University of Zurich

| Department of Biochemistry, University of Zurich Research Assistant (Laboratory Technician) 60 % The research group headed by Prof. Susanne Kassube at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, is looking for a talented, goal-driven and team-oriented co-worker to join as a research assistant (laboratory technician) . Research in the Kassube group focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms of Fe-S protein biogenesis and DNA repair. The research assistant will contribute to these activities by providing general and project-specific laboratory support. Your responsibilities Management of laboratory inventory and logistics support General maintenance of lab equipment Independent preparation of laboratory reagents, cell culture media, agar plates, competent cells Recombinant DNA technology (plasmid DNA minipreps, PCR, restriction enzyme cloning) Expression of recombinant proteins in bacteria (E. coli) and insect cells Protein purification using chromatographic techniques Your profile Bachelor or Master degree (University or Fachhochschule) in biochemistry or a related field, OR completed vocational training as a laboratory technician (EFZ Laborant/in, Fachrichtung Biologie o. Chemie) Practical experience with basic methods for molecular biology and protein biochemistry Good knowledge in MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) Good communication skills in English and German Attention to detail, good organisational and record-keeping skills What we offer a competitive employment package a supportive and highly collaborative working environment in a young and dynamic team academic and professional career development access to state-of-the-art infrastructure for structural biology, biochemistry and biophysics Place of work Universität Zürich Campus Irchel, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zürich, Schweiz Start of employment February 1, 2023 or by mutual agreement. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please send your application materials including your CV, a motivation letter and contact information for at least two references to Prof. Susanne Kassube (s.kassube [at] bioc.uzh.ch). Further information Prof. Susanne Kassube - Life Sciences - Sciences de la vie - Biowissenschaften - Laboratory - Laboratoire - Labor - Reference: jobs.myscience.ch/id58891

Zurich region, Switzerland

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