The Health 2030 Genome Center (https://www.health2030genome.ch/) serves as leading house for Swiss genomic medicine by supporting and facilitating research and clinical activities nationally in the areas of genetics and genomics. The Genome Center is developing a vibrant genomics community to achieve its aims.

The Genome Center seeks a Laboratory Technician to support its DNA Sequencing Platform.

Description du poste

Job Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Characterization and manipulation of nucleic acid samples for high throughput DNA sequencing library preparation
  •  Preparation, characterization and quantification of high throughput DNA sequencing libraries
  •  Maintenance and use high throughput sequencing instrument for analysis of DNA sequencing libraries
  •  Maintenance and use of liquid handling robots for nucleic acid sample characterization and processing as well as sequencing library preparation and characterization
  •  Working in a laboratory environment clinically accredited for performing medical diagnostic tests
  •  Participation with other laboratory staff in maintaining an organized laboratory environment and in ordering laboratory materials
  •  Collaboration and coordination with other Genomic Center staff to insure smooth functioning of laboratory and timely processing of samples
Contact
Fondation Campus Biotech Geneva
  • administration@fcbg.ch

Profil requis

MINIMUM COMPETENCES/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • HES or university degree in chemistry or molecular biology, or laboratory technician degree.
  • 5 years laboratory experience in molecular biology, biochemistry or genomics.
  • Significant experience with high throughput DNA sequencing library preparation and instrument use. 
  • Fluency in English.

The position will suit a self-motivated individual who enjoys being part of a laboratory team with daily interactions with Genome Center staff and client scientists. The successful candidate will be in a rewarding environment at the frontiers of genomics and genomic medicine.

Contract type:     Open-ended (CDI - contrat à durée indéterminée)
Starting date:             Immediate
Percent activity:         80%-100%
Location:                     Campus Biotech Geneva

APPLICATION

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

Additional information:
Keith Harshman
keith.harshman@fcbg.ch
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