Laboratory Engineer position available in Department of Neurology at Oslo University Hospital, within framework of AI-Mind project


Applications are invited for one Laboratory Engineer position at the Department of Neurology, Oslo University Hospital (OUH), within the EU Horizon 2020 AI-Mind project.

AI-Mind is a five-year Research and Innovation Action (RIA) project, with a consortium of fifteen project partners from eight European countries. It is an interdisciplinary, international multicentre project that aims at developing a cloud-based diagnostic support platform for early dementia risk estimation in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The platform will use artificial intelligence (AI) based methods to integrate electroencephalographic (EEG) data with cognitive test scores and blood based genetic and protein biomarkers. Visit for detailed information.

This announcement is for a full-time vacancy as laboratory engineer at the Research Unit of the Department of Neurology which is located in the modern laboratory building at Domus Medica at Gaustad in Oslo. The Department of Neurology is part of the Division of Clinical Neuroscience at Oslo University Hospital and consists of three clinical hospital wards, outpatient clinics, and several laboratories.

The laboratory is looking for a person with a master's degree in biochemistry, molecular biology/biotechnology, cellular biology, or equivalent and broad work experience from molecular biology and cell biology research. Solid competence in biochemical and immunological methods will be emphasised. Documented experience with DNA techniques and work with ELISA and other proteins methods; if necessary, additional training will be provided.

The main tasks will be responsibility for the organisation and follow-up of the AI-MIND project's biobank and laboratory analyses of material from the biobank (DNA analyses and protein-based biomarkers). In addition, there will be tasks related to biobank and protein analyses of material from projects related to Parkinson's disease. The position is for three years and is vacant as of now; the starting date may be agreed individually.

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