A research assistant position in the lab of Rafal Ciosk in Basel, Switzerland

A research assistant position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Rafal Ciosk at the Friedrich Miescher Institute in Basel, Switzerland
(http://www.fmi.ch/ciosk.r). The position is initially for one year but can be extended. Successful candidates should have a strong background
in biochemistry and molecular biology. Previous experience with C. elegans is desired.

Carrying out research experiments
Developing new protocols and techniques in collaboration with FMI research facilities
Contributing to lab organization (purchase of consumables, management of stocks)

Ability to pay attention to details and to follow complex protocols
Independent working attitude, high degree of flexibility, and a good team spirit
Willingness to work in a service-oriented and interdisciplinary environment
At least three years of laboratory training
Strong communication skills and fluency in English

The Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI) is an international research center pursuing basic biological research.
We have a staff of 340, including 180 postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and undergraduates.
The Institute is situated in Basel, Switzerland, a city in the center of Europe offering an outstanding scientific and cultural environment.

Please submit your application and documents, including 2-3 names for references, by December 10th, 2013 at: www.fmi.ch/opening

For further information please contact Rafal Ciosk (rafal.ciosk@fmi.ch).

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research
Basel, Switzerland