Cellectricon is an innovative discovery services provider in the areas of chronic pain and CNS in vitro research. We are now looking for a laboratory assistant with experience in tissue dissection and cell culture. The employment offers an exciting opportunity to provide important support to our ongoing customer projects.

The work consists of tissue production and seeding, cultivation, and maintenance of cell lines as well as primary cell cultures. The work also includes general laboratory work within the research group, such as preparing solutions and reagents, maintenance of equipment, contributing to experimental activities, as well as being responsible for the purchase and of labware and reagents.

Qualification Requirements: Laboratory Assistant education or equivalent. Expertise within preparation and cultivation of both primary cell cultures and cell lines including animal management, surgical procedures and sterile technique. Approved education in experimental animal science at the University of Gothenburg is highly desirable, as is experience from preparation of primary cultures from nerve tissue – preferably both brain tissue and dorsal root ganglia.

The tasks require accuracy, flexibility, independence and organizational skills. The selected applicant will actively work in several international research projects, therefore we also value collaborative and social skills. In addition, it is a prerequisite with good computer skills and good proficiency in oral (English and Swedish) and written reporting.

Desirable and/or merit in general: A thorough understanding of laboratory equipment and analytical procedures used in the laboratory (e.g. microscopy and immunocytochemistry). Knowledge of various techniques for transfection of genetic material. Driving license for car.

Type of employment: Full-time, fixed salary. The work will mainly be carried out in our premises in Mölndal.

Information about the employment is provided by Johan Pihl. Welcome with your written application, marked “Laboratory Assistant”.