First Research Assistant (1 year) by the Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University, Sweden

Umeå University
Study in:Sweden
Deadline: 12 January 2018

First research assistant (1 year) by the department of Molecular biology

Department of Molecular Biology

  • Temporary position longer than 6 months
  •  100%

The department of molecular biology is looking for a first research assistant. The  position is available starting 1st February 2018 for 2 years.


We offer a scientifically stimulating environment provided by the Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå Centre for Microbial Research (UCMR) at Umeå University and the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine. The successful candidate will interact with researchers from different fields and with varied scientific and technical expertise. The research project involves investigation of translational regulation ribosome profiling, a deep-sequencing-based technique providing high-definition snapshot of cellular translational state (Ingolia 2009).


The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD exam within biomedical technology. The successful candidate is also expected to have hands-on expertise in deep sequencing approaches, preferably in RNA-Seq/ribosome profiling; RNA biochemistry, preferably in translation; microbiology, preferably yeast genetics. Expertise in bioinformatics is beneficial for more efficient troubleshooting of the currently set up data analysis pipeline. Good skills in English, both written and spoken are a necessity.


The application should be written in English, and should contain:

  • a motivation letter
  • CV with a full publication list
  • copy of the PhD diploma
  • contact details of at least two referees.

For questions regarding the position contact Vasili Haurliuk,


Vasili Hauryliuk, researchers

Registration number

AN 2.2.1-2286-17

Union representative


090-786 53 65


090-786 52 96


090-786 54 31

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