The BSL3/ABSL3 Researcher is to write and update standard operating procedures (SOPs), to perform assays supporting research studies investigating high risk group (BSL2+, BSL3/ABSL3) pathogens and agents (especially viruses) with a focus on culturing, molecular characterizations, and host-pathogen interactions at Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Center (iBG) in İzmir, TURKEY. Working under the supervision of the Core Facility Manager, the BSL3/ABSL3 Researcher will establish, optimize, perform and analyze virologic, cellular, microscopic, and/or immunologic assays using in vitro and in vivo models to help understanding pathogenesis and transmissibility of diseases.
Education: MSc or PhD degree in Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Veterinary Sciences or related fields.
Experience: At least 3 years of scientific research experience in microbiology laboratories, especially with viruses, is essential. Experience in BSL3/ABSL3 laboratories is preferable. Being familiar with high level international biosafety and biosecurity measures is a plus.
Language Skills: English (Advanced); the interview will be in English.
Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office, and Data Backup for PCs.