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Call 004-17 – Institut Pasteur de Montevideo

The Institut Pasteur de Montevideo seeks to incorporate a Technical Assistant level 4, for 2 years, to work in the project “Center of Metagenomics IP Montevideo/LATU”.

Activities will be conducted in the laboratories of the Institut Pasteur de Montevideo and LATU (Laboratorio Tecnológico del Uruguay). Schedule and days of work in both places will be agreed with the candidate. The candidate must demonstrate vast experience and knowledge of routine techniques characteristic of a microbiology and molecular biology laboratory, such as storage, inventory and processing of biological samples, purification of nucleic acids, design and standardization of PCR tests and microbiological isolation. Experience on the preparation of libraries for massive sequencing and operation of massive sequencers (not exclusive) will be especially valued. In case of lack of experience, willingness of candidate to be trained in these techniques will be valued. The candidate will also be responsible for the purchase and maintenance of stock of the laboratory reagents. The profile of the position is essentially technical though, depending on his/her interest, the candidate will be able take part in research projects developed in the Center.

Candidates should send an email to with reference to the number of the call in the subject, attaching the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae, including professional backgrounds and two references
  • Letter of motivation

Deadline for receipt of applications expires April 24, 2017.