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Research Technician

European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) - Banterle Group

About the team/job

We are looking for a Research Technician to join the group of Dr. Niccolo Banterle in the Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit at EMBL Heidelberg, Germany. Our group uses a combination of high speed AFM, super-resolution microscopy and cell biology assays to investigate the cross-scale cellular organisational principles using centrioles as a model paradigm. We are searching for a highly motivated applicant who would have a central role in setting up the research group and make original scientific contributions to the research projects of the lab.

Your role

You will take part in specific research projects involving molecular biology, biochemistry and cell biology techniques, alone and in collaboration with other lab members. The ideal candidate will also have responsibility for general laboratory management, including administration of lab resources, purchases, scheduling lab duties and training of new group members in various techniques.

You have

  • An undergraduate, Masters or Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, cell biology or a related field from an accredited university or technical school.
  • Experience working in a lab and research environment.
  • Expertise in molecular biology methods, such as cloning, protein purification, cell culture and genome editing techniques.
  • An interest in basic science and laboratory work, organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

You might also have

  • Prior experience as a lab technician or lab manager.
  • Prior experience with light and/or electron microscopy.

Why join us

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organization with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary (commensurate with experience), a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including for your family, and an excellent childcare facility on campus. 

What else you need to know

We are Europe’s flagship research laboratory for the life sciences – an intergovernmental organization performing scientific research in disciplines including molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. We are an international, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with more than 1700 employees from many nations,

Location: Heidelberg - Germany
Salary: Technical Officer (gr. 4-6)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 16th July 2021
Closes: 11th August 2021
Job Ref: HD01990
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