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CRISPR Technician

CRISPR Technician

The Institute

The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) is an international biomedical research institute of excellence, based in Barcelona, Spain, with more than 400 scientists from 44 countries. The CRG is composed by an interdisciplinary, motivated and creative scientific team which is supported both by a flexible and efficient administration and by high-end and innovative technologies.

In November 2013, the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) received the 'HR Excellence in Research' Award from the European Commission. This is a recognition of the Institute's commitment to developing an HR Strategy for Researchers, designed to bring the practices and procedures in line with the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (Charter and Code).

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The role

At the dynamics of living systems groups we are looking for a new team member who will employ CRISPR, primarily in C. elegans, to develop synthetic biology tools that enable precision longitudinal studies of aging.
The candidate should be interested in developing new molecular tools for studying complex systems.

About the lab

The Dynamics of Living Systems group is an interdisciplinary team based in CRG’s systems biology program. Lab members combine molecular genetics, engineering, ‘omics, and statistical physics approaches to measure and model the physiologic dynamics of aging. 

Whom would we like to hire?

Professional experience

Must Have

• You have three years laboratory experience, working with C. elegans

Education and training

• You hold a Master in a life sciences discipline


• You are fluent in English

Technical skills

• You have practical experience with CRISPR, evidenced by a publication


• You have highly developed organization skills
• You have the ability to work in a team
• You are excellence-driven

The​ Offer – Working Conditions

Contract duration: 1 year.
Estimated annual gross salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and consistent with our pay scales.
Target start date: April 1, 2021.

We provide a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructures, and unique professional career development opportunities. To check out our training and development portfolio, please visit our website in the training section.

We offer and promote a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applicants regardless of age, disability, gender, nationality, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The CRG is committed to reconcile a work and family life of its employees and are offering extended vacation period and the possibility to benefit from flexible working hours.

Application Procedure

All applications must include:

1. A motivation letter addressed to Dr. Nicholas Stroustrup.
2. A complete CV including contact details.
3. Contact details of two referees.

All applications must be addressed to Dr Nicholas Stroustrup and be submitted online through the "Apply" button below.

Selection Process

β‚‹ Pre-selection: The pre-selection process will be based on qualifications and expertise reflected on the candidates CVS. It will be merit-based.

β‚‹ Interview: Preselected candidates will be interviewed by the Hiring Manager of the position and a selection panel if required.

β‚‹ Offer Letter: Once the successful candidate is identified the Human Resources department will send a Job Offer, specifying the start day, salary, working conditions, among other important details.

Deadline: Please submit your application by March 2nd, 2021.

Suggestions: The CRG believes in ongoing improvement and promotes a culture of feedback. This is one of the reasons we have in place, at your disposal as a candidate, a mechanism to gather your suggestions/complaints concerning your candidate experience in our recruitment processes. Your feedback really matters to us in our aim at creating a positive candidate journey. You can make a difference and help us improve by letting us know your suggestions through the following form.

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