Sanger sequencing junior lab technician

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Last update: 14 June 2021 | Location: Amsterdam | Education: BSc | Language: English

Macrogen is a global leading company in DNA sequencing, genome analysis, bioinformatics and biochips, working closely with over 18,000 researchers in 153 countries. It has a network of offices and sequencing facilities across the globe, including South Korea, the Netherlands, the US, Japan, Spain, Australia and Singapore.

 

We, Macrogen Europe BV, are a subsidiary with its headquarters in Amsterdam and representatives across Europe, providing Sanger and next generation sequencing (NGS) services. Committed to quality service and scientific excellence, we have achieved rapid growth and industry recognition by working in partnership with diverse healthcare, educational and research institutions around the globe to realize the unlimited potential of the evolving world of genomics.

To help support our growing customer base we are currently looking for a junior lab technician for Sanger sequencing.

Responsibilities:

  • Sample receipt and registration in the laboratory information management system (LIMS)
  • Working closely with the team to carry out experiments
  • Preparing solutions and reagents according to SOPs and the LIMS
  • Maintaining stocks, lab instruments and resources to support laboratory activities
  • Other responsibilities, as required, to ensure the streamlined operation of the laboratory

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor (University or HBO) in life science (molecular biology, biotechnology or other relevant field)
  • Knowledge of and experience with Sanger sequencing is an advantage
  • Experience with LIMS is an advantage
  • Results-oriented and an excellent team player with high-level prioritization skills
  • Eye for detail
  • Experience of working in a multinational environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Due to on-site working, the candidate should reside in the Netherlands and have a valid work permit

 

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV and cover letter to recruit@macrogen-europe.com with the heading junior lab technician. We only accept applications through email.