The Preclinical Neuroscience Platform technician will manage platform operations including equipment and process operation (e.g. histology, genotyping), maintenance and scheduling. The technician will also assist in instructing users in facilities use and will support effective communication of the platform’s goals, rules and functions with the researcher groups.

Her/his goal will be to ensure efficient performance of scientific research carried out in the platform.

Job Description

  • Perform genotyping services (extraction, PCR, analysis)
  • Technical assistance to scientists using core services, training of users or staff in proper use of equipment and compliance with regulations and GLP
  • Troubleshooting problems with all company assets and equipment
  • Assist in the development and enforce SOPs, work instructions and guidelines
  • Assist in the management and organization of all aspects of operations and maintenance.
  • Work with the Platform Advisory Committee and users to plan for efficient facility utilization and future equipment acquisition
  • Liaise with Biosafety officer to ensure compliance with biosafety rules 
Contact
HR
  • administration@fcbg.ch

Required profile

  • CFC in Biology or technical diploma in life sciences with 5 years experience in standard molecular and cellular biology experiments and histology or related field
  • Must be able to understand and explain underlying principles of histology, molecular biology
  • Strong practical background in molecular biology research techniques (including, but not limited to, cloning, DNA/RNA extraction, classic and real-time PCR, protein isolation, western blots)
  • Strong practical background in histology and immunohistochemistry related research techniques (including, but not limited to, cryosectioning, and formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded sectioning, immunohistochemistry and fluorescent microscopy)
  • Knowledge and relevant work experience of cell culture related research techniques would be a plus
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work as part of a team and with external collaborators
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to provide advices
  • Efficient, flexible and goal-oriented with strong organizational, and communication skills to enforce regulations and to handle multiple projects
  • French and English written and spoken. 

WE OFFER

  • Be part of a prestigious project of global prominence in biotechnology and neuroscience research
  • A young, dynamic, interdisciplinary team
  • A modern working environment based at Campus Biotech 

JOB INFORMATION

  • Contract based employment, 100% time position
  • Start: immediately
  • Deadline for application: until position is filled. 

APPLICATION

  • Applications should include a CV, a cover letter and reference letters, and should be send by email to: administration@fcbg.ch
  • Permanent contract
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