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Biomedical Lab Technician (m/f) / 40-60%

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Description of UZH unit

Our group is investigating mechanisms of kidney diseases, a growing health issue in Switzerland. Our translational studies are using molecular and cell biology techniques, metabolic studies and genetics applied on mouse models. We play an active role in international consortia (EURenOmics, TranCYST) and collaborative networks in Switzerland. Ultimately, our goal is to improve the understanding and the treatment of diseases affecting the kidney.


Qualifications

Primarily, you will participate in our research projects using cellular and mouse systems according to well-established protocols. These studies include genotyping, biochemical techniques and metabolic studies in vivo. You will work within a team including senior technicians, Post-docs and PhD students with regular meetings and emphasis on training.


Language requirements
Native German, English, French. Very good command of English mandatory (w/s)


Computer skills         MS-Office


Requirements

 Completed education as lab technician in biology (junior level)

 Interest in DNA/protein techniques

 Interest to work with mouse models: managing colonies, genotyping, sampling

 Precise, well-organized and proactive

 Flexibility and open to learn new techniques

 FELASA certificate would be an advantage

 

We offer

A diversified work in a biomedical field with high relevance for health and medicine; opportunity for training and development; flexibility and team work, local and international contacts; competitive salary and benefits according to cantonal guidelines.

 

This position opens on: As soon as possible


Application

Please send your application (CV, letter of motivation, name and contact of two references) to: Huguette Debaix, Universität Zürich, Physiologisches Institut, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zürich, e-mail: huguette.debaix@uzh.ch


Deadline

30.06.2018