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Research Technician (m/f) 80-100%

Kinderspital Zürich
  • 18.03.2023
  • 80 - 100%
  • Mitarbeiter
  • Festanstellung

Research Technician (m/f) 80-100%

Kinderspital Zürich as an employer
Kinderspital Zürich is the largest university children's hospital in Switzerland with about 2,500 employees, and is one of the leading centres for paediatric and youth medicine in Europe. Although the hospital may be big, it's the little ones that count: up to 100,000 patients are cared for each year across 47 faculties, where we do everything in our power to ensure their well being. 'Kispi' not only offers cutting-edge devices and the highest quality of care, but also a good sense of interpersonal issues. Alongside its comprehensive range of paediatric medicine and surgery facilities, the children's hospital also offers a unique rehabilitation centre and a research centre.

Your responsibilities
  • Maintenance of mammalian primary cell lines in culture
  • Perform drug (single and combination) assays
  • Assess drug response
  • Advanced handling of DNA and RNA (sample isolation, PCR, preparation for sequencing)
  • Protein isolation from primary patient tissue/cells and primary murine samples (Western blot)
  • Preparation of reagents and media used in laboratory experiments
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and supplies
  • Follow standard operating procedures and maintain detailed records of laboratory work
  • Collect, record, and analyze experimental data
  • Contribute to the preparation of research reports and presentations
  • Collaborate with team members to achieve project goals

Your profile
  • Apprenticeship as Lab Technician or BSc/MSc degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related field (no PhD)
  • At least 2 years of laboratory experience in a molecular biology laboratory research
  • Strong experience in aseptic handling of mammalian cells (preferably spheroid suspension cell culture)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to synthesize research findings for presentation
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Fluency in English (oral and written)

Prof. Javad Nazarian
Head of research group
+41 44 510 74 57

Kinderspital Zürich
Lengghalde 5
8008 Zürich