Experimental Laboratory assistant/Laboratory manager
An experimental laboratory assistant is available at the Microomics (www.microomics.eu) premises in Barcelona, Spain. Microomics Biotech spin-off of the CRG (Centre for Genomic Regulation) and ICREA (Catalan Institution for Research and Advaced Studies) specialized in microbiome analysis, being the fist biotech in the national territory that focuses on metagenomics solutions. We are currently part of the Barcelona Biomedicine Research Park (PRBB), a vibrant research environment in Barcelona). Our business strengths rely on high technical expertise and top-notch research facilities, combined with attractive strategic partnerships and academic collaborations. We transform metagenomic data into knowledge contributing to society through sustainable growth and improved health and wellbeing.
The individual in this position will play a transversal role, providing assistance to several ongoing projects and centralizing the management of the experimental lab of the company. The person will be responsible for the reception and management of samples, and will perform experimental procedures such as DNA extraction, quality control, sequencing library preparation, etc. In addition he/she will be involved in Research and Development projects within the company and will assist in other related task such as providing technical or scientific feedback to customers, participating in meetings, writing reports, and other administrative duties. The person in this position will integrate and collaborate with other members of the company and will directly report to the CEO, COO, and CSO.
We are looking for a candidate with a strong background in Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, or related disciplines, with a Master degree or Doctorate in the area, and with proven experience of at least 2 years in a molecular biology or microbiology laboratory. Additional skills that will be considered positively, include good level of spoken and written English as well as statistical and bioinformatics skills.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. The person will be fully integrated in an inter-disciplinary team. The company is currently expanding and will provide excellent opportunities for further professional development by being trained in diverse skills and contributing to ongoing research projects.
Pedro González Torres (CEO, COO)
Toni Gabaldón (CSO)