Scientific Associate - Mouse Genotyping and Cryopreservation
Harvey Nash
vor 2 Tg.

Only English-written CVs will be accepted.

Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted.

For our client in Basel we are looking for a Scientific Associate - Mouse Genotyping and Cryopreservation for a 5-month contract.

Duration : 5 months

Possible extension : up to 18 months

Start date : ASAP End date : 08.03.2021

Job Purpose :

Conducting genotyping analysis and perform cryopreservation / re-vitalization of genetically modified mouse lines. On a project base, supporting initial genetic characterization of newly generated mouse lines.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

  • Planning and execution of experiments to determine the genotype of genetically modified mice according to established protocols
  • Performing embryo freezing, sperm freezing and in vitro fertilization (IVF) experiments (including in vivo work) according to established protocols
  • Contribute to the implementation and set-up / design of new experimental methods in genetic characterization
  • Ensuring accurate documentation and reporting of generated data
  • General organization and maintenance of the laboratory infrastructure (e.g. ordering of consumables, ensuring periodic maintenance of laboratory equipment)

    Education (minimum) :

    Lab Technician (apprenticeship) or BSc / MSc level with relevant experience in molecular biology and in vivo work, preferably in the areas of genotyping and mouse model preservation.

    Languages (minimum) :

    Fluent in German and / or English

    Experience :

  • Working knowledge of mouse model types, transgene structures and strategies (e.g. inducible KO), Mendelian genetics
  • At least two or more years of experience in one of the following areas
  • Experience in designing and setting up specific PCR protocols that allow unambiguous determination of mouse genotypes
  • Experience in embryo / sperm freezing and in vitro fertilization (IVF) experiments (including in vivo work)

    Desirable requirements :

  • Experience in qPCR methods (SYBR, Taqman, ddPCR) and NGS library preparation is a plus
  • Theoretical knowledge about the process of transgenic and knockout mouse generation

    We offer you a competitive salary and an interesting challenge in a well named company which will benefit your career.

    If you are the person we’re looking for please submit your application. We’re looking forward to getting to know you.

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