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Lab Technician – Cell Culture and Molecular Biology - Belgium  

VIB (company)


Posted on : 23 May 2017

Project Description

  •  The Switch Laboratory is part of the Center for Brain & Disease Research at the University, which ranks among the world’s top 50 universities. 
  • The research of the Switch Laboratory investigates protein aggregation in disease in an endeavor to advance biological science via a combined approach of computational modeling and biophysical and cell biological experimentation. 
  • We are looking for a lab technician to support an established project investigating the role of protein aggregation in cancer. 
  • Joining a team of senior post docs and PhD students the successful candidate will provide support in cell culture and molecular biology assays. 

  • You possess at the minimum a degree in Biomedical or Biological Sciences (Professional Bachelor/Master/Engineer) or equivalent. 
  • Experience with cell culture is essential, experience with primary cultures is an asset.
  • You should have experience with general molecular biology techniques including SDS PAGE, Western blotting and cloning.
  • You must be able to accurately compile and document your work, and help in the interpretation of results.
  • You must be meticulous, self-motivated and independent, whilst being able to interact effectively with other members of the research team.
  • You are proficient in written and spoken English.

We offer
  • Access to state-of-the-art infrastructure 
  • A stimulating international research environment
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • The position is initially for 12-18 months with the possibility of extension