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Scientific Associate

Posted on Aug 21, 2019 by RM IT Professional Resources AG

Basel, Switzerland
Research
21 Mar 2019
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Scientific Associate I (Genotyping and Cryopreservation) vacancy for our Basel based client in the pharmaceutical sector.

Your experience/skills:

  • Education (minimum): Biological technical assistant/Bachelors degree in life sciences
  • Languages: Minimum requirements: fluent in German and/or English
  • Experience: Two or more years of experience in molecular biology and in vivo work, preferably in the areas of genotyping and mouse model preservation.
  • Experience in designing and setting up specific PCR protocols that allow unambiguous determination of mouse genotypes.
  • Experience in qPCR methods (SYBR, Taqman, ddPCR) and NGS library preparation is a plus
  • Experience embryo/sperm freezing and in vitro fertilization (IVF) experiments (including in vivo work). Working knowledge of mouse model types, transgene structures and strategies (eg inducible KO), Mendelian genetics
  • Ordering of laboratory consumables using e-Shop or alternative tools.

Your tasks:

  • Planning and execution of experiments to determine the genotype of genetically modified mice according to established protocols.
  • Performing embryo freezing, sperm freezing and in vitro fertilization (IVF) experiments (including in vivo work) according to established protocols.
  • Conduct experiments to genetically characterize newly generated mouse lines according to established protocols.
  • Contribute to the implementation and set-up/design of new experimental methods in genetic characterization.
  • Ensuring accurate documentation and reporting of generated data.
  • General organization and maintenance of the laboratory infrastructure

Start: ASAP
Duration: 18MM
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Ref.Nr.: BH14763

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