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SV - Technician Position (80%)

EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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SV - Technician Position (80%)

SV - Technician Position (80%)

The Gene Expression Core Facility at the EPFL School of Life Sciences (http://gecf.epfl.ch) has an immediate opening for a


Technician Position (80%)


Work description

  • Taking part in the core facility services offering: next-generation sequencing,qPCR, c lassical molecular biology (cloning, DNA/RNA preparations…).
  • Being involved in the core facility everyday work, to the preparation of results reports and to the administration of the services.
  • Assisting in small R&D side-projects in the functional genomics field.


Desired profile

  • Trained as lab technician (CFC or equivalent) with experience in molecular biology
  • Basic knowledge or experience in next-generation sequencing, qPCR or automated platforms (Hamilton) will be considered a plus.
  • Highly motivated junior applicants interested in gainingexperience in these fields are also welcome to apply


The applicant should be highly motivated, rigorous yet flexible, reliable, well organized and have a pronounced taste for working as a team player in a service-oriented context. In addition, the ability in reading and speaking English is mandatory in the EPFL multicultural environment.


The suitable candidate will initially be hired on a 1-year contract (renewable), and willbenefit from attractive hiring conditions within a stimulating, modern and dynamic environment. EPFL offers equal opportunities to female and male candidates.


Starting date:December 1st, 2016 or to be discussed.

The position will be advertised until filled.



For further information, please contact Mr. Bastien Mangeat bye-mail: bastien.mangeat@epfl.ch


Sending of applications

Interested individuals should send their CV, a statement of interest, their diplomas and references from previous positions electronically to:candidaturesSV@epfl.ch

Please use the position title and the reference 4672/SV in the “subject” field.


Any email not containing this mention will not be taken into account