|Location:||Heidelberg - Germany|
|Salary:||Grade 4, 5 or 6; depending on qualifications and experience|
|Placed On:||21st January 2020|
|Closes:||26th February 2020|
About the team/job
EMBL is seeking an outstanding and experienced experimental Research Technician to join the ‘Systems Genetics and Precision Health’ group led by Dr. Lars Steinmetz. The group develops and applies genome-wide technologies to elucidate the genetic basis of complex phenotypes, the functions and mechanisms of transcription, and the genetic and molecular systems underlying diseases. The group works in an interdisciplinary manner across diverse projects, integrating experimental and computational biology.
The Research Technician´s responsibilities will include:
We are especially looking for a stellar experimentalist who already worked as a research technician. The successful candidate will have strong hands-on experience in cell and molecular biology techniques; experience with CRISPR/Cas9 genome engineering would be highly desirable. Applicants should have an appropriate University degree or equivalent certificate from a technical training college in a relevant scientific subject. 3-6 y of laboratory experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. The appointed candidate should have a strong interest in science, and be familiar with the biological mechanisms underlying gene expression. We expect the willingness to learn and develop to gain new knowledge and skills, and to contribute to the completion of project goals. (S)he will be capable to plan and execute experiments independently, but also enjoy being part of an interdisciplinary team of scientists within a highly collaborative international atmosphere. We expect the successful candidate to be well organized, with an attention to detail and record-keeping. Excellent communication skills and fluency in written and verbal English are essential.
You might also have
Basic knowledge in the field of next generation sequencing and computational biology would be an asset.
Why join us
Working for EMBL gives you an opportunity to apply your skills and energy for the greater good. EMBL is curiosity-driven, community-oriented and international. Competitive salary, a relaxed culture, ongoing professional development, an on-site nursery, canteen and library all make EMBL a great place to work. EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment.
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