European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

Research Technician (Absence cover)

European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

Grenoble, France

About the team/job

The Marcia lab at EMBL Grenoble has an opening for a full-time, paid internship from Nov 1st 2019 to Feb 29th 2020. The lab uses molecular and structural biology and biochemical and biophysical approaches to study the molecular interactions between non coding RNAs and nuclear proteins, which regulate gene expression processes.

Your role

The successful candidate will be responsible for general laboratory management and for maintenance of essential laboratory equipment. Tasks will include preparation of laboratory solutions and media, cloning, and operation of general laboratory equipment. Depending on qualification, the candidate may also perform protein expression in insect and/or E. coli cells and related purification. It is expected that the candidate participates to weekly lab meetings.

You have

Applicants should have a degree in biochemistry or a related field from a technical school or university, excellent skills in molecular biology, including the ability to design a cloning experiment, and familiarity with automated laboratory equipment.  Enthusiasm to work within an international team and fluency in English are mandatory.

You might also have

Experience in protein and RNA handling is an advantage.

Why join us

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organization. Start and end dates of the appointment cannot be negotiated.

What else you need to know

Please apply online by clicking “APPLY NOW” as well as by emailing Dr. Marco Marcia (, including a one-page cover letter with a brief description of your lab experience and motivation, and indicating the name and contacts of at least one referee.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: embl-GR00137