In vivo Technician

Posted 11 August 2021
SalaryUp to €0.00 per annum
LocationBeerse, Arrondissement Turnhout, Antwerp, Flanders
Job type Permanent
DisciplineResearch & Development

Job description

In vivo Technician - Beerse (BE)

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced in vivo Technician to join our Discovery site located in Beerse. The Technician will mainly help to develop and conduct in vivo assays/models with Mycobacterium tuberculosis to evaluate the efficacy of new anti-tuberculosis compounds, alone and in combination. He or she will also assist with the various in vitro M. tuberculosis assay currently in place at the Biosafety Level 3 laboratory. All this is done in a team-oriented, result-driven, international research environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and conduct in vivo infection studies in mice:
    • Prepare and schedule experiment
    • Be the point of contact for animal caretakers/ weekend support
    • Ordering of mice and compounds
    • Intranasal infection of mice by using anaesthesia
    • Weighing, blood sampling and euthanasia of mice
    • Collection and processing of organs / blood samples
    • Animal and sample administration
  • Provide ad hoc support for in vitro microbiological analyses (e.g. time kill kinetics, compound profiling).
  • Analyse and interpret obtained data and prepare detailed lab reports in an ELN system according to departmental standards.
  • Establish an understanding of the relevance of the data being generated on the project.
  • Present own work confidently, internally, with clear rationale and produce slides on own work.

The following are minimum requirements related to the Technician position:

  • B. Sc. or M.Sc. with minimum 2 years of working experience in a relevant environment.
  • Experienced in all requested aspects of in vivo mouse work.
  • Experience in working with infectious agents in a Biosafety Level 3 laboratory is preferred.
  • Experience in microbiological techniques (working in sterile environment, handling bacterial cutures etc) is a plus.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Flexible mindset, good record keeping skills and attention to detail are essential.

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