The Czech Centre for Phenogenomics (CCP) invites applications for the following open position



The Transgenic and Archiving Module of the CCP (http://www.phenogenomics.cz/)  is seeking a motivated senior technician to join our international team.

Your key responsibilities will be work dedicated to embryonic stem cell (ESC) laboratory. This includes ESCs culture, back-up freezing, and their use and optimization for genome targeting by classical techniques and programmable nucleases (CRISPR/Cas) and validation of generated ESC clones. Partly you will support the team in rodent handling and operation (embryo transfer into foster mothers). In addition, assistance in general lab management, administrative tasks, and reviewing/supervising the daily subgroup work program will also belong to your tasks.

You should possess a master’s degree in biology, molecular biology, biotechnology, or related subject and must have experience in mouse ESCs culture, general laboratory work, and organization. Experience in rodent handling as well as knowledge in rodent genetics and transgenic technologies would be advantageous. Candidates must be fluent in English, have good interpersonal communication skills, and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. If you are an organized and responsible person, have a keen perception and like to establish new techniques in the field of rodent transgenesis, you are welcome to apply for this job.

The Czech Centre for Phenogenomics offers state of the art research equipment and a very stimulating, international and multidisciplinary environment encompassing all aspects of molecular genetics of research rodents (from model generation to complex phenotyping). We offer opportunities for career advancement and competitive salary.

The position is available immediately as an initial fixed-term (1 year) contract, with longer term extension possible upon demonstrated proficiency. The place of work is Vestec u Prahy (CCP – campus BIOCEV).

The job application in English consisting of a covering letter and structured CV should be send to Mr. Libor Danek (libor.danek@img.cas.cz). If you have any questions related to the positions, please send them to this email as well.

We thank all who apply for their interest; however, only those candidates who are considered for an interview will be contacted.

Source: http://www.biocev.eu/open-position-senior-laboratory-technician-transgenic-core-specialist-embryonic-stem-cells-transgenesis/