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Functional titles : Assistant ,  Research Assistant
Project Types : Permanent position ,
FTE : 100 %
Min.Experience : Junior
Start Date : ASAP
End Date : N/A
Posted on : 21 September 2017

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Project Description

Research Assistant – Flow Cytometry and Serology

Function :

Reporting to the Laboratory Manager and working closely with Principal Scientists, the Research Assistant will work within a team focusing on the characterization of the cellular (ELISPOT and various flow cytometry assays such as phenotyping of PBMC, detection of intra-cellular cytokines, etc) and of the humoral (ELISA, Luminex, viral neutralization tests, etc) immune response.



Tasks include :

  • Perform testing according to current standard operating procedures.
  • Manage reagents inventories and orders.
  • Participate to the technical management of the laboratory.
  • Perform work according to internal quality standards, apply relevant Quality System procedures and participate to the continuous improvement of Quality documents.
  • Attend relevant internal training activities.


Project FTE 100%
Work from home:   Not Allowed
International Travel:   Yes
No. of Positions:   1


Communicative Attention to detail Analytical thinking Approachability Assertiveness Collaboration Coordination Critical thinking Curiosity Diligence Efficiency Flexibility Independence Individuality Interest in knowledge Innovative thinking Optimism Organization Proactivity Problem solving Responsibility Self-discipline


Cell biology Immunology infectious materials Biochemistry Lab scale batches Labtechnician Cell Culture cGMP Good Distribution Practice (GDP) GCLP Biotechnology Laboratory Techniques

Skills and Expertise

Analytical skills Interact with nurses Interact with physicians Lab scale batches Cell culture Communication




Professional Proficiency
Is a big plus
Professional Proficiency
Is a big plus

Desired Skills & Experience

Profile of the applicant :


The applicant must hold a bachelor degree (or the equivalent) in a life science discipline such as biology, medical biology or biochemistry/biotechnology and demonstrate a relevant laboratory experience.  Theoretical and practical knowledge of techniques related to cellular and humoral immunology is required.  Experience in cell culture and handling infectious materials in BL2+ environment is an asset.


The applicant must :

  • Demonstrate excellent organisational skills.
  • Be willing to actively participate to the generation, the implementation and the continuous improvement of laboratory processes.
  • Be willing to work in a Quality environment (ISO17025, GCLP, GMP) and apply good documentation procedures (GDP).
  • Be functional in French (spoken and written) and have a functional knowledge of written English. Knowledge spoken English is an asset.

What we offer

Offer :

  • Full time permanent contract, with possibility of rapid start.
  • Diversified tasks and responsibilities and interesting projects.
  • A professional, dynamic and stimulating work environment.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • A competitive salary package including benefits, adapted to your experience and the context

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