Research Technician in Microbiology: Spain

The Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR) is a public sector institution, located in Barcelona, Spain that promotes and develops innovative biomedical research at the University Hospital Vall d’Hebron. VHIR offers a research technician position within the Microbiology Department.

Education and qualifications:

  • Degree in biological sciences
  • Experience in clinical assays and quality control procedures
  • Experience in clinical research and molecular biology technologies
  • Previous experience in evaluation of molecular biology techniques
  • Knowledge in microbiology diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections
  • English advanced level

Main responsibilities and duties:

  • Evaluation and validation of an assay for M.genitalium resistance detection for the CE-IVD registration
  • To validate and evaluate the clinical performance of the SpeeDx ResistancePlus MG (CFX) assay on the Bio-Rad CFX96 (IVD), with the aim of CE-IVD registration. A collection of samples will be prospectively collected,anonymously identified and processed following highly quality control standard procedures.
  • To validate theFastFinder ResistancePlus MG (CFX) analysis software, by testing a range of MG positive DNA extracts with the ResistancePlus MG (CFX) assa

Job conditions

  • Full time position.
  • Start date 1 April 2018
  • Length of the contract: 3 months

To apply

  • Applicants should submit a full Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter with the reference ‘Technician Micro’ to the following email addresses: and
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