Technician Position Available At CNIC, Madrid, Spain
CNIC is a national research institute in Madrid that focuses on the development, physiology and diseases of the cardiovascular system. It combines a rich scientific environment with more than 25 different research groups and a state-of-the-art technical infrastructure to enable research at the highest international level.
The Experimental Pathology of Atherosclerosis Lab, led by Dr. Jacob Bentzon, is looking for a motivated and qualified technician. Research in this group is devoted to understanding the mechanisms leading to the development of atherosclerosis and its clinical manifestations heart attack and stroke. Experiments are conducted at the molecular, cellular and organismal levels using many different research techniques.
We will only consider applicants trained to be technical assistants or having a university degree in the fields of molecular biology or genetics. We are looking for an organized and experienced person that can perform experiments and analyses in a rigorous and careful manner, and who has the skills and mindset to work towards the goals of the research team as a whole. Hands-on experience with histopathology, animal work, cell culture and PCR is a requirement. Practical knowledge about mouse colony management and broad insight into other commonly used research techniques, such as fluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry, protein chemistry etc. would be advantageous. Most communication in the research group is in English, so some command of English is also needed.
- An important role in the research team. You will become an anchor point for the team and will take responsibility for key techniques used in the research projects.
- Instruction in research techniques that you are not yet familiar with.
- Modern lab facilities and access to infrastructure with the latest technology.
- Immediate incorporation.
- A competitive salary and employee benefits.
- Your work will involve histopathology, cell culture, animal experiments as well as a wide range of other laboratory techniques.
Qualified applicants should submit a single PDF file including a letter outlining research interests, the CV, and the contact information of two referees.
Deadline: January 20, 2016
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