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High-Throughput Lab Automation Operator

ETH Zürich

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High-Throughput Lab Automation Operator


The ETH core facility NEXUS Personalized Health Technologies enables discovery and translational research for personalized health. Its Theragnostics Discovery Unit provides state-of-the-art robotic screening, analytic technologies, chemical libraries and genome-scale gene manipulation tools in combination with advanced cell systems. We are recruiting for its team to commence immediately or by mutual agreement a

High-Throughput Lab Automation Operator

We are looking for a candidate who is highly motivated to operate, maintain, supervise and further develop our two existing fully integrated lab automation platforms. Further, the successful candidate is expected to collaborate with different research groups on their screening activities and to proactively interact with service engineers. This core staff position offers the opportunity to work in a highly dynamic and multi-disciplinary team of currently eight life scientists, engineers, bioinformaticians and statisticians.

The candidate should have a masters or doctoral degree life/natural sciences or engineering with a proven record in handling high-end lab automation equipment. Experience in programming and operation of lab automation and liquid handling systems is a must. Knowledge in adaptation and optimization of cell-based and in vitro assays and understanding of mammalian cell culture systems are considered a plus. To regularly face new challenges in a multi-user environment, very good organizational skills and a service oriented, highly flexible and accurate working style are as important as being part of a versatile team aiming for a common goal. A good command of English is essential.

For further information please contact Dr. Christian Stirnimann (no applications) by e-mail: stirnimann@nexus.ethz.ch or visit our website: www.nexus.ethz.ch. Our head quarter is located at the Hönggerberg Campus of ETH Zurich. As a technology platform we do not offer PhD or Postdoc training positions.

Applications with a full CV, list of publications, short statement of experience and qualification (one page) should be submitted online to: ETH Zurich, Michael Wobmann, Human Resources, 8092 Zurich.


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