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Lab research technician contract

Job description

We are seeking candidates for a lab technician position in the Hospital del Mar Research Institute. The project involves the use of human cell lines and tissues to perform RNA-Seq and Ribo-Seq experiments and discover new microproteins in health and disease. The candidate will work alongside other members of the group in the Open Lab of the Hospital del Mar Research Institute (HMRI/IMIM) and the Research Program on Biomedical Informatics (GRIB).

The contract is funded by the project “Evolution of non-canonical peptides and their role as cancer neoantigens” (PID2021-122726NB-I00) by the Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. It is initially for one year, starting on the 1st of September 2024.

The tasks and responsibilities of the post will be the following:

1. Culture cell lines, manipulate tissues/tumors
2. Preparation of samples for RNA-Seq and Ribo-Seq
3. Preparation of libraries for Illumina sequencing
4. Analysis of the data together with other PhD students and postdoctoral researchers in the group

Requirements
A degree in Biological Sciences or a related discipline. At least six months of previous experience in a molecular biology lab.

Location
We are located at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB) in Barcelona, one of the most vibrant interdisciplinary research centers in Southern Europe. It is a unique creative space that connects science and diversity. The researcher will have access to state-of-the art lab facilities, services and a wide range of training activities.

Starting date and salary: The position is available from the 1st of September 2024. Technician IID (29,329.39 Eur per year). The contract will initially be for one year.

Contact: Please send an email to Mar Albà (malba@researchmar.net) with subject “Research Technician” including a CV and a motivation letter, together with the name of one contact for reference. The deadline for applications is the 31st of May 2024.