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Hourly paid attendant (laboratory) to DanStem

Hourly paid attendant (laboratory) to DanStem  
The Danish Stem Cell Center (DanStem) at Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen is looking for an hourly paid attendant to join the Laboratory section starting May 8 or upon agreement.  
DanStem comprises of two sections: The Novo Nordisk Foundation Section for Basic Stem Cell Biology, where we address basic research questions in stem cell and developmental biology (BasicStem). The second Section for Strategic Translational Stem Cell Research and Therapy (TransStem) is focused on the translation of promising basic research results into new strategies and targets for the development of new therapies for cancer and chronic diseases such as diabetes, Parkinson’s disease and liver failure. Find more information about the Center at
We are seeking a service minded and conscientious attendant to handle various practical tasks in and around the laboratory. You will be part of the Lab. team and will work closely with the lab manager and another attendee.
Job description 
- Various tidying and cleaning tasks in the laboratory  
- Washing, autoclaving and cleaning laboratory equipment  
- Unpacking and stocking up deliveries  
- Ordering of basic supplies for the lab  
- Collect and dispose of laboratory waste  
- Collect laundry and pick up clean supplies  
We expect you to work approximately 10 hours per week.
Your profile  
You are stable, responsible, and detail oriented.  
You approach your task systematically and you can work independently and thoroughly.  
You are service minded and conscientious and enjoy working in a multi-cultural research environment.  
You are able to communicate in English.  
Experience in working in laboratories is an advantage.  
Employment conditions  
Employment conditions will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Organizations of Public Employees – governmental institutions (the OAO-S collective agreement) and under “Lager og –handelsarbejderne i hovedstaden”  
The application must include  
1. Motivation letter  
2. Curriculum vitae incl. education, experience, previous employments, language skills and other relevant skills  
3. Copy of diplomas/degree certificate(s)  
For further information about the position please contact lab manager Naomi Geshi by e-mail:  
How to apply  
To apply for this position, please submit your application, CV, and other relevant documents via the link below or via this advertisement found on  
The University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.  
Application deadline: May 7th 2017  
Only applications received in time and consisting of the above listed documents will be considered.  
Applications and/or any material received after deadline will not be taken into consideration.  
We will conduct an ongoing screening of the applications and call relevant applicants for an interview.  
Founded in 1479, the University of Copenhagen is the oldest university in Denmark. It is among the largest universities in Scandinavia and is one of the highest ranking in Europe. The University´s eight faculties include Health Sciences, Humanities, Law, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Science, Social Sciences and Theology.  

Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.


Application deadline: 07-05-2017
Employment start: 08-05-2017
Employment type: Permanent employment
Working hours: Part-time
Department/Location: DanStem

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