Epigenetics R&D Laboratory Technician

Job description

Diagenode is an international biotech company that develops and commercializes innovative instruments, reagents systems and services for the life science research and molecular diagnostics.


Founded in 2003, the Group is headquartered in Liège (Belgium), with subsidiaries in Denville (NJ, USA), in Toyama (Japan) and in Santiago de Chile (Chile).


Mission

The Laboratory Technician carries out laboratory experiments related to molecular biology and Epigenetics. He/She reports to the team Manager.


Key responsibilities

  • Perform PCR, qPCR, DNA quantification, NGS library preparation and purification, fragment size profiling and chromatin immunoprecipitation
  • Perform experimental tasks in a timely manner according to the project’s timeline
  • Work accurately, precisely and be familiar with quality management practices
  • Communicate progress of projects to project managers
  • Inform the project manager about the difficulties or changes occurring during the project
  • Work in a team of experienced scientists and participate in weekly team meetings
  • Maintain record daily laboratory activities
  • Manage and organize laboratory orders and stock
  • Perform equipment routinely maintenance
  • Manage the technical problems of the instruments used in the context of the research

Job requirements

  • Bachelor in Laboratory techniques
  • Experience in a similar function is a plus
  • Experience in chromatin analysis or ChIP is a plus
  • Fluent level of French or English
  • Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
  • Ability to work independently and with a good team spirit
  • Good at planning and prioritizing things
  • Thorough and careful while efficient and fast
  • Critical, precise and methodical approach to work


Location

Diagenode Headquarters in Seraing


Contract

Sixmonths contract, day-time schedule, full time, 5 days a week.


Diagenode offers a job with a lot of development potential in a growth-oriented environment with a unique company culture.

Diagenode is an equal opportunity employer and promotes diversity throughout its workforce.