Center for Translational Medicine of The International Clinical Research Center (ICRC) of St. Anne’s University Hospital in Brno, Czech Republic is now seeking for a highly motivated and skilled research/lab technician to join our international team.

The International Clinical Research Center (ICRC) is a new research Centre of St. Anne´s University Hospital in Brno and links together pre-clinical basic research (e.g. in stem cell biology, tissue regeneration, cancer biology, etc.) with clinical research (for more info see http://www.fnusa-icrc.org/en/).

Starting Date: Immediate (negotiable)
FTE: 1 FTE (full-time assignment)

Job Description:
We are looking for responsible, careful, well-organized and highly motivated Technician to assist the researchers in the general laboratory and to operate the following equipment:

  • Laser Confocal Microscope equipped for live imaging (ZEISS LSM 780, LSM 7 LIVE)
  • ZEISS AXIO Observer.Z1 microscope equipped with PALM laser microdissectioner
  • ZEISS LSM 7 MP (multiphoton microscope)
  • Benchtop Jeol Scanning Electron Microscope

The applicant should be able to work exactly, independently and flexibly. He/she possesses excellent interpersonal skills, strong problem-solving skills as well as organizational capabilities.
The Laboratory Technician will have a high degree of autonomy, strong support from the PI, broad resource availability and unique opportunity to help shape the lab. The position is available for 1 year (with possible extension will be discussed in due time).

Professional Requirements:

  • Min. Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science or equivalent
  • Previous hands-on experience with the abovementioned equipment or similar is counted as a plus
  • Experience in plasmid expansion or cloning and computer based data handling and analysis
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)
  • Ability to record results, organize data
  • Will to learn new techniques

How to apply:
The candidates are invited to send their curriculum vitae, cover letter describing motivation and previous experience and research interests and contact for 2 references to jobs.icrc@fnusa.cz.
Please state the title of the position in the subject of your email application. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, nationality, political opinion or any other aspect unrelated to work.

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Source: https://www.fnusa-icrc.org/images/jobs/Research_Technician.pdf