Research Assistant in Molecular Biology

University of Zurich Department of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease

Department of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease

Research Assistant in Molecular Biology
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We are looking for a research assistant with experience in molecular biology techniques to assist the completion of two projects in the field of energetic metabolism and adipose tissue biology to join the Verdeguer Lab at the Department of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease.

Your responsibilities

Molecular biology: cloning, PCR, quantitative qPCR.
Protein Biochemistry: protein extraction from cells and tissues, SDS-PAGE and Western Blotting, Immunoprecipitation.
Cell culture: culture and maintenance of cell lines, plasmid transfection, viral transduction.
LTK1 animal experimentation license.

Your profile

We expect a responsible, problem-solving, and flexible person to perform independently the assigned tasks. Conceptually understand the biological aim of the experiments and integrate the team's vision. Able to work under time-pressure. A Good English communication is required.

What we offer

We offer a dynamic and international working environment serving as a platform to gain additional experience and independence to transition into the next career step. The team is composed of 2 PhD students, 1 Technician and a Principal Investigator.

Place of work

Universität Zürich Irchel
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zürich

Start of employment

As soon as possible