ETH Zürich

Lab Automation Scientist

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Lab Automation Scientist

The ETH Zurich core facility NEXUS Personalized Health Technologies enables biomedical discovery and translational research for personalized health. We offer a broad range of expertise, from software engineering and biomedical data management to statistical and bioinformatics services. Embedded in this multi-disciplinary facility, the screening and lab automation group specialises in screening technologies, assay development, complex cell systems and lab automation. Our projects range from biochemical screens to combinatorial chemical synthesis to sophisticated screening assays with patient-derived organoids.

Job description

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated Lab Automation Scientist to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in screening and lab automation and a passion for streamlining laboratory processes. The Lab Automation Scientist will be deeply involved in advancing our capabilities in lab automation, contributing significantly to our research and development efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and manage lab automation workflows
  • Program and operate a variety of lab automation and liquid handling systems
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate automation solutions in laboratory settings
  • Ensure efficient and accurate execution of automated processes

Your profile

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's or PhD in Life Sciences, Engineering, or related field
  • At least 3 years of experience in programming and operating lab automation and liquid handling systems
  • Experience in adapting and optimizing cell-based and in-vitro assays
  • Familiarity with chemical libraries and relevant chemistry knowledge
  • Experience in specific software such as R, KNIME, and Python
  • Understanding of mammalian cell culture systems and 3D cell cultures

Core Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills, including project coordination, document management and time management
  • Service-oriented mindset with excellent communication skills
  • Hands-on mentality in problem-solving
  • Strong technical affinity and ability to quickly learn new technologies
  • A precise and accurate working style

We offer

At NEXUS we value knowledge exchange and working together as an agile and highly performing team, where everyone brings in their own expertise and personality. The facility has flat hierarchies, offers flexible working hours and family-friendly working models. We provide many training opportunities and a broad and exciting field of work, at the cutting edge of translational research.

Working, teaching and research at ETH Zurich

We value diversity

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • cover letter outlining your motivation and experience
  • concise CV
  • diploma, reference letters and certificates of employment.

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about NEXUS Personalized Health Technologies can be found on our website.Questions regarding the position should be directed to Eva Riegler, PhD, Group Leader Screening and Lab Automation, (no applications).

For recruitment services the GTC of ETH Zurich apply.

About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

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Lab Automation Scientist
Rämistrasse 101 Zürich, Zwitserland
Uiterste sollicitatiedatum
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Analytische chemie, , Atmosferische chemie, , Biochemie, , Katalyse, , Chemische biologie, en 111 andere Chemische thermodynamica, Chemo-informatica, Computationele chemie, Elektrochemie, Milieuchemie, Immunochemie, Anorganische chemie, Materiaalchemie, Wiskundige chemie, Geneeskundige chemie, Moleculaire chemie, Nanobiochemie, Nano-scheikunde, Nanotechnologie, Nucleaire chemie, Organische chemie, Organometaalchemie, Petrochemie, Photochemistry, Fysische chemie, Fytochemie, Polymeerchemie, Radiochemie, Solid-state chemie, Spectroscopie, Oppervlaktechemie, Synthetische chemie, Theoretische chemie, Thermochemie, Biologie van dieren en etologie, Bioinformatica, Biostatistiek, Biotechnologie, Plantkunde, Kankeronderzoek, Celbiologie, Chronobiologie, Computationele biologie, Ontwikkelingsbiologie, Ecologie, Entomologie, Evolutionaire biologie, Genetica, Histologie, Menseiljke biologie, Limnologie, Mariene biologie, Microbiologie, Moleculaire biologie, Mycologie, Nanobiologie, Neurowetenschappen (Neurologie), Paleobiologie, Parasitologie, Fysiologie, Structurele biologie, Systematica (Taxonomie), Systeembiologie, Virologie, Zoölogie, Akoestische techniek, Vliegtuigbouw, Ruimtevaarttechniek, Landbouwtechniek, Techniek in audiosystemen, Autotechniek, Techniek in autosystemen, Biotechniek, Biomedische techniek, Techniek in biosystemen, Chemische techniek, Civiele techniek (Civil engineering), Communicatietechniek, Computationale techniek, Computertechniek (Computer engineering), Techniek in regelsystemen, Ecologische techniek, Elektrotechniek, Electronica, Energietechnologie, Techniekonderwijs, Technische natuurkunde, Milieutechniek, Brandveiligheidstechniek, Geotechniek, Hydraulica, Beeldverwerking, Industriële techniek, Instrumentatietechniek, Productietechniek, Waterbouwkunde, Materiaalkunde, Mechanische techniek, Mechanica, Mechatronica, Militaire techniek, Mijnbouwkunde, Nucleaire technologie, Optische techniek, Petroleumtechnologie, Techniek voor kwaliteitsborging, Railbouwkunde, Duurzame Energie, Robotica, Veiligheidstechniek, Signaalverwerking, Bouwtechniek, Systeemkunde, Technologiemanagement, Telecommunicatie-engineering, Verkeerstechniek
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