Research Associate – Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Technology

We are seeking a self-motivated, energetic, and highly detail-oriented research associate with a proven background in cell culture, ideally ES cell culture.

This position will apply high-throughput genome engineering and genotyping of modified murine ES cells to support the development of PetMedix’s proprietary antibody discovery platform.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Genetic engineering and culture of mouse ES cell lines
  • Quality control, maintenance and cryopreservation of mouse ES cell lines
  • Genotyping of mouse ES cells
  • Preparation of mouse ES cells for blastocyst microinjection
  • Support in technology development
  • Maintenance of an accurate electronic notebook in a timely manner
  • Effective communication of results and findings

Requirements & Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Proven work experience using aseptic techniques in cell culture. Experience in PCR, gel electrophoresis and ideally sequencing. Solid knowledge of cellular/molecular biology and understanding of transgenics. Excellent organisational, communication and record-keeping skills. Strong motivation and team spirit.


This is a full-time role and once every month the successful candidate will be required to work Saturdays and/or Sundays, for around 2h. We offer a competitive salary in line with experience and other benefits such as company share options, private pension plan and health insurance.

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