Oferta como personal investigador en fisiología y genética de fauna salvaje ~ Bioblogia.net

8 de diciembre de 2023

Oferta como personal investigador en fisiología y genética de fauna salvaje

Oferta compartida por Nuria

The Research Institute for Wildlife Ecology, Department of Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (Vetmeduni Vienna, Austria) has an open position for a permanent scientific technical assistant in the field of wildlife physiology and genetics. The application deadline is 13.12.2023 and we very much look forward to receive your application.

Laboratory technician/scientific assistant in the field of wildlife physiology and genetics
Grade: IIIb
Level of employment: 40 hours per week
Duration of contract: unlimited
Deadline for applications: 13.12.2023.00.0000
Reference number: 2023/0371
Working place: Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology, Savoyenstraße 1, 1160 Vienna

Responsibilities and tasks
  • Support of wildlife scientific research applying molecular genetics and physiology techniques
  • Conducting biochemical experiments and genetic analyses of biological substances (blood, feces, hair, tissue and forensic material)
  • Sample preparation, homogenization and extraction of DNA, RNA and proteins from tissues, saliva, hair
  • Implementation of molecular biological working methods (e.g. variousPCR techniques, NGS library preparation)
  • Determination and evaluation of physiological and biochemical working methods (e.g. ELISA)
  • Supporting scientists in research projects using molecular biological and biochemical working methods
  • Organization of everyday laboratory work (orders, equipment, calibrations) and compliance with good laboratory practice
  • Preparation of laboratory protocols, performance and documentation of measurements
  • Assistance with data management (e.g. data entry in Excel)
Necessary education, qualifications and knowledge
  • Completed Bachelor's degree in biomedicine, biotechnology, molecular biology or equivalent, or specialized baccalaureate in chemistry (HTL- Rosensteingasse, Wieselburg, Wels or equivalent educational institutions) and corresponding professional experience in research or school-leaving examination and training as an MTA or BTA
  • Knowledge of biochemistry and molecular biology
  • Very good IT skills (MS Word, Excel)
  • Average knowledge of German (B1)
  • Good knowledge of English (B2)

Desirable qualifications and skills
  • Experience with molecular biological working methods, in particular PCR, real-time PCR, DNA sequencing, cDNA and NGS library preparation and ideally also in microsatellite DNA typing. Experience with basic physiological working methods such as ELISA, Western blot, spectrophotometers
  • Experience in bioinformatics and handling gene expression data
  • Good communication and organizational skills
We offer
  • Top university: the Vetmeduni is one of the leading academic institutions in Europe to offer education in and undertake research on veterinary medicine
  • Stable employer
  • Attractive campus
  • Opportunities for further training, both personal and in connection with your career
  • Preventive and medical health care
  • Diversity- and family-friendly culture
  • Childcare facilities, both in term time and during holidays
  • Many attractive fringe benefits
  • Staff events
Minimum salary
The minimum salaries at universities are governed by a collective bargaining agreement. At the level given above, the minimum salary amounts to EUR 2.709,6 gross per month (based on full-time employment).

We shall be happy to receive your application (including CV, motivation letter and certificates), quoting reference number 2023/0371, by e-mail to bewerbungen@vetmeduni.ac.at. Please do not forget to include the reference number, or we shall not be able to assign your application to the correct position.

In accordance with § 41 of the 2002 Universities Act, the Vetmeduni is striving to increase the proportion of female staff members, particularly in leadership positions, and to achieve a balanced ratio of men and women on its staff, especially the scientific staff, and would thus welcome applications from qualified females. If women are underrepresented (below 50%), female candidates who are as well qualified as the most appropriate male candidates will be given preference, provided that there is no reason to prefer a particular males candidate.

There is no cost for applying for the position. However, candidates have no rights to reimbursement of any travel and accommodation costs that may arise in connection with their applications.

The Vetmeduni is proud to hold the certificate “hochschuleundfamilie” (university and family) and thus welcomes applications from people with families. We also welcome applications from persons with disabilities.

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