Technical Assistant - Cell Culture (100%)


Offered by:

Molecular Partners


We are looking for a laboratory assistant to temporarily support our research and development teams. Being part of our Cell Line Development team, your tasks will include the following:

  • Actively work on cell banking activities of the team, including 1st freeze, MCB, WCB to support Project Teams;
  • Participate in the maintenance of the cell lines in culture;
  • Take part of the outsourcing process for cell banking (if necessary);
  • Ensure the good quality of the cell lines (QC, mycoplasma test, mouse pathology, etc…);
  • Record and document cell lines in the appropriate database suing Excel files and FreezerWorks software;
  • Keep a good communication with the Project Team members to ensure that the cell lines are available within the timelines. 

In addition, you will support the Laboratory Manager with the following organizational and technical responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the rotation systems for the cleaning and maintenance of the Tissue Culture room, stock refill, PBMC isolation;
  • Maintenance and inventory of all the -80°C freezers and Liquid Nitrogen tanks.


For this position we are looking for a highly motivated individual bringing along:
  • Apprenticeship as Technical Assistant or BSc in Life Science;
  • Extensive hands-on experience in cell culture and cell banking;
  • Careful and accurate working style, quality awareness;   
  • Sound oral and written German and English;
  • MS-Office computer skills;
  • Flexible and independent working attitude;
  • Well-developed communication, team and organizational skills.

This position summary is not intended to be all inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.Please note, thatthis position is limited to 1 year for .