Assistant Researcher - Research Group, Öztürk Lab.

We are looking forward to your applications for the position of  "Assistant Researcher" to be evaluated within IBG Öztürk Lab.

Desired Qualifications :

  • Have a BSc degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics; Biology, Biotechnology or a related field,
  • Have a strong background in molecular biology,
  • Speak Turkish fluently and English at intermediate or a higher level. The succesful  candidate shall be confident in Turkish communication and shall understand written text and protocols in English,
  • Have good computer skills and proficiency in MS Office applications,
  • Be good at team work and willing to contribute to a positive work environment,
  • Be an organized and meticulous person with good communication skills,
  • Be able to work with chemicals and biologial materials in laboratories at either S1 or S2 biosafety level,
  • Be aware of the biosafety rules and work accordingly in the laboratory,
  • Not be older than 30 years of age ,
  • Must have completed military service ( applicable for male candidates ),
  • Reside or be able to reside in İzmir.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience with cell culture techniques,
  • Being open to learning cloning software, database software etc.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Keeping inventory of lab consumables, collecting order requests from team mates and ordering consumables,
  • Keeping the consumables, stocks and lab equipment organized,
  • Production, maintenance and inventory of cell culture stocks, follow-up on routine tests,
  • Performing routine PCR and genotyping assays,
  • Optimization of experimental protocols, typing and storage of lab protocols in an accessible format,
  • Assistance in experimental procedures when assigned,
  • Production, maintenance and inventory of laboratory plazmid and bacteria stocks,
  • Preparation of bacterial media, competent cells and required buffer solutions,
  • Assisting in maintenance of a safe lab environment according to biosafety regulations and İBG quality requirements. Reporting of biosafety violations to the lab supervisor.