Student Research Assistant

University of Zurich
December 18, 2022
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Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine

Student Research Assistant

10 % (ca. 4h per week)

The research group of Prof. Joller is looking for a Student Research Assistant (ca. 4h per week) to strengthen our research team. We are an established research group at the University of Zurich and part of the recently founded Department of Quantitative Biomedicine at University of Zurich. Our research is focusing on immune regulation in different disease contexts to understand how immune cells, especially Tregs, contribute to diseases susceptibility, onset, and progression. To address this, we maintain a number of mouse lines that have to be genetically tested regularly. The Student Research Assistant will support us in this routine work for this testing.

Your responsibilities

• Isolating DNA from mouse ear biopsies • Performing mouse strain-specific PCR • Agarose gel electrophoresis • Data analysis

Your profile

• Student in biochemistry, biology, or relevant biological or biomedical science • Training as lab technician in biology, biomedical or pharmaceutical sciences is a plus • Hands-on experience in molecular biology techniques (DNA/RNA handling, PCR, etc.) is a plus

Personal skills • Motivated • Good verbal and written communication skills in English and /or German • Ability to work independently • Good organizational and documentation skills • Good time management skills

What we offer

• A laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment • An international team with talented and passionate people, from which you can learn about exciting research in immunology • Flexible working hours

Place of work

Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zürich, Switzerland

Start of employment

The position is available immediately. Interested candidates should send a CV and a few sentences on why you would like to join our lab to Anja Moncsek.

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