Empa - the place where innovation starts

Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology of the ETH Domain and conducts cutting-edge research for the benefit of industry and the well-being of society.

Empa’s Laboratory for Biomimetic Membranes and Textiles and Laboratory of Biointerfaces are jointly looking for an experienced

Cell/Tissue Culture Lab Technician
Your Tasks
  • Responsible for laboratories supervision and equipment
  • Representing the working group in the quality team for laboratories
  • Support of research projects by carrying out cell culturing and molecular biology experiments
  • Ordering, tracking, and storing test samples and consumables
  • Independent communication with other lab technicians
  • Reporting of experimental results to project managers in a timely manner

Desired profile

  • Strong experience and willingness to work in labs with biosafety levels 1 and 2
  • Skillful users of cell/tissue culture techniques, including cell isolation, molecular and biochemical analysis, microscopic cell imaging
  • Enthusiastic team player with good communication and collaboration skills.
  • Solution-oriented, autonomous, and proactive working style
  • Experience in statistical data analysis
  • You write and speak English and German fluently.


We offer

  • Interesting and responsible tasks in the field of biomaterials and tissue regeneration.
  • Opportunity to develop in a specialist area that is highly regarded in society and the economy.
  • Excellent and international working conditions.
  • Attractive, performance-oriented employment conditions in the ETH domain

For further information
about the position please contact Dr. Kongchang Wei   kongchang.wei@empa.ch and visit our websites www.empa.ch/web/s401s and www.empa.ch/web/s404   and see our  Empa-Video

We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation, CV, diplomas with transcripts and contact details of two referees. Please upload the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered.

Empa, Esther Zürcher, Human Resources, Lerchenfeldstrasse 5, 9014 St. Gallen, Switzerland.