Research Technician

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Center of Dental Medicine
Research Technician

University of Zurich's Center of Dental Medicine is one of the four dental university centers of Switzerland. It has approximately 390 employees and comprises six clinics, a central administration department as well as the Institute of Oral Biology.
The Orofacial Development and Regeneration Unit of the Institute of Oral Biology (research Team of Professor Thimios Mitsiadis) has a vacant position as Research Technician.
Your responsibilities
The Unit investigates the role of dental stem cells in the formation and regeneration of teeth and other orofacial tissues using human cells and a variety of transgenic mouse models. To this end a combination of histology, stem cell biology, in vivo genetic analyses, in vitro experimental techniques and modern imaging technology is being used.
Your profile
The successful candidate must have either a B.Sc. degree in Biology and related disciplines or a degree as a lab technician, good experience in cell culture, preferably with stem cells, experience in preparation of histological sections, molecular biology background and excellent organizational skills. Aside from the technical assistance on research projects, care and maintenance of laboratory appliances are part of the responsibilities. Spoken and written English are also required.
What we offer
The Institute of Oral Biology is located in the middle of Zurich and has access to state of the art core facilities for cell culture, histology, imaging and molecular biology.
The salary will be according to the UZH scale. The contract is initially for 1 year, with the option for extension.
Place of work
Center of Dental Medicine
Institute of Oral Biology
Plattenstrasse 11
8032 Zurich
Start of employment
Employment starts immediately or to be mutually agreed. Please submit your application by May 24, 2021. Applicants should send their CVs along with names and emails of at least two references to Prof. Thimios Mitsiadis.
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