Laboratory Assistant (monthly paid)/ a student employee at the Protein and Peptide facility at Department of Drug design and Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen

The Protein and Peptide facility at Department of Drug design and Pharmacology has one vacant position as a student employee/ Laboratory Assistant (monthly paid).

About the department
The Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology (ILF) is a part of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen. Approximately 300 scientific and administrative staff members are employed at the department (2018) and delivers research and teaching within a wide range of disciplines.

About the Protein and peptide facility
The facility provides a number of labs with equipment for protein production, DNA cloning, crystallization, and cell culturing of E-coli and higher cells.

Your tasks
The tasks will mainly consist of:

  • Autoclaving of pipette tips, micro tubes, culture flasks etc.
  • Preparation of standard buffers and stocks
  • General cleaning of workstations in labs and disposal of GMO waste etc.
  • Filling of MQ water reservoirs and EtOH spray flasks
  • Unpacking and deregistering of chemicals
  • Unpacking of plastic utensils etc. and filling of storage depots
  • Supply all labs with gloves, paper tissue, aluminum paper etc.   
  • Arranging in place cleaned glassware
  • Cleaning of Equipment
  • Siliconizing of cover glasses

Your competences
We expect that you are responsible, thorough and flexible in regard to time schedules. It is an advantage with some experience in lab work and students at BCs level or higher is preferable.

Terms of employment   
The employment will be in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and OAO/HK STAT. Salary group 1, scale 1 equivalent to 129 dkk per hour.

The position is permanent and would like to be occupied 15th of November, or as soon as possible hereafter. It is conditioned on an active enrolment as student at the University of Copenhagen. The working hours is 5 hours per week.

For further information please contact facility manager Lise Baadsgaard Kristensen, tlf: 45 35336647 or E-mail:  

Deadline for application 9 October 2022

How to apply for the position
Please submit your application by clicking "Apply now" below.

The application should consist of the following:

  • Letter of application/motivation
  • Your CV
  • Documentation for enrolment as student

The University of Copenhagen wish to reflect the diversity of society and encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of personal background.


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: 09-10-2022
Employment start: 15-11-2022
Working hours: Part-time
Department/Location: Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology
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