Lab Technician (60 - 80 %)

Updated: over 3 years ago
Location: Switzerland,
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

The Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry at EPFL ( is seeking a

Lab Technician (60 - 80 %)

to assist our team’s research in environmental virology.


  • Chemistry or biology lab technician diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with PCR, molecular biology and cell culturing desired
  • Language requirements : French and English
  • Basic computer skills
  • Independent, reliable and well-organized

Work description:

  • Assistance with research in water treatment and environmental virology (disinfection, monitoring, etc.)
  • Establishment  and maintenance of cell cultures (bacterial and eukaryotic) and virus stocks
  • Assistance with field sampling
  • Development of new experimental assays
  • Reactor maintenance
  • Sample, solution and media preparation
  • Lab maintenance (ordering, biosafety, etc.)

We are offering:

  • excellent working conditions and competitive remuneration
  • an opportunity to evolve in a dynamic, international research group
  • a multi-cultural and stimulating environment

Start date:  as soon as possible.

Duration :fixed-term contract 12 months, renewable

Applicants should submit a letter of interest stating what position they are applying for, a curriculum vitae,work certificates andand letters of referenceby email only to: Prof. Tamar Kohn


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