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Research Technician (60-100%) with experience in molecular biology techniques
ETH Zurich
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Published: 26 days ago
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Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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Research Technician (60-100%) with experience in molecular biology techniques

The group of Prof. Berend Snijder (Institute of Molecular Systems Biology) at the Department of Biology (D-BIOL), ETH Zurich, is recruiting a
Research Technician (60-100%) with experience in molecular biology techniques
You will conduct experiments independently while working closely with other research group members. Your primary task will involve: tissue sample transport, isolating cells from tissues and cancer biopsies, performing immunohistochemistry, automated microscopy, and optionally data analysis. You will report and discuss the results directly with other team members. Additionally, you will organize and perform general lab tasks (ordering, documentation) and support lab members with other on-going experiments on a project basis.
You are a qualified BTA, CTA, MTA, biology lab technician, or you have at least a bachelor's or master's degree in biology, biotechnology or biochemistry. Ideally, you have prior experience with molecular biological, biochemical methods, cell-based assays, human tissue handling, and microscopy. You are interested to develop new skill sets and contribute to the team’s scientific aims. You have strong organizational skills and work well in a team. You are motivated, flexible, responsible and reliable. You have both good English and good German communication skills.
The Snijder Lab focuses on the molecular networks and organizational principles that drive cellular behavior in health and disease. We use high throughput automated microscopy, computer vision, machine learning, and integrative OMICs, developing novel techniques and applications for both quantitative cell biology as well as personalized medicine. We are funded by among others the ETH, SNF, ERC, and public/private partnerships.
The Department of Biology is located on the ETH Zürich Campus Hoenggerberg. ETH Zurich is a major research university, offering an excellent environment for innovative and collaborative research across disciplines.

We offer an exciting and challenging job in an international and interdisciplinary research team as well as an opportunity to work on different clinically focused research projects. Furthermore, we offer a competitive salary and flexibility in working hours. The starting date is as soon as possible, preferably late August or early September.

We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation, CV, diplomas and contact details of 2 referees. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information, please contact Prof. Snijder, at snijder@imsb.biol.ethz.ch (no applications) and/or visit our website www.snijderlab.org.

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