R&D Technician

İzmir Biomedicine and Genome Center is currently seeking a full-time Lab.Technician for IBG Biobank and Biomolecular Resources Platform focused in Covid-19, cancer and rare disease research.

Qualifications for the Laboratory Technician include :

Professional Qualifications (must)

  • Associate degree in medical laboratory techniques, pathology techniques or bachelor's degree in life sciences or health sciences,
  • Experience in collecting and processing ( DNA, RNA, Protein recovery; serum, plasma recovery, etc.) of human biological samples (blood and blood products, solid tissue samples, etc. ), primary cell culture techniques, basic laboratory techniques and using laboratory equipments, laboratory information management systems,
  • Proof of English profiency level ( at least A2 level in writing and reading ),
  • Competence in using MS Office programs ( especially Excel ),
  • To be able to use laboratory information management systems, open source softweares.

Professional Qualifications (Prefered)

  • To document GCP/GLP and/or Medical Laboratory Accreditation training,
  • At least 1 year of laboratory experience on celluar/molecular biological techniques,
  • Proof of English profiency level ( at least B1 level in writing and reading and speaking ),
  • Experience in using data recording / analysis programs.

Other Qualifications

  • Team working, problem solving, planning and communication skills,
  • Awareness of biosafety and biosecurity, occupational health.

Job Duties 

  • To comply with the standart operating procedures (SOP) of biological samples, the relevant working instructions and personal data protection rules,
  • To carry out all steps of transferring, recording, processing, storage and recording steps of each biological material to the laboratory information system or other sample tracking devices on time,
  • To prepare, made and track all comsumable orders for biobank and managing inventory,
  • To follow up the biobank devices in a timely and complete manner, to follow the maintenance and repair processes of the devices,
  • Keeping/maintaining quality records ( Logbook, analysis book, study document, etc.),
  • Ensuring the order of archive files, keeping archive records, ensuring that filling and archiving works are carried out in accordance with standards,
  • Performing other duties assigned.