Technical Research Assistant in Molecular Parasitology

University of Zurich Institute of Parasitology


Institute of Parasitology
Molecular Parasitology

Technical Research Assistant
80-100 %

The Institute of Parasitology is a joint institute of the Veterinary and the Medical faculty of the University of Zurich. The Molecular Parasitology Lab focuses on cell and molecular biology of the zoonotic pathogen Toxoplasma gondii and other Apicomplexa.

Your responsibilities

A position is available for a research assistant involved in cell culture, molecular and infection biology as well as general laboratory tasks. The position requires independent working as well as teamwork.

Your profile

We are looking for a motivated person with a strong training and experience in cell culture techniques and molecular biology. Skills in fluorescence microscopy is an asset.
A good command of English is mandatory, basic German knowledge is also an asset.

If you have a diploma as lab technician, or a master diploma and are interested in challenging lab work in the field of molecular parasitology, if you are a good organiser, good in communication and happy to be "the good soul" of the group, then send us your application.

What we offer

We offer work in a highly dynamic research area and a friendly team atmosphere. You will be working in rapidly evolving projects using novel techniques and are encouraged to drive small projects.

Place of work

Institute of Parasitology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 266a, CH-8057 Zurich

Start of employment

The position is open from 1st January 2023. Please submit your application as soon as possible.
Full applications (motivation letter, CV, publication list, copy of certificates, names of two referees) should be sent to the Institute's administrative office. PLEASE MARK CLEARLY IN THE TITLE OF YOUR EMAIL, THAT YOU APPLY FOR THE "RESEARCH ASSISTANT IN MOLECULAR PARASITOLOGY" POSITION.

Further information

To get some more information about the job please contact Dr. Chandra Ramakrishnan or
Prof. Adrian B. Hehl

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