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Lab Technician/Researcher Position in Alzheimer s Disease - Belgium  

VIB (company)

Posted on : 08 March 2017

Project Description

The laboratory for research into Neurodegenerative disorders headed by Prof. Bart De Strooper, is a vibrant and international research center where key issues related to Alzheimer s and Parkinson disease are tackled. We are looking for an ambitious and motivated technician/researcher to assist a staff scientist with a variety of  cutting edge experiments implicating engineered human iPS cells, Crispr/CAS9  technology, cell based screening assays, transgenic mouse work and drug screenings.


Your Profile:
  • You possess a degree in Biomedical or Biological Sciences (Professional Bachelor/Master/Engineer) or equivalent. 
  • A FELASA B license for animal work is an advantage.
  • You are proficient in standard molecular biology techniques. 
  • Experience with one or more of following techniques is a definitive plus: 
  • Cell culture methods including human stem cells and Crispr/Cas9 technology
  • Experimental animal handling
  • You must be able to accurately compile and document your work - and help in the interpretation of results.
  • You must be meticulous, detail-oriented, independent and self-motivated, yet be able to interact well with other members of the research team.
  • You are eager to expand your skills - including taking responsibility for aspects of lab management.
  • You are proficient in written and spoken English and/or Dutch.

We offer
  • Access to state-of-the-art infrastructure 
  • A stimulating international research environment, working in a field with high translational potential
  • A contract of one year with potential renewal after positive evaluation
  • Starting Date: as soon as possible

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