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Transgenic Technologist in Laboratory Animal Sciences – ETH Phenomics Center, Switzerland 2022

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

The ETH Phenomics Center at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland has an open position for an experienced Transgenic Technologist in laboratory animal sciences – open position 2022

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General Info

Position: Transgenic Technologist
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: permanent position
Salary: According to Standard Norms

ETH Phenomics Center
HPL, Otto-Stern-Weg 7
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Zürich, Switzerland

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Qualification Details

For this position, flexible, goal oriented working and team spirit is essential. The successful candidate should show a clear interest in learning new techniques. A minimum of three years demonstrated experience with microinjection techniques, incl. CRISPR/Cas, embryo transfers and freezing methods is required as well as proven ability to work with transgenic mouse models. Track record in managing projects for generation of transgenic or gene modified mice and/or experience as a transgenic lab manager is an advantage. Communication in English and/or German as well as skills with common office applications and vivarium software will be required.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Project background

The ETH Phenomics Center is a state-of-the art research & technology platform that supports research groups at ETH Zurich in performing transgenic animal research. In this capacity we have an established and well equipped transgenic facility that provides services including the generation of transgenic and gene modified mice, embryo transfer and cryopreservation. With the view of complementing our transgenic team, we are looking for recruiting a transgenic technologist.

Job description

The successful candidate will perform different transgenic and reproductive techniques, the harvesting of preimplantation embryos, embryo transfers, embryo and sperm freezing as well as microinjection techniques like embryonic stem cell, pronuclear and 2-cell injection. The ability for carrying out procedures to the highest technical standard and meticulous record keeping are essential. The position will further support the operation of a surgical laboratory area that conforms to the high standards of the facility in respect to health status and animal welfare and for maintaining mouse colonies required for the transgenic lab. Additionally, the position will be involved in the coordination of different projects with the researchers as well as the daily duties for the transgenic lab with the technicians and caretaker staff.

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Documents Required

We look forward to receiving your online application including a cover letter, full CV, diplomas and three references. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

About the Employer: ETH Zurich, Switzerland

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Contact details

For further inquiries about the position, please contact Dr. Stefan Selbert, by e-mail: (no applications please).

For recruitment services the GTC of ETH Zurich apply.

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