IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg), an autonomous institute organised within the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), is a not-
for-profit institute dedicated to supporting biomedical research for the benefit of patients.
We provide biospecimen-related services and biobanking infrastructure for applied medical research.
We are working with the main Luxembourgish actors in translational medicine and with international academic and insdutry actors.
IBBL’s culture is based on excellence, trust and innovation.
Our team is driven by passion and quality.
To accompany its continuous growth, IBBL is recruiting an : Biobank Technician (m / f) Permanent contract, full time, Start date : ASAP The Biobank Technician is responsible for proper reception, processing, efficient tracking, optimal storage, logistics, handling and documentation of samples for projects managed at IBBL.
Under the supervision of the Head of Biorepository, he / she is also responsible for maintaining the related laboratory areas, their tidiness and functionality in compliance with quality system requirements.
Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications Graduate qualification in a field or discipline relevant to the area of biobanking or Certificate of Advanced Technician (BTS, DUT or ATM), ideally in Biology or related field.
Proficiency in the use of computers relative to technical equipment and general office software (Microsoft Office Suite).
Rigor, attention, high level of accuracy and autonomy Ability to manage flexible missions (multitasks and multi priorities) and flexible hours of work.
Excellent interpersonal skills and team building spirit.
Competency at lab bench skills.
Desired criteria, assets : Experience with high throughput automated systems.
Previous work experience in : an accredited environment a blood bank or medical laboratory Language skills Must speak and write French fluently.
Must speak and write English (intermediate level).
Key Accountabilities Receive and process biospecimen samples according to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Work Instruction (WI) related to the work performed.
Perform biospecimen samples aliquoting using high throughput automated liquid handling processes.
Perform full range of operations in biorepository : Design of collection kits and production Consumables ordering and stock management Quality control on incoming specimens and data Recording / inventory of all samples in LIMS or other tools Sample retrievals and / or destructions Packing and shipments in compliance with applicable regulations Use of environmental monitoring system Management of Biorepository equipment (e.
g cryoshippers) Work in full respect of SOPs, Work instructions and Internal Documentations Write Standard Operating Procedures in French or English Located in Luxembourg, LIH offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic, international and multilingual environment that values personal respect and professional achievement based on the highest intellectual and ethical standards.
The remuneration for this position shall be based on qualification and experience.
Applications including a cover letter and curriculum vitae should be sent before 31 July 2019 through jobs.lu with the Ref : VD / BBT0619 / KB / IBBL.