Administration, ekonomi, juridik
Bygg och anläggning
Chefer och verksamhetsledare
Försäljning, inköp, marknadsföring
Hotell, restaurang, storhushåll
Hälso- och sjukvård
Industriell tillverkning
Installation, drift, underhåll
Kropps- och skönhetsvård
Kultur, media, design
Militärt arbete
Naturvetenskapligt arbete
Pedagogiskt arbete
Sanering och renhållning
Socialt arbete
Tekniskt arbete
< tillbaka

Laboratory Technician/Manager - Kiehn Lab, University of Copenhagen

We are looking for a highly motivated and independent Laboratory Technician with
knowledge in neuroscience, molecular techniques and animal experimentation as
well as experience with managing an international and high-paced research

Description of the research team:
Kiehn Lab at the Department of Neuroscience works with molecular, cellular and
neurophysiological studies of the nervous system that control motor behavior in
the normal and diseased brain.
The research group is growing and is currently consisting of 15 group members
at the University of Copenhagen and Karolinska University in Sweden.

You can read more about Kiehn Lab here:

Your job:
Specifically your tasks will be to manage the lab for the research group in
You will be managing purchasing of reagents and consumables, taking care of
lab-environment, ensuring that the lab complies with rules and regulations,
implementation of modifications to lab protocols as needed by the group members.

You will be expected to perform genotyping of mice, to take care of animal
protocols and to contribute and support the ongoing research projects in the group
on an ad hoc basis.
Also, you will collaborate with the technical and administrative staff in the


Essential experience and skills:
- Laboratory technician degree, or an MSc in medicine/life sciences or equivalent.

- You are organized and have previous management experience of experimental

- You have experience in helping in the preparation of progress and dissemination
  reports on the technical processes.

- You have experience with molecular biology including genotyping.

- You have experience in dealing with laboratory waste management and risk
  assessment protocols.

- Experience with animals experimentation is an advantage.

- You have a service-minded attitude, including experience training others.

- You have willingness to acquire new technical expertise.

- You have good English and Danish skills, written and spoken.

- Desirable experience and skills.

- You experience with a wide range of techniques such as rodent handling
  (FELESA B or C), sample sequencing and experience with tissue processing and
  histology (e.g, cryostat, staining, microscopy).

We offer:
An enthusiastic working environment with highly motivated colleagues from all
over the world.

- Letter of application addressing the requirements (max one page).

- Curriculum Vitae.

- A certified/signed copy of certificate(s) of education.

- References from previous job/s.

To apply:

Your application must be submitted electronically by the advertisement found on
The application must include a motivated application, curriculum vitae, and copy
of relevant diplomas.

Terms of salary and employment:
This is a full-time position and employment will be in accordance with the provisions
of the collective agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and AC (the
Danish Confederation of Professional Associations)

The monthly salary will be based on the number of years of work experience
(seniority) with the possibility to negotiate a salary supplement based on prior
experiences and qualifications.
The employer will pay an additional 17.1% to your pension fund.

Or in accordance with the joint collective agreement between the Danish Financial
Ministry and Public Employee Organizations - The Government Area (OAO-S Joint
and the agreement for HK-laboratory technicians in government service.
The position is placed in salary group 4 with the possibility to negotiate a salary
supplement based on prior experiences and qualifications.
The employer will pay an additional 15% to your pension fund.

The position is funded for five years.

Further information:
For more information please contact Professor Ole Kiehn,,
phone (+45) 93565963.

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


Københavns Universitet

Blegdamsvej 3 B
Published: 2020-03-16
Last application date: 13 April 2020
Starting date: As soon as possible