Research assistant in biomedicine (Norway) ~

28 de octubre de 2015

Research assistant in biomedicine (Norway)

The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university with more than 14,000 students and close to 3,500 employees at six faculties. The university is located in the heart of Bergen. Our main contribution to society is excellent basic research and education across a wide range of disciplines.
Researcher (temporary)

A temporary full time (100 %) position as Researcher without PhD is available at the Department of Biomedicine, from January 1st 2016 – 31st December 2016.

The position is financed by The Norwegian Research Council and related to the project “Novel Experimental Therapy Targeting Aggressive NG2+cells in Human Brain Tumours: role of NK cell KIR-HLA ligand interactions in efficacy”.

The project
The project has the objective to functionally investigate natural killer cells as therapeutic effectors against malignant brain tumours. The successful candidate will join a highly active and multidisciplinary brain cancer research centre with state-of-the-art technologies and mentoring by leading scientists. Talented post graduates play a pivotal role in the continued success of the institute and gaining a research fellowship here is an excellent kick- start to a career in an environment committed to training outstanding cancer research scientists of the future.

Work place will be at Department of Biomedicine.

Additional information on the position is obtainable from Dr. Martha Enger, +47 55 58 63 80, e-mail ;

must hold a Norwegian MSc degree, or equivalent
must be fluent in spoken English and possess excellent written skills
must demonstrate a strong background within cancer or molecular cell biology, including gene      manipulation and protein expression techniques. Background techniques for this research project include, cell co-culture, flow cytometry and  associated data analysis proficiency will be an advantage
a considerable emphasis will be placed on personal skills. The  candidate must document ability to work independently and scientific  creativity, high capacity for work, collaborative team work, strong  motivation and commitment for science

We can offer
A competitive, multidisciplinary and stimulating work environment mentored by leading scientists in the field.
Salary level 47- 49 (409 700 NOK-423 000 NOK, code 1108/LR25.1-3) following ordinary meriting regulations. A pension contribution of 2 % will be deducted and deposited to the state pension scheme.
A good pension scheme in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.        
Recruitment to state employment
State employment shall reflect the multiplicity of the population at large to the highest possible degree. The University of Bergen has therefore adopted a personnel policy objective to ensure that we achieve a balanced composition regarding age and sex and the recruitment of persons of various ethnic backgrounds. Persons of different ethnic backgrounds and persons with disabilities are therefore encouraged to apply for the position.

The University of Bergen applies the principles of public openness when recruiting staff to scientific positions. Information about the applicant may be made public even though the applicant has requested not to be named in the list of applicants. The applicant will be notified if his/her request is not respected.

The successful applicant must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at any time.

How to apply
You send your application with attachments electronically via JOBBNORGE by clicking on the button marked “APPLY FOR THIS JOB”.

The application must contain:
a brief cover letter of the application stating your motivation for the position
an overview of your education and work experience (CV)
MSc certificate, and PDF copy of thesis
witnessed copies of diplomas and relevant certificates (applicants with education from other countries than Norway must enclose diplomas in both the original language and authorized translations)
publications and academic work (max 10) and a list of these
two referees (name and contact information)

The application should be sent via JobbNorge by clicking on the button marked “APPLY FOR THIS JOB”.
Please note that the applications will be forwarded to a committee with the information and attachments uploaded in JobbNorge at closing date. It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure that all relevant documentation is present.

Please notice that applications sent by e-mail will not be considered

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