Technician, KCT

We are currently looking to recruit Technicians to strengthen our growing team.

Technicians would be responsible of the laboratories’ basic functions and participate in daily analyses and cell culturing. Tasks may cover also virus production in flask scale and bioreactors which are a part of KCT’s process development.

The job requires understanding and skills in cell culture techniques, different analytical methods and the ability to work independently after adequate training. Previous working experience with viral vectors and/or bioreactors is seen as an advantage but more important is the attitude and desire to learn new. The nature of the research work requires ability to cope with changing situations and a mindset willing to face and overcome challenges. The official language at KCT is English, and good oral and writing skills are required to succeed in everyday work. The vacancy is permanent.

We offer modern facilities, inspiring atmosphere and a skilful, motivated team. Our goal is to develop new gene and cell therapy products for the future. Whether just graduated or more experienced you can be the one.  We have extensive occupational health-care and we support our personnel’s well-being via ePassi-account. KCT is part of Ferring Ventures.

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Electronic application with cover letter and CV should be sent latest 31st January 2022. We process applications during the application period so please send your application soon.

For more information, you can contact Joonas Malinen, Laboratory Manager, +358 45 638 4809, Joonas.Malinen(at) (on Friday 7th, 14th and 21st January between 11:00-15:00)

Kuopio Center for Gene and Cell Therapy (KCT) is a world-renowned research institute located in Kuopio, Finland. Our mission is to conduct high-level research on basic and translational fields of gene- and cell therapy. The centre’s niche is in the interface between academic, basic research and the commercial biotechnology industry. KCT provides an exciting environment for applied research, discovering, establishing and developing them through Phase I clinical trials and utilizing some of the most advanced analytical and mechanistic proof-of-principle approaches in the sector.

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