Technician at the CRG/UPF Proteomics Unit

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Mar 2021

The Institute

The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) is an international biomedical research institute of excellence, based in Barcelona, Spain, with more than 400 scientists from 44 countries. The CRG is composed by an interdisciplinary, motivated and creative scientific team which is supported both by a flexible and efficient administration and by high-end and innovative technologies.

In November 2013, the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) received the 'HR Excellence in Research ' Award from the European Commission. This is a recognition of the Institute's commitment to developing an HR Strategy for Researchers, designed to bring the practices and procedures in line with the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (Charter and Code).

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The role

A new position is open for a technician at the CRG/UPF Proteomics Unit. The laboratory focuses on the identification, quantification and characterization of proteins by HPLC and ESI-based mass spectrometry. The duties associated with the position will mainly focus on sample handling, maintenance of HPLC and mass spectrometers, assessment of instrument performance, check inventory, do the laboratory purchases, attend users and elaborate service quotations among other administrative tasks.

About the team

The Proteomics Unit is a joint effort of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and the Center of Genomic Regulation to create an innovative research infrastructure with a high-level of excellence and sustainability to support scientists in the biomedical field. The activities of the Proteomics Unit are focused onto the provision of high-quality proteomics services with strong added-value to the research community by i) offering state-of-the-art methods, advise and expertise to support basic and translational researchers; ii) developing new methods and techniques that keep the unit up to date and at the forefront of the proteomics field; and iii) training the community and actively disseminating proteomics science and methods.

The Proteomics Unit is part of the Spanish National Infrastructure for Omics Technologies (ICTS OmicsTech) and the European Proteomics Infrastructure Consortium (EPIC-XS, GA 823839), and it coordinates the European innovative and interdisciplinary Research and Training network PROTrEIN (GA 956148). The Proteomics Unit is also part of the "Plataforma de Recursos Biomoleculares y Bioinformáticos - ProteoRed" of the Instituto de Salud Carlos III, part of the Spanish National Health System (PT17/0019).

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