Job ID: 5262

Technician in Lausanne/Switzerland

Position: Technician

Deadline: 1 March 2021

Contract Length: 1 year, with possibility of renewal

City: Lausanne

Country: Switzerland

Institution: University of Lausanne

Department: Department of Biomedical Sciences


A lab technician position is available in the group of Rosa Paolicelli at the Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Lausanne. A major focus of the lab is understanding how microglia-neuron communication controls the formation, elimination, and plasticity of synapses, and how this can affect neuronal function and complex behaviors.

Your Profile: Education as a research technician, Bachelor/Master in Biology (or a related field), or an equivalent degree. Good verbal and written communication in English is a must. The applicant should have experience with histological, biochemical and molecular biology techniques, and FELASA certification for working with animals.
Highly motivated and able to work independently, with flexibility and willingness to adapt quickly to different tasks and timelines.

Your Tasks: Preparation of primary cultures and organotypic hippocampal slices; genotyping, mouse intracardiac perfusion and brain dissection; experience with behavioral paradigms. Active involvement in research is possible. Previous experience in cell culture is a plus.

The University of Lausanne is a higher teaching and research institution composed of seven faculties where approximately 15,000 students and nearly 5,000 collaborators, professors, and researchers work and study. Ideally situated along the lake of Geneva, near Lausanne’s city center, its campus brings together over 120 nationalities.

Highly motivated candidates are encouraged to apply by sending their CV, along with a motivation letter, and names of three references, to:

Deadline for applying: until the position is filled.


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