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Elektroniker/in (60-80%)

Das Biozentrum der Universität Basel ist eines der weltweit führenden Institute für Life Sciences. Seine 30 Gruppen und 500 Mitarbeitenden erforschen, wie Moleküle und Zellen Leben erschaffen. Dabei decken sie das ganze Spektrum vom Atom bis zum Organismus ab. Das 1971 gegründete Biozentrum ist Geburtsstätte zahlreicher grundlegender Entdeckungen in Biologie und Medizin und hat mehrere Nobelpreisträger hervorgebracht.

Zur Verstärkung unserer Elektronik-Werkstatt suchen wir per sofort oder nach Vereinbarung eine/n Elektroniker/in.

Ihre Aufgaben:

  • Reparaturen und Unterhaltsarbeiten an diversen Laborgeräten
  • Entwicklung und Aufbau elektronischer Geräte nach Vorgaben der Wissenschaftler
  • Unterstützung unserer Wissenschaftler bei Versuchsaufbauten

Ihr Profil

  • Abgeschlossene Berufslehre als Elektroniker EFZ
  • Verantwortungsbewusste, teamfähige und offene Persönlichkeit
  • Hohe Service- und Kundenorientierung, sowie eine selbständige Arbeitsweise
  • Gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift
  • Kenntnisse in der Programmierung (Rasperry, Arduiono)

Wir bieten Ihnen eine abwechslungsreiche und verantwortungsvolle Tätigkeit in einem Zweierteam, geregelte Arbeitszeiten, sowie zeitgemässe Anstellungsbedingungen im Rahmen der universitären Besoldungsordnung. Die Stelle ist auf zwei Jahre befristet, mit Option auf Festanstellung.

Fragen beantwortet Ihnen gerne Herr Simon Saner, Tel. 061 207 04 75, e-mail: s.saner@unibas.ch

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Entry-level position (80 - 100%) for Technical / Scientific Staff at the Imaging Core Facility (IMCF) of the Biozentrum, University of Basel

Starting 1 January 2020 or as per agreement

The Biozentrum of the University of Basel is one of the leading life sciences institutes in the world. It consists of 32 groups and 500 employees that research how molecules and cells create life, spanning the scale from atom to organism. Founded in 1971, the Biozentrum has been the birthplace of many fundamental discoveries in biology and medicine, spawning several Nobel Laureates.

The Imaging Core Facility (IMCF) of the Biozentrum of the University of Basel is offering a position to a young scientist to enter the field of modern high-end light microscopy.

Your responsibilities

The candidate will support the IMCF by maintaining different state of the art wide-field, confocal, spinning disk, lightsheet (live-cell and cleared samples) and super-resolution (SIM, STORM/PALM) microscopes; will contribute to user training at microscopes and image analysis; and will participate in the teaching program of the IMCF. Further information regarding the platform including the detailed list of equipment can be found at https://www.biozentrum.unibas.ch/imcf/

Your profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a technical or research background that combines solid technical expertise with strong communication skills. Suitable candidates are expected to have a university degree in life sciences or physics (master or PhD) and possess practical experience in at least two or more of the following fields: Optics, light microscopy techniques (widefield and/or confocal), live cell imaging, image processing.
The applicant should be rigorous, reliable, well organized and have the flexibility needed for working in a service-oriented context. Good communication skills in English and the ability to operate as a team player in a multi-disciplinary environment are required.

We offer

The Biozentrum offers cutting-edge research infrastructures, a highly international environment, and excellent working conditions. Salary and benefits according to University of Basel standards.
The position offers an ideal entry point into working in a microscopy facility environment. It is limited to two years but can be prolonged up to five years. The preferred starting date is January 2020 but can be negotiated.

Application / Contact

Applications (only electronically), including CV, list of publications and a short summary of past microscopy experience with a list of microscope systems and software. The University of Basel is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from female candidates.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 31 October 2019.

For further information, please feel free to contact Oliver Biehlmaier, PhD, Head of Imaging Core Facility (oliver.biehlmaier@unibas.ch, +41 61 207 20 73).

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International PhD Program "Biozentrum PhD Fellowships" Winter Call 2020

Excellent students from all over the world are encouraged to apply for the prestigious "Biozentrum PhD Fellowships" program.

The aim of the fellowships which are sponsored by the Werner Siemens-Foundation and the University of Basel is to select and promote highly talented graduate students in the area of Life Sciences. The fellowships offer direct access to the PhD program of the Biozentrum, University of Basel, additional financial support, a rotation-based selection of the research group, and support for the attendance of scientific meetings and courses during the PhD.
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