Research Assistants in Immunology – Aarhus, Denmark

    Research Assistants in Immunology - Aarhus, Denmark

    Research Assistants to Viral Infectious Disease is available at the Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    June 22, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionResearch Assistant Position
    No. of Position(s)2
    Research Area– Immunology
    – Virology
    Scholarship“According to standard norms”
    WorkplaceDepartment of Clinical Medicine,
    Aarhus University, Denmark
    Contract Period1 Year
    Starting dateJul 01, 2021 or ASAP


    • Have a background within immunology and/or virology and have independent and flexible mindset with good organizational skills
      Experience with one or more of the following will be considered an advantage
    • To have a working knowledge in functional immunology
    • To have experience with advanced flow cytometry applications and specific experience in the working with BD and MACS Miltenyi flow cytometers
    • Project experience in virology preferentially knowledge of working in biosafety class 2/3 virus production and virus infected cell culture
    • To have experience with nucleic acid molecular manipulation incl PCR
    • For one of the positions we particular seek applicants with experience in next generation sequencing -primarily on the illumina platform but we also have projects using Oxford Nanopore sequencing
    • To be eager to learn and work in the interface of basic cellular biology /virology and experimental clinical medicine trials meeting the challenges of developing methods to the highest international scientific standards
    • Have good interpersonal skills, are friendly and helpful and able to contribute to a good work environment
    • To be fluent in oral and written English


    • Your primary tasks are to perform laboratory experiments
    • You contribute to the research at the department through research of highest international quality
    • In your daily work, you have a close interaction with competent colleagues and will perform cutting edge research in developing and understanding immunotherapy of chronic infections with particular emphasis on HIV-1
    • Boosting immune responses to target and kill HIV-1 infected cells is a vital focus of our research efforts in developing novel strategies to enable a cure for HIV-1
    • We have a range of projects studying potent novel anti-HIV monoclonal antibodies and derivatives both in cell culture, in mice models and in clinical trials
    • The positions will work within this field of translational biomedicine and clinical research and we seek to shorten the path from discovery to testing

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    About the project/department

    As a Research Assistant at the Department of Clinical Medicine, you will be part of what is probably the largest health science research department in Denmark. Our clinical research covers all the medical specialities and takes place in close collaboration with the university hospital and the regional hospitals in the Central Denmark Region. We have approx. 30,000 square metres of modern research facilities for experimental surgery and medicine, animal facilities and also advanced scanners at our disposal. The department has overall responsibility for the Master’s degree programs in medicine and in molecular medicine. At the department we are approx. 425 academic employees and the same number of PhD students cooperating across disciplines. As a Research Assistant, you will be working on Aarhus University Hospital or another hospital in the Central Denmark Region.


    All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background


    Head of Research Department of Infectious Diseases
    Martin Tolstrup
    Tel.: (+45) 78452843

    Official advertisement

    Research Assistants to Viral Infectious Disease

    Post expires at 8:59am on Wednesday June 23rd, 2021 (GMT+9)