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Technician / Engineer - Biological Research

Employer: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Posted: June 14, 2014
Expires: July 31, 2014
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Science jobs from Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS):
A technician/engineer position is available in the group of Dr. Damien Coudreuse ( at the Institute of Genetics and Development of Rennes (IGDR), France ( Research in this laboratory takes a synthetic biology approach in fission yeast to study the architecture and evolution of cell cycle regulation. Routinely used techniques in the team include fission yeast genetics, molecular biology (DNA, RNA and protein biology) and microscopy. The role of the technician/engineer will be to provide help with such techniques to various members of the team as well as to take responsibility for a number of common tasks in the laboratory.

We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated and flexible, ready to join a team working on innovative projects in a collegial and interactive environment. Experience in molecular biology and a good level of English are required. Notions of genetics and microscopy are also useful.

Research at the Institute of Genetics and Development of Rennes covers a wide range of subjects in cell biology, taking advantage of most classical model systems while strongly promoting interdisciplinary approaches. The institute also benefits from state-of-the-art core facilities, such as excellent microscopy and genomics centers. The IGDR is dynamic and expanding, with 20 teams representing 200 international researchers and staff, including several recently established young groups. The working language of the laboratory and the institute is English.

The IGDR is located in the city of Rennes, the capital of Brittany in northwestern France. With its rich tradition of cultural, musical, and artistic events as well as its close proximity to the coast, Rennes is a very welcoming and pleasant place to live. It is also easily and directly accessible from Paris (around 2 hours by train).

Candidates should contact Dr. Damien Coudreuse at and send a Curriculum Vitae, including past experiences, as well as a letter detailing their motivation and interest in the position. Applicants should also request recommendation letters to be directly sent by one to three references.

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