Technician - Cell Culture

We are engaged in the development of novel therapeutic for protein aggregation diseases, including neurodegeneration (eg. Alzheimer’s as well as diseases outside the brain (amyloidoses). For this effort, we are looking for a technician that can focus on the cell culture experiments: from growing of cells, to treatment experiments with our novel molecules, to biochemical and microscopic readouts, including with the automated high content microscope.

Your profile

• A Master in Biomedical Sciences or similar by experience • Extensive experience with cell culture work • Experience with microscopy and biochemical techniques. • Experience in cloning, genome editing, viral expression is a plus. • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, critical and creative • The ability to work in a multidisciplinary team is a must • Prior experience with high content analysis is a plus

We offer

  • A vibrant, world-class research environment operating at an international level
  • A dedicated training program to broaden your expertise and enhance your skillset.
  • Access to the resources of two host institutions:

    • VIB, an excellence-based research institute
    • KU Leuven, one of Europe’s leading research universities.
  • A competitive compensation package based on expertise and experience.

At SWITCH we have particular attention for the career development goals of our people and actively support the ambitions of our lab members in the lab and beyond. Information on SWITCH Lab alumni can be found here.

How to apply

For more information contact us. To apply, please complete the online application procedure