Research Associate Position-The Institute for Regenerative Medicine

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The Institute for Regenerative Medicine is a research institute of the University of Zurich localized at the life-science campus in Schlieren. The institute aims at advancing molecular life sciences into the next generation of therapies for human diseases.
The Gene Therapy Laboratory at the IREM is working on the design, development and clinical implementation of gene therapy, with a current focus on inborn severe immunodeficiencies. It is providing full bench-to-bedside development of HSC-based gene therapy, including retroviral vector design, handling of HSCs and iPSCs, development of non-viral vectors and mRNA based therapies, GLP animal experiments, as well as design and implementation of pioneering clinical phase I/II gene therapy trials.
For more information, please see: https://www.irem.uzh.ch

Your responsibilities

For a larger pre-clinical GLP animal trial (mouse model), we are looking for a research associate with hands-on-experience in the isolation, handling and analysis of primary human and animal cells by flow cytometry analysis and qPCR. Hands-on-experience in ddPCR methodology is a plus.

Your profile

Applicants for this position should hold a TA, BSc or MSc in natural or pharmaceutical science.

  • hands-on-experience in the isolation
  • handling and analysis of primary human and animal cells by flow cytometry analysis and qPCR
  • Hands-on-experience in ddPCR methodology is a plus

What we offer

We offer an interesting working place in an international, diversified and dynamic academic environment.

Place of work

Schlieren, Wagistrasse 12

Start of employment

Employment start date April 1, 2020 or to be mutually agreed.
Applications, including a cover letter giving a brief description of previous experience, a CV, and the contact information of two referees should be sent by e-mail.

Further information

Dr. Vasilios Dabouras 

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