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Laboratory Technician in Disease Modeling Screening Platform


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Luxembourg Institute of Health
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/01/2021 00:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Luxembourg › Esch-sur-Alzette
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    CM/LT1120/YJK/DMSP
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

OFFER DESCRIPTION

2 year fixed-term contract, full-time, asap.

The Laboratory Technician will work on setting up Disease Modeling Screening Platform (DMSP) in Luxembourg. Disease Modeling Screening platform is a core faciclity for translational research in Luxembourg. He/she will mainly work on early drug discovery project at Disease modeling Screening Platform (DMSP).

Key Accountabilities:

Carry out experiments in the DMSP lab.

Analyze and notify results to the project leader and suggest new ideas where necessary.

Establish new protocols and generate validated SOPs.

Transfer technical knowledge to researchers, students and the staff of the research unit to perform experiments with validated SOPs.

Draft and update the register of technical protocols and databases of the research unit.

Development of the cellular assay in 384 well plate using Human cell line, IPSC, and cancer cell lines.

Monitor the equipment, notify potential technical defaults to the Head of Unit or to project leaders.

Monitor stocks of consumable materials (reception and storage of deliveries, drafting of purchase orders to be signed by the designated persons, research of information on the products to be ordered, etc.).

Where necessary, suggest areas for improvement for the protocols to be followed, and evaluate new technologies.

Be able to learn new laboratory techniques required for a project.

Keep current databases updated and find solutions to manage information efficiently if needed.

Participate in development of new methodologies.

Suggest initiatives to resolve or prevent technical problems in consultation with the project leader.

Share best practices within the research unit, but also with other research units of the Luxembourg Institute of Health.

Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Laboratory Technician’s diploma (three years' higher education required).

Experience in High Throughput/High Content screening using cellular models.

Experienced in working in translational research (Academic/Industry).

Practical experience in one or several of the following areas: cell culture, molecular biology, immunology and animal biology.

Rigor, strong work discipline, team player, self-driven motivation, initiative taking, punctual and reliable.

Languages skills: fluent command of English required.

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Luxembourg Institute of Health
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Esch-sur-Alzette

EURAXESS offer ID: 578930

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