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Research technician position [Ribeiro Lab]

  1. Date: 28.5.2018
  2. Location: Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon Portugal
  3. Employer: Champalimaud Foundation
  4. Job type: Full Time
  5. Position: Technical
  6. Application start: 28.5.2018            

  7. Research technician position available in the “Behavior and Metabolim” laboratory of the Champalimaud Research Programme in Lisbon, Portugal

    Do you want to work in an international and dynamic team using the newest genetic and molecular technologies to analyze how complex biological phenomena such as metabolism and behavior are controlled in a living animal? Are you fascinated by the question of how neuronal circuits and the microbiome guide behavioral decisions and nutrition? Do you want to play a pivotal role in the research life of people? Then this might be something for you!

    Your tasks:

    We are looking for a research technician to perform behavioral assays, assist in gene targeting, and participate in genetic screens. You will get trained in genetic, molecular, behavioral, and microbiome techniques and work in the “behavior and metabolism” group of the Champalimaud Research Programme in Lisbon, Portugal.

    Your qualifications:

    A bachelors or master’s degree in science, a focused, well-organized and very reliable working style, motivation and interest for science, very good interpersonal skills, the desire to learn new techniques and the ability to work as part of a team are essential. Experience in Drosophila husbandry are a plus but is not
    required. Good English skills are essential.

    Candidates are encouraged to send applications (cover letter and CV) to Carlos Ribeiro (with subject “BTI May218 your LAST NAME”) to Carlos.Ribeiro@neuro.fchampalimaud.org. Recommended application deadline is June 8th, 2018. Reviewing of applications will start immediately until the position is filled.
    The position can be assumed on the 1st of September 2018.
    You can find more information on the Ribeiro Lab webpage.

    About Champalimaud Research: We aim to understand complex biological problems such as brain and behavior, physiology, and cancer. The research teams include members from across the world. Located on the waterfront in central Lisbon, Portugal, the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown is equipped with cutting-edge research facilities.
    We offer a stimulating, internationally diverse and highly collaborative work environment. Lisbon’s sunny Atlantic-Mediterranean climate, vibrant culture and high quality of life make this a great place to live and work. English is the official language of the institute.

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