Accepting applications for a Technician position in Prof. Nicola Elvassore’s lab in the Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies (SIAIS) at ShanghaiTech University.
In our lab, we perform research at the interface between human stem cell biology and biotechnology/biological engineering.
We have one open position for a lab technician, focused on cell culture.
1.Bachelor degree in one of the following majors: Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology or similar.
2.Master degree or PhD will be preferred.
3.Minimum two-year working experience in analogous position in research centers or private companies is required, if not having Master degree or PhD.
4.Solid experience in human cell culture, and in stem cell culture preferred.
5.Experience of culture of human pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation will be preferred.
6.Excellent communication and writing skills in English.
Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
1.Maintaining an efficient cell culture unit, for example making aliquots of media and reagents, or performing periodic sterilization cycles of incubators and biosafety cabinets.
2.Training other lab personnel on cell culture procedures.
3.Verifying the functionality of cell culture instrumentation and collaborating with instruments technical support.
4.Making orders of required material.
5.Giving organization support to coordinate experiments of researchers within the lab.
6.Giving support in performing cell cultures as instructed.
7.Maintaining documentation and standardizing lab protocols for performing biological assays.
8.Few other minor tasks, such as English-Chinese translations.