University of Basel Scientific Laboratory Technician Position 2017, Switzerland

Publish Date: Feb 16, 2017

Deadline: Feb 28, 2017

Scientific Laboratory Technician

Our laboratory of 'Cardiac Surgery and Engineering' at the Department of Biomedicine of the University of Basel (Switzerland) needs a full time Lab Technician with a science background and the desire to support analysis, investigation, and research.

Your tasks

Main tasks will involve:

  • performing laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations (e.g real time RT-PCR, Western Blots);
  • performing of complex surgery (e.g. ischemic heart model) in small animals;
  • carrying out bacterial culture.

Your profile

Technicians with diploma or degrees and holding a higher qualification in a relevant subject (e.g. biology, biomedical science, biotechnology) will be favored, particularly if competition is high.
Fluent English and German (speaking and writing) are mandatory.
You will also need to show:

  • excellent oral communication skills in order to work effectively with colleagues from all parts of the organization and to explain complex techniques to interested parties;
  • the ability to learn specific, practical techniques and apply this knowledge to solve technical problems;
  • time management skills in order to work on several different projects at the same time;
  • flexibility in order to work with and provide support for a number of people;
  • teamwork skills and patience;
  • attention to detail.

Application/Contact information

Please, if interested in the position, send your application by email to
Anna Marsano ( within the 28th of February 2017.

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