Research/Senior Research Technician - Population and Medical Genomics Programme)

HT - Human Technopole

Research/Senior Research Technician - Population and Medical Genomics Programme)

HT - Human Technopole

Milan, Italy

Job description

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 25 June 2021

The Human Technopole Foundation is looking for experienced Research Technicians, and/or a Senior Research Technician(s) in the Data Generation and Experimental Validation unit of the Centre of Genomics - Population and Medical Genomics programme. The laboratory aims to understand how genetic variation affects complex phenotypes and leads to diseases.

The successful candidate will report directly to the Head of the Centre for Genomics – Population and Medical Genomics Programme.

Key Tasks And Responsibilities

  • Conducting experiments in the area of functional genomics, combining cutting-edge methods from molecular biology, cell biology and genomics technologies, biochemistry, cell culture, with a strong emphasis on development, optimization and application of functional genomics protocols;
  • Generating, importing and optimizations of new tools and protocols;
  • Generating reliable data for publication in the projects to which s/he is assigned and record all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic);
  • Providing technical support and supervision to other laboratory members, including introduction and teaching of new laboratory techniques and support on the use of lab equipment to lab members, as well as members from other laboratories;
  • Participating in key aspects of general lab management and organization (e.g., managing inventories and stocks of samples, reagents, equipment and materials).

Job requirements

  • Considerable experience in laboratories involved in the area of main responsibilities, with particular emphasis on genomics. For a Senior Technician, at least 5 years of proven experience as Laboratory Technician;
  • Track record in the following areas: Functional Genomics libraries preparation and optimization for next generation sequencing including but not limited to bulk and single-cell RNA-seq; Molecular Biology (DNA and RNA manipulation, cloning, RT-PCR), Cell culture, Handling human blood material and ideally immune cell culture, Flow cytometry and cell sorting, transfection and knockdown experiments (CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing, siRNA, shRNA, antisense and similar technologies) to probe gene functions; Previous work with laboratory animals will also be considered a relevant asset;
  • Fluency in English – HT is an international research institute;
  • Broad technical understanding of the area of genomics, next generation sequencing, cell culture, knock-down methodologies and other areas of main responsibilities;
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment and to work independently;
  • Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to lead and gain the assistance and cooperation of others in a team endeavour;
  • Ability to build trust through operating with transparency and creating an open and positive environment;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Application Instructions

Please Apply Online By Sending:

  1. a CV in English;
  2. a motivation letter in English;
  3. names and contacts of 2 referees.

Only for general enquires concerning the role, please contact: nicole.soranzo@fht.org (this email address should not be used to send applications)

Additional Information

HT offers a highly collaborative, international culture to foster top quality, interdisciplinary research by promoting a vibrant environment consisting of independent research groups with access to outstanding graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and core facilities.

HT is an inclusive employer that fosters diversity and engages systematically to ensure that equal employment opportunities are provided without regard to age, race, creed, religion, sex, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

HT offers attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to a leading, internationally competitive, research organisation that promotes a collegial and open atmosphere. The compensation package granted will be internationally competitive and comprise pension scheme, medical and other social benefits and support for relocation and installation. Candidates coming to Italy for the first time, or returning after residing abroad, benefit from very attractive income tax benefits.

The Human Technopole Foundation is based in Milan.

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