Research Tech­ni­cian/​Labor­at­ory Co­ordin­ator

Helsinki, Finland
Sep 22, 2020
End of advertisement period
Oct 11, 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Evolution, Conservation, and Genomics research group, led by Academy Professor Craig Primmer (,
is looking for a


for the period of 1.12.2020 – 31.5.2022 (the starting date can be negotiated) to assist with conducting molecular biology and genomic analyses under the supervision of post docs and/or PhD students e.g. DNA and RNA extraction, next-generation sequencing, cell biology techniques, RNAseq, ChIPseq ATAC-seq, single-cell technologies. Additional tasks may include helping maintain experimental Atlantic salmon populations, sampling of Atlantic salmon for molecular analyses and assisting other lab members as needed.

The successful candidate will likely have experience with some of the above-mentioned techniques and be enthusiastic about learning others. They are also expected to be highly motivated to play a key role assisting an international team and have excellent organizational skills and good English communication skills. We appreciate a cooperative attitude and enthusiasm for learning new skills.

The salary is based on levels 6-8 of the job requirement scheme for other personnel in the salary system of Finnish universities. In addition, the appointee will be paid a salary component based on personal work performance. The position is offered with a six-month trial period.

Applicants are requested to submit their application, as one single pdf file, which includes the following documents:

  • CV including contact details for at least 2 referees
  • motivation letter (max 1 page).

The application must be submitted through the University of Helsinki electronic recruitment system by clicking on Apply for the position. Internal applicants (i.e., current employees of the University of Helsinki) must submit their applications through the SAP HR portal. The closing date for applications is 11.10.2020.

Further information is available from Academy professor Craig Primmer, craig.primmer(at)

Due date

11.10.2020 23:59 EEST

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