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Research Technician (80-100%)

WorkplaceDavos Wolfgang, Herman-Burchard-Strasse 1, Graubuenden, Switzerland
Occupation rate
80% - 100%
Job Start01.09.2023

The Christine Kühne – Center for Allergy Research and Education (CK-CARE) research consortium located at the Medicine Campus Davos, Switzerland is hiring a highly motivated

Research Technician (80-100%)

CK-CARE comprises five clinical and basic research facilities in Switzerland and Germany with the main focus on Allergology and Dermatology. The Medicine Campus Davos integrates medical care (with Hochgebirgsklinik Davos), translational and basic research in one place. Patients can profit from individually adapted rehabilitative care, acute diagnostics, prevention medicine and treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases.

We are looking for a highly motivated person to expand CK-CAREs translational research activities on the Medicine Campus Davos.


Job Description – in this role you

  • support research groups in all of the above-mentioned technologies
  • work partially in a Biobank, where you prepare biological samples and organise storage
  • conduct measurements of biomarkers as a service for members of the Medicine Campus Davos
  • monitor and document laboratory processes and equipment
  • are responsible for the organisation and ordering of laboratory materials
  • actively participate in the maintenance of the QM system


Qualification and Experience

  • You are qualified BTA or MTA (biological/medical technical assistant), ideally with a supplementary diploma from an university of applied sciences (Bioengineering/Biotechnology).
  • Or you have a degree in Life Sciences (BSc or MSc) in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or a related discipline
  • You have experience in at least three of the following techniques: FACS, Histology, Microscopy, isolation of nucleic acids and qPCR, ELISA, DNA and Protein gel electrophoresis, eukaryotic cell transfection and culture, cell purification
  • You are experienced or highly motivated in working with human samples and sample processing according to SOPs
  • You are interested and willing to learn and develop additional skills and methods
  • You have good knowledge of standard software packages
  • You have strong interpersonal skills, and you are a great team player
  • You are proficient in English, German language skills are an advantage

We offer

Why join our team?

  • You want to be part of the growing medical campus dedicated to front basic and translational research
  • You value varied possibilities for personal and professional growth
  • You value a competitive salary and social benefits
  • You like the idea to work and live in a famous Swiss Ski and Mountain Resort
  • We are happy to provide help with working permission and relocation procedures

Contact and Address


We look forward to receiving your application with a brief explanation why you are the ideal candidate for this position, your detailed curriculum vitae and the contact details of two to three references. Please submit your complete application as one single pdf file to infock-care.ch .

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Claudio Rhyner, CEO CK-CARE AG ❘ phone: +41 81 410 13 00. Initial application deadline is July 31, 2023, but the call will remain open until the positions are filled. Candidates will be contacted by us on a rolling basis.



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