatic systems, control of water quality and maintaining appropriate records. Additionally, work may include managing fish breeding and health checks of zebrafish. Occasionally some tasks can be physically demanding. Weekend work will be required. The candidate will work closely to the users of the facility and be helpful.

Requirements: Gymnasium degree or skills that the employer considers equivalent. We are looking for qualified and motivated candidates with an interest in animal health and welfare. 

Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and in a group are required. An ability of initiative and a structured approach is important for this position. As a person, you will be expected to be efficient, accurate, and eager to develop the operation. We value a good sense of service. Particular emphasis will be placed on personal suitability. The position requires good English language skills.

Additional qualifications: Biological post-secondary education in biology and/or chemistry. Previous experience of working with zebrafish or other aquatic model organisms and live feeds for aquaculture.

The application should include a letter describing yourself and relevant experience, CV, copies of diplomas and certificates. Include contact information for at least two reference persons.

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: 01-06-2021 or as otherwise agreed.

Type of employment: Temporary position ending 31-08-2021.

Scope of employment: 50 %

For further information about the position please contact: Tiffany Klingström phone number +46-(0)18 – 471 2635, e-mail ebc_zf@ebc.uu.se.

Please submit your application by 12 of May 2021, UFV-PA 2021/1698.

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Type of employment Special fixed-term employment
Employment expires 2021-08-31
Contract type Part-time
Salary Individual salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 50 %
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2021/1698
Union representative
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 29.Apr.2021
Last application date 12.May.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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