The Department of Immunology (IMM) at University of Zurich (UZH) and University Hospital Zurich (USZ) is an academic center of excellence in immunology. IMM's ethos focuses on fostering, forming and training physician-scientists and academics in translational and human immunology research as well as diagnostic and care of patients with immune-mediated disorders.
Department of clinical Immunology at UZH and USZ (IMM)
Laboratory Technician (Research Laboratories)
- You will gain proficiency in and operate high-end immunology techniques, such as spectral flow cytometry and conventional flow cytometry devices
- You will assist with in vivo and in vitro experiments, including work with primary cells and cell lines.
- You will also perform routine laboratory work.
- You will be co-responsible for laboratory maintenance (e.g. repairs and maintenance for clinical trials) and for consumables (autoclaving materials, preparation of buffers, media, etc.).
- You will help with the ordering and keeping track of finances of the research laboratory (acceptance of deliveries, contact with suppliers, inventory).
- You will contribute to collaborative and cooperative research projects.
- Completed training as a laboratory technician or a bachelor's or master's degree in biology (or a similar field), or a comparable qualification.
- Completion of LTK module 1 (or a comparable FELASA certificate) is desirable, further training is advantageous.
- Experience with work according to BSL-II guidelines.
- Knowledge of immunological methods is desirable.
- Knowledge of molecular biology techniques (e.g. PCR, RT-PCR, ELISA and Western Blot).
- Curious personality, who communicates very well in English and German.
What we offer
In the Research Laboratories of the Department of Immunology at UZH and USZ (Group of Prof. Onur Boyman), we are interested in fundamental, translational and clinical research on various fields of immunology and immunotherapy. As an example, we research and develop novel cytokine immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disease. We offer you an international and dynamic work environment with a young team of scientists. You will have the chance to learn from and work on different projects with a wide range of methods.
Place of work
Central location in Zürich.
Start of employment
Employment start date to be mutually agreed. Please submit your application in English (CV, cover letter, certificates) in a single PDF document by September 21, 2021.
Dr. Dilara Sahin, Postdoc