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Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Technician (100%)

Starting upon mutual agreement

How does life emerge from molecules and cells? This is the central question that motivates us. With curiosity and passion, we investigate the entire spectrum ranging from the atom to the organism. The Biozentrum of the University of Basel is one of the world’s leading life sciences institutes. With 32 groups and 500 employees, we are a dynamic and international research community that has spawned many fundamental discoveries in biology and medicine as well as several Nobel Laureates. Become part of our community!

The Mango group is looking to recruit a highly motivated technician to join the group.

Your responsibilities
We seek a skilled technician to use modern molecular approaches to study chromatin biology during C. elegans development. This person will assist and train members of the lab in chromatin methods, contribute to lab organization and have a scientific project of their own.

Your profile
Applicants should have a degree as a laboratory technician or a degree in molecular biology or related topics. Previous experience in biochemistry, chromatin analysis, C. elegans, molecular biology and/or imaging are highly desirable. The role requires flexibility, good organizational and communication abilities, and a talent to multi-task. Enthusiasm and motivation for biological research are critical. The primary language of the laboratory and the Biozentrum is English.

We offer
This position offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to contribute to a vibrant research community. The position is initially for 2 years with option for extension. Salary and benefits according to University of Basel standards.

Please apply online:

The application should include a brief personal statement, explaining how your qualifications and experience relate to the role, together with a full, up-to-date CV and at least two reference letters. Review of applications will start immediately until the position is filled. Please note that only online applications will be considered.

For more information about Biozentrum and the Mango lab, see

For further information, please contact Prof. Susan Mango: susan.mangounibasch