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Junior Laboratory Technician

EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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Junior Laboratory Technician

Junior Laboratory Technician

The position is available immediately in the Medtronic Chair in Neuroengineering (https://lne.epfl.ch) at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland (www.epfl.ch).

Our laboratory is located at Campus Biotech Geneva (https://www.campusbiotech.ch/en). We are a truly multidisciplinary lab where scientists from different backgrounds cooperate to accomplish highly innovative projects. In fact, we bring together researches on materials science, engineering, and life science, by the convergence of physicists, engineers, biologists, and neuroscientists; this makes our laboratory an active place for cross-contamination among several expertise. Our mission is the implementation of novel technological approaches for fighting blindness by combining bioengineering and biotechnological tools. Ultimately, we aim at translating our research findings into clinical practice.

We are looking for a junior highly motivated and enthusiastic laboratory technician for the following activities:

  • Performing brain sections and immunofluorescence staining
  • Imaging of biological samples
  • Preparation of solutions and reagents
  • Management of the laboratory stock of materials and chemicals
  • Other activities could be added depending on the commitment of the candidate to expand her/his knowledge in learning new technics.

Preference will be given to laboratory technician with the following requirements:

  • Previous experience in the above-mentioned activities
  • Good communication skills in English

Members of our laboratory share a commitment to the training of young scientists and the working environment in our group offer unique opportunities for acquiring new knowledge, expertise and learning new technical skills.

For more information about our group, please visit our website (https://lne.epfl.ch)

Interested applicant should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and diplomas to the following e-mail address : diego.ghezzi@epfl.ch.

12.09.17/ STI/pn