Recruitment of the Technician of Natural Products Research group

Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis (LIOS) is offering fixed term position of the technician of Natural Products Research (NPR) group. The position is offered within the call HORIZON-WIDERA-2022-TALENTS-01 ERA Chair project Natalion.

The main research directions of the NPR group will be:

  • accessing microbial diversity unique to Baltic area
  • setting up collections of microbial fermentation extracts
  • establishing genomic and metabolomics platforms.
ProjectNatural Products Research at Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis as a Driver for Excellence in Innovation
Career profileR1 (First Stage Researcher)
Type of contractTemporary
Employment typeFull time
Application deadline15 Sep 2023 – 17:00 (Europe/Brussels)
Evaluation criteria and methodology for the recruitment of the technician of Natural Products Research group (download).
Responsibilities and obligations
  • To manage and maintain the microbial strains collection
  • To assist in microbial stains collection and post-process
  • To perform large scale cultivation of microbial strains
  • To perform general lab assigned duties such as inventory, consumables order, and others
  • To adhere to ethical standards
  • To respect contractual and legal obligations
  • To act according to professional standards.
  • To have flexibility in working time
  • To have stability of employment
  • To have safe and up-to date work environment (incl. the right to define the necessary infrastructure)
  • To enjoy equal non-discriminatory treatment throughout career development path
  • To choose measures for professional development
  • To receive agreed upon remuneration
  • To have rights to complaints and appeals

All the above mentioned responsibilities, rights, and obligations are enforced by employment contract and LIOS internal rules and regulations.

  • Basic salary EUR 30 000,- p.a. before tax
  • Health insurance
Applications must be in English and include
  • motivation letter
  • CV
  • optional – recommendation letters
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