Laboratory technician : Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg has the following vacancy in the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB):

Laboratory technician (m/f)

  • Fixed-term contract 24 month,
  • Full-time position (40h/week),
  • Employee status (start date: as soon as possible)
  • Ref: 50014141

Research area:

Interdisciplinary research on chronic diseases including inflammatory metabolic and vascular diseases.

Your role:

The applicant will support different research projects performed in the Medical Translational group (Head: Dr. Jochen Schneider) with a special focus on chronic diseases of the immune system, metabolic and vascular diseases. He/she will be involved in pathophysiology research on model organisms including the handling and work on genetically modified animals and primary cells. Additionally, he/she will be in charge of or primary and generic cell culture, performance of different molecular and biology techniques. The applicant will also be responsible for general maintenance-related tasks in the laboratory.

  • Cell culture (cell lines, primary cells)
  • RNA/DNA extraction
  • Real-time PCR, sequencing, cloning of plasmids and viral constructs
  • Tissue sectioning, (immuno-)histochemistry
  • Standard biochemical (Bradford, ELISA, Western blotting, immunocytochemistry) and mitochondrial function (Seahorse technology, colorimetric dyes, enzyme kinetics with spectrophotometry etc.) assays
  • Contribution to general laboratory organisation (ordering, overseeing of stocks, storage, preparation of solutions etc.)

For further information, please contact Dr. Jochen Schneider:

Your Profile

  • A technical degree or equivalent in molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, bioengineering, biology or similar
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Good computer skills for standard software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Flexible regarding research stays in collaborators’ research laboratories
  • Willingness to learn novel techniques
  • Willingness to work with material derived from laboratory animals
  • Good working knowledge of English; knowledge of French and / or German would be appreciated
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