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Created in 2005 by the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia) and the University of Barcelona, IRB Barcelona is a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence—a seal that was awarded in 2011.
The institute is devoted to conducting research of excellence in biomedicine and to transferring results to clinical practice, thus improving people’s quality of life, while simultaneously promoting the training of outstanding researchers, technology transfer, and public communication of science. Its 27 laboratories and seven core facilities address basic questions in biology and are orientated to diseases such as cancer, metastasis, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and rare conditions.
IRB Barcelona is an international centre that hosts 400 members and 35 nationalities. It is located in the Barcelona Science Park. IRB Barcelona forms part of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) and the “Xarxa de Centres de Recerca de Catalunya” (CERCA).
IRB Barcelona seeks a highly motivated Laboratory Technician to join the Amino acid Transporters and Disease Group (Dr. Manuel Palacin). We are now looking for a highly motivated and interactive technician to participate in the project of the role of amino acids in hematopoietic stem cell differentiation. The contract will be co-financed by the ‘Project PID2021-122802OB-I00 Ministerio de ciencia e innovación/ Proyectos de generación de conocimiento 2021”
Our laboratory investigates the role of amino acid transporters, mainly Heteromeric Amino acid Transporters (HATs), in physiology and the molecular mechanisms implicated in the dysfunction of these transporters in disease (e.g., inherited diseases and cancer).
- Implementing established protocols and developing new protocols - Producing high quality data to be included in research papers for publication - Perform animal husbandry and animal care support services - Perform protein, RNA and DNA routine technics - Perform/support cell culture and cytometer analysis
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
Must Have – Required:
- FPII (Professional Training) or a degree on biomedical field
- Experience working with mice
- Experience in biochemistry and cell biology techniques
- Enthusiasm and self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently or with minimal supervision.
- Ability to learn tasks quickly
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team
- Experience in hematopoietic stem cell primary culture
WORKING CONDITIONS & ENTITLEMENTS:
Working conditions: Employed in compliance with Spanish legislation and regulations under a full-time contract. Employees receive the benefits of the Spanish Social Security system covering sickness, maternity/paternity leaves and injuries at work. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
International Environment: The opportunity to join a prestigious international research institution and become a research group.
Continuous training in a high-quality environment.
Deadline for applications: 31/08/2022 (If no suitable candidate is found, the deadline will be extended)
Number of positions available: 1
- Pre-selection: Will be based on CV, motivation letter, experience, management of research and innovation.
- Interviews: Short-listed candidates will be interviewed.
- Job offer: Will be sent to the successful candidate after the interview.
For more information please visit our website at: www.irbbarcelona.org
Note: The strengths and weaknesses of the applications will be provided upon request.
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