Ref. 20-2023 Research Technician

A wet-lab Research Technician position is available immediately at the Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology’s Prostate Cancer Translational Research Group.

Our group focuses on studying and testing hypothesis-based targeted therapies in prostate cancer and we are especially committed to applying the potential clinical value of our findings to clinical trials.

We are seeking an organized, motivated and team-oriented individual with previous experience working in a clinical/translational research laboratory either in the academic or private sector. The candidate should have previous experience in working with patient tumor/plasma/blood samples.

The successful candidate will form an integral part of the scientific team and support the execution of the group’s translational research program.
The selected candidate will be responsible for:
- Processing, aliquoting and storage of blood and plasma samples from different studies.
- DNA and RNA extraction from tissue, saliva and plasma/blood samples.
- Preparation of next-generation sequencing libraries.
- Support in basic histopathology techniques: tissue sections, preparation of samples for IHC and IF assays, staining following IHC protocols.