Department of Reproductive Medicine, Oslo University Hospital
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The Department for Reproductive Medicine at Oslo University Hospital, Norway, is seeking one full time embryologist for a permanent position. Start date is flexible, but an early start date is preferred.
Duties and responsibilities
The position involves all aspects of clinical IVF treatment including, egg collection, sperm preparation, conventional IVF, ICSI, embryo assessment, embryo transfer, vitrification of oocytes and embryos, as well as andrology and biobanking. Embryologists are also involved in quality assurance / quality control, inventory management, and general tasks associated with running the lab. The position involves weekend shift work (currently every four weeks) and evening work (currently every 12 weeks).
The applicant must have at least a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences and at least two years of experience in clinical embryology. A recognised certification in embryology is an advantage. Strong verbal and written English is expected, and successful candidates will be expected to independently enroll on a Norwegian course. The candidate must demonstrate eligibility to work in Norway, for example as an EU / EEA citizen, or with a current valid work permit.
The successful applicant will be highly motivated with a strong focus on both technical skills and academic knowledge. Applicants should have good problem solving and communication skills, be results focused, and be academically engaged.
The advertised position offers an opportunity to work in a successful, innovative, technically and academically-focused lab, with a good working environment. Oslo is a rapidly growing European capital city offering an exceptional standard of living, excellent outdoor life, and good flight connections. Salaries will be offered at a competitive rate and dependent on experience, with automatic pension scheme enrollment.