Lab Technician for Biobanking and Large Library Screeining

DTU Nanotech
Wednesday 07 Nov 18

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A lab technician position is available in the ‘T cells and Cancer’ group headed by Professor Sine Reker Hadrup, DTU Nanotech, the Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby. The ‘T cells and Cancer’ group is currently consisting of 25-30 people, including Postdocs, PhD students, Technicians and undergraduate students.

The overall aim of the research group is to gain novel insight to T cell recognition of cancer and autoimmune diseases, through use and development of novel technologies.

Responsibilities and tasks
The lab technician will be working on analyses of T cells in the context of cancer and autoimmune diseases.

The tasks includes: 

  • Bioanking and collection of biological material (mostly lymphocytes)
  • Implementation of robotics sytems
  • Establishing protocol on pipetting robot
  • Quality assurances of robotics system
  • Molecular analyses of T cells (PCR and QPCR),
  • Preparation of PCR buffers and master mixes
  • Preparation of critical solutions
  • Flow cytometry analyses
  • Control and generation reagents for DNA-barcoding of MHC multimers

The lab technician will work closely associated to researchers in the lab.

It is important that the applicant has knowledge in robotic implementations, cell culturing and biobanking, molecular analyses (PCR). Additionally experience in Flow Cytometry is preferred.

Experience with the following is advantageous: 

  • Cell line maintenance
  • Buffer preparation
  • Protocol elaboration
  • Robotic Software knowledge
  • Pipetting of large libraries

Personal qualifications: 

  • Dedication and flexibility
  • Team player
  • Working in an international environment
  • Take responsibilities for training of new employees and students

We offer: 

  • High-level research environment and expertise in the relevant field
  • Large research network
  • A social research group and department
  • International environment
  • Relevant instruments and lab equipment

Salary and terms of employment
Salary and employment conditions will be based on the OAO-S joint agreement and association agreement for office workers, laboratory technicians and IT staff (HK/Stat) signed with the Danish Ministry of Finance. Start date: 1 January 2019.

Workplace: DTU Lyngby Campus.

Application and contact
Please submit your online application no later than 21 November 2018 (local time). Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach your motivated application, CV and exam certificates. 

If you would like additional information about the position, please contact Professor Sine Reker Hadrup,, mobile number +45 2712 5221

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Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Nanotech, the Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology, is situated in the northern part of Copenhagen. DTU Nanotech is a center of excellence in micro-and nanotechnology utilizing sciences across the traditional boundaries of technology, thereby enabling innovative solutions for the benefit of society. DTU Nanotech has approx. 270 staff members with 40 % international employees, hence, the department constitutes an international environment.

DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our staff of 6,000 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society, and our 11,200 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent academic university collaborating globally with business, industry, government and public agencies.