Laboratory Technician in the Research Laboratories of the Department of Immunology 80 -100 %
Department of Immunology at UZH
Laboratory Technician in the Research Laboratories of the Department of Immunology
The research laboratories of the Department of Immunology at UZH (Group of Prof. Onur Boyman) are interested in cytokines and their function in various fields of immunology including cancer immunotherapy, autoimmunity, immune tolerance, and infectious diseases. We are experienced in fundamental research as well as developing novel therapeutics from conceptualization to in vitro and in vivo characterization to clinical application.
You will gain proficiency in and operate high-end immunology techniques, such as spectral flow cytometry, protein expression and purification.
You will assist or independently perform in vivo and in vitro experiments, including work with primary cells and cell lines.
You will perform routine laboratory work.
You will be co-responsible for laboratory maintenance (e.g. repairs and maintenance for clinical trials) and for consumables (autoclaving materials, preparation of buffers, media, etc.).
You will help with the ordering and keeping track of the finances of the research laboratory (acceptance of deliveries, contact with suppliers, inventory).
You will contribute to collaborative and cooperative projects.
Completed training as a laboratory technician or a bachelor's or master's degree in biology (or a similar field), or a comparable qualification.
Experience with work according to BSL-II guidelines
Knowledge of immunological methods is desirable.
Knowledge of methods of molecular biology (e.g., Western Blot, PCR, RT-PCR and ELISA)
Very good English skills, German skill desirable.
Completion of LTK module 1 (or a comparable FELASA certificate) is desirable, further training is advantageous.
The applicant should have a collaborative spirit, should be highly motivated, and dedicated to performing research of the highest quality.
What we offer
We offer you an international and dynamic work environment with a young team of scientists. You will have the chance to learn from and work on different projects with a wide range of methods.
Place of work
Häldeliweg 4, 8044 Zürich, Switzerland
Start of employment
01.11.2023 or by agreement.
Please send your motivation letter (in English), curriculum vitae (CV, in English), and certificates, all in a single PDF document.