22. January, 24

Staff scientist (AC-TAP) for Spatial Biology Core Facility at Copenhagen University Hospital

A position as a staff scientist is available at the Bartholin Institute, Department of Pathology, Copenhagen University Hospital – Rigshospitalet and at the Biotech Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC), University of Copenhagen, with April 1, 2024 being the desired starting date.

Our aim and the environment

Spatial transcriptomics and immunofluorescence multiplexing improve our insight into many different diseases. We strongly believe that spatial transcriptomics and its combination with immunofluorescent protein analysis and other omics technologies will dramatically enhance our understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying human disease, leading to novel treatment options in the clinic. For this reason, the Bartholin Institute has a Core Facility for Spatial Biology. You will be part of the research environment at the Bartholin Institute, where we focus on brain cancer and diabetes and at the Biotech Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC), where we focus on cancer and neurological diseases.

The job

Your task will be to run and further develop a dynamic Spatial Biology Core Facility at the Bartholin Institute and facilitate interaction between already existing Core Facilities at the Bartholin Institute and BRIC with dedicated expertise and a high motivation regarding setting up and testing new technologies. You will closely work together with PIs, other staff scientists, researchers and biomedical laboratory scientists, and contribute in particular with your expertise in transcriptomics and project management.


We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic staff scientist with the following competencies and experience:

Essential experience and skills

  • You have a Ph.D. in Life sciences or related
  • You have documented strong experience in molecular biology and transcriptomics
  • You have experience in microscopy-based imaging
  • You enjoy interacting with colleagues and working in a team
  • You have good management, communication and organizational skills 
  • Good English skills, written and spoken

Desirable experience and skills

  • Experience in spatial transcriptomics and/or single-cell omics technologies
  • Experience in bioinformatic analysis of single-cell and spatial omics

Place of employment

The place of employment is in the Copenhagen Biocenter at the Bartholin Institute, Department of Pathology, Copenhagen University Hospital – Rigshospitalet ( and you will also be affiliated with (

An excellent research environment

The Bartholin Institute is located in the Copenhagen Biocenter, University of Copenhagen together with BRIC and the Finsen laboratory. We offer creative and stimulating working conditions in a dynamic and international research environment. Together we are 28 research groups sharing several core facilities and working on research projects relevant to cancer, diabetes, neurological and metabolic diseases ( We have weekly journal and data clubs, seminars with invited speakers and many different social activities.

Terms of salary and employment

The employment as ‘staff scientist’ (AC-TAP) is a full-time 2-year position. The starting date is April 1, 2024, or after agreement. Flexibility with regard to working hours is important and will be required. Employment will be by the provisions of the collective agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). The monthly salary will be based on the number of years of work experience (seniority) with the possibility to negotiate a salary supplement based on prior experiences and qualifications.


For further information regarding the position, please contact (


Your application should be in English and include:

  • Letter of application addressing the requirements (max. one page).
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A certified/signed copy of certificate(s) of education
  • Two references that could be contacted

Please submit your application by using the application portal. Only online applications will be accepted.

Application deadline: February 12, 2024, 23.59 CET

We reserve the right not to consider material received after the deadline, and not to consider applications that do not live up to the abovementioned requirements.

Interviews are expected to be held February19-21 in week 8.