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TECHNICIAN FOR THE CANCER GENETICS & EPIGENETICS GROUP

Reference:
2022/128
Deadline:

15/09/2022

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for a highly motivated technician with a strong interest in Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics Research.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCIE:

The applicant must have the following qualifications:

  • University degree in Life Sciences (Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemistry,  Genetics, etc), or Certificate of Higher Education (ciclo formativo de grado superior / formación profesional de segundo grado) in Clinical / Biomedical Laboratory.

  • Under 30 years of age (age limit is imposed by the Agaur Investigo Programme, see below)

  • Organized, hard-working, eager to learn new skills and take responsabilities.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Wet-lab experience in:

- DNA/RNA purification, quality control and quantification by spectrophotometry

- PCR / QPCR

- Gel electrophoresis

  • Wet-lab experience in the following techniques will be highly considered:

- Cell culture

- DNA sequencing

- Bisulfite DNA treatment and DNA methylation analyses

- Molecular cloning

- Microscopy

- Western-blot

- Tissue dissection and staining

- Immunohistochemistry

  • Please indicate experience in programming languages and statistical software (Phyton, Perl, Java, R, Matlab, Prism, etc).

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

The specific tasks will be:

  • Purification, quantification and quality control of DNA from human tumour samples

  • Managing a large retrospective cancer tissue and DNA collection

  • Analysis of oncogenic mutations by PCR

  • Anlaysis of DNA methylation by bisulfite sequencing

  • Cell culture of human cancer cell lines

  • Preparation and staining of cancer tissue slides   

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Full-time contract.

  • Gross annual remuneration according to the amount awarded by the Agaur Investigo Prorgramme, distributed in 12 payments per year (see below).

  • Flexible payment (childminding vouchers).

  • 23 days holiday and 5 days for personal matters.

  • Training capsules by the company.

  • Be part of an excellent multidisciplinary research center with the HRS4R badge.

  • Starting date October/November 2022.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Agaur Investigo Programme:

https://agaur.gencat.cat/es/beques-i-ajuts/convocatories-per-temes/Programa-INVESTIGO-de-contractacio-de-persones-joves-demandants-docupacio-en-la-realitzacio-diniciatives-de-recerca-i-innovacio

Cancer Genetics & Epigenetics:

http://www.germanstrias.org/research/cancer/11/cancer-genetics-and-epigenetics

APPLICATIONS:

Those interested must send a letter of motivation explaining their interest in the post, a CV and details of 3 referees to the address seleccio(ELIMINAR)@igtp.cat

APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE THE REFERENCE CODE IN THE SUBJECT LINE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, and the pre-selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.