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Laboratory Technician - Spain

Job description

Omniscope is a biotech startup that scans the immune system through simple, non-invasive clinical tests to broadly detect diseases at the earliest stages. Omniscope generates deep profiles of T-cell and B-cell receptor repertoires for a high-resolution profile of immune specificities and dynamics in clinical areas, such as infection, vaccination as well as cell- and immunotherapy in cancer.

The candidate will be integrated into the Omniscope Experimental group held in the Parc Científic of Barcelona. The selected candidate will be involved in the day-to-day laboratory and will be responsible for sample preparation and performing emerging sequencing protocols in a highly collaborative and international work environment.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Carry out research experiments
  • Isolate and prepare cell suspensions from tissues
  • Prepare sequencing libraries
  • Coordinate submission of sequencing samples
  • Perform FACS analyses
  • Perform QC analyses
  • Maintain laboratory stocks
  • Keep comprehensive laboratory work records/ reports
  • Maintain the LIMS system
  • Coordinating the maintenance of laboratory equipment calibration and servicing, inventory of reagents, cell lines and samples
  • Keep updated with the current literature
  • Keep updated with current and new technology

Qualifications

  • Background in biology, molecular biology, genetics, and immunology
  • Experience in a R&D or research-intensive environment
  • Extensive experience in cell/tissue culture
  • Experience in processing human cell samples
  • Experience with next-generation sequencing library preparation
  • Knowledge in sequencing technologies
  • Broad experience in molecular and cell biology techniques
  • Expertise in FACS workflow and analysis
  • Proven ability to perform and write new protocols
  • Proven ability to write experimental reports

Competences

  • Fluent in English
  • High organization skills for large-scale production projects
  • Capability to be a part of a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Capability to adapt
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills (both verbal and written)

Location and travel

  • Barcelona based.
  • No travel required.

Job Type

Experienced

Equal Employment Opportunity

Omniscope values and implements the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. We are therefore an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. For that reason, we promote candidates to upload their CVs blind and not include any personal details that refer to the applicant's gender, age, or ethnicity.

Further, Omniscope believes strongly in a whole systems approach to both technology and society. We therefore strongly encourage applications from any candidates with a passion for developing and bringing innovative solutions to patients. Omniscope also believes in rewarding employee performance with equity.

Employment Type

Full time

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