Research Associate Liver Safety (80-100%), Switzerland

Schlieren, Canton of Zurich, ch
Company: InSphero
Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Published on 2021-06-23 04:13:19

Main responsibilities

  • Routine testing of compounds for toxicity and efficacy using 3D microtissues
  • Development and optimization of customized cell-based assays including troubleshooting and adaptation to clients’ needs
  • Microtissue characterization (optical, biochemical, histological)
  • Independent planning, execution and documentation of experiments including data analysis and interpretation
  • General laboratory maintenance and organization of lab management (lab cleaning, equipment monitoring, preparation of reagent aliquots, lab inventory)
  • Profile

  • BSc or MSc in Biotechnology or other Life Sciences, Biology lab technician degree as initial training is a plus
  • Resilient and reliable team player but also able to work independently
  • Solid experience in mammalian cell culture, biochemical/cellular assays and the use of technical equipment (e.g. luminescent/fluorescent multiplate tests, ELISA, microscopy)
  • Ability to work under aseptic conditions
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize
  • 1-3 years of working experience in an industrial setting is a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Good command of English
  • Applicants must be either Swiss citizens, EU-nationals or have the legal right to live and work in Switzerland
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