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Lab Technician

Horizon Genomics is a biotechnology company in Vienna, Austria, that is part of the Horizon Discovery Group headquartered in Cambridge, UK. Using our proprietary gene-editing platform and deep scientific expertise, we design and engineer genetically-modified cells that are applied in research and clinical applications.  Our rapidly growing product catalog, service offering and research programs are powering progress to understand the genetics drivers of disease and ultimately advance human health.  

Horizon Genomics is looking for a Lab Technician for a one year maternity leave replacement. The successful candidate should have experience in:

·         Cell culture (growing, splitting, freezing and thawing human cell lines)

·         Transfection and protein transduction

·         Use of CRIPSR/Cas technology for genome editing

·         Standard molecular biology (DNA isolation, PCR, cloning, restriction digest, Gibson assembly)

To be eligible, you should have completed a Höhere Technische Lehranstalt (HTL) or a Bachelor’s Degree. Ideally, you have worked in a research laboratory before and are comfortable handling Word, Excel and Outlook. As Horizon Genomics operates in an international environment, the official working language is English. 

The job advertised here is a full-time (40 hours per week; 8 hours per day) maternity leave replacement and will run from August 1, 2017 until September 2018. The position is remunerated with a gross monthly salary (Bruttogehalt) of at least 2100 EUR.

If you would like to be part of a young and exciting company, please send your application to Ms. Nicole Zimmert ( by Friday June 23, 2017.

Horizon Genomics is part of the Horizon Discovery Group. Find more information about Horizon here:



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