Laboratory Assistant at Department of Neuroscience

  • Contract
  • Denmark
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

University of Copenhagen

We’re searching for a Laboratory Assistant at Division of Neuroscience, to start out 1 January 2024 or as quickly as doable hereafter. The place is time restricted till and together with 31 August 2024.

Our group and analysis

The Walter lab is doing analysis in neurobiology. Our initiatives and strategies give attention to chemical synaptic transmission, the first mode of knowledge switch within the nervous system. Our experimental system is the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, a strong genetic mannequin system. Specifically, we have an interest to grasp how the molecular parts of the synapse enable for quick and exact communication and the way they mediate modifications to retailer info or keep transmission underneath pathological situations (Reddy-Alla et al., Neuron 2017 Sep 13;95(6):1350-1364; Böhme et al., Nat Commun. 2019 Mar 6;10(1):1085). In a brand new line of analysis, we are going to make use of the genetic toolbox obtainable in Drosophila to research whether or not and the way human illness mutations trigger to synapse pathology.

The completely different job duties will likely be

  • Handle fly shares
  • Fly flipping
  • Cleansing
  • Obtain, register and retailer fly strains
  • Set up flyfood

Place of employment

The place of employment is Division of Neuroscience, College of Well being and Medical Sciences, College of Copenhagen. We provide artistic and stimulating working situations in a dynamic and worldwide analysis setting.

Phrases of wage and employment

The typical working hours is 10 hours pr. week.

Employment as Laboratory Assistant will likely be in accordance with the settlement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and OAO/HK STAT. The place is positioned in wage group 1.


For additional questions in regards to the job description and {qualifications}, please contact Alexander Matthias Walter, [email protected]


Your software in English ought to embody:

  • Curriculum vitae with title references
  • Motivation letter (max 1 web page)

Please submit your software by clicking on “Apply Now” under. Solely on-line purposes will likely be accepted. Software deadline: 23 November 2023, 2023, 23.59 CET

We reserve the suitable to not think about materials obtained after the deadline, and to not think about purposes that don’t reside as much as the abovementioned necessities.

The College of Copenhagen needs to replicate the variety of society and welcome purposes from all certified candidates no matter private background.

A part of the Worldwide Alliance of Analysis Universities (IARU), and amongst Europe’s top-ranking universities, the College of Copenhagen promotes analysis and educating of the very best worldwide commonplace. Wealthy in custom and trendy in outlook, the College offers college students and employees the chance to domesticate their expertise in an bold and casual setting. An efficient organisation – with good working situations and a collaborative work tradition – creates the perfect framework for a profitable tutorial profession.

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