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TheArtOfDiscovery

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If you are a highly motivated MD or PhD, with experience in animal models of disease and a project that requires the Pfalc HuMouse Model, do not hesitate to contact us.

Scientist position

Laboratory scientist

The Art of Discovery opens a Scientist position for an estimated 2-year term project on the implementation of a platform of industrialized P. falciparum and P. vivax humanized mouse models of liver stage and transmission of malaria in its facilities located in the Biscay Science and Technology Park (Zamudio, Bizkaia, Spain).

The platform is primarily intended for in vivo translational PK/PD evaluation of the efficacy of new antimalarial drugs and vaccines. In addition, the platform aims at providing easy, fast and affordable access to researchers working in basic biology of liver stage and transmission worldwide.

Job description

The main responsibilities of the successful candidate are:

1.- Administration of substances to laboratory mice by different routes of administration, in biosafety level 2 and 3 facilities.

2.- Sampling tissues and organs from mice infected with human malaria.

3.- Analysis of biological samples using different analytical techniques (Flow cytometry, E.L.I.S.A, PCR, Western Blot, histology, etc..).

4.- Cell culture

5.- Maintenance of human malaria-infected mosquitoes.

6.- Issuing reports of experimental results.

Qualifications

Laboratory technician or BsC in biological sciences.
Accreditation for animal work validated by Spanish authorities: Category B or equivalent.

Experience

At least 1-year demonstrable experience in animal research.
Proficiency in administration of substances to laboratory mice by i.v., i.p. and s.c. routes
At least 2-years of experience in cell culture

Other skills   

English: Minimum intermediate level.
Word, Excel, and Data analysis software
Flexible work time.

Contact

Interested candidates should send their resumé to joseba.fa@tad-med.com until 5th March 2018.

Our major areas of interest are resistance to antimalarials, translational pharmacology and development of new humanized mouse models, but we are open to collaborate in other areas of malaria research as well.

Let’s talk…!!!