Laboratory Technician (R&D Department, Biology Unit)


Job Description:

The ideal candidate will possess significant experience in molecular biology techniques and will join the Drug Discovery team, Biology unit.


Must have:

  • Technical background in a biology-related area.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in similar roles.
  • Experience in developing and optimizing immunoassays.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Ability to work as part of multidisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to work independently in the planning and correct execution of laboratory assays.
  • Medium English level.
  • Experience working under ISO, GLP, GCP or similar


Main activities: 

  • Perform laboratory assays using molecular biology techniques, following the protocols and assay design established by the principal research scientist.
  • Actively participate in the design of experiments, optimization of new assays and in the improvement of standard protocols.
  • Verification and calibration of laboratory equipment.
  • Stock management of reagents and consumables.
  • Preliminary analysis of experimental results which will be revised by the principal research scientist.
  • Write standard operating procedures (SOPs) under the supervision of the main researcher and according to the internally established protocols.


Desirable:      Experience in ELISA and protein purification techniques.


Start date:      September 2020.