Laboratory Technician position at Hacettepe University HUMAN-G and METU Ancient DNA Laboratories


– Organization and implementation of experiments in our laboratories.
– Tracking and procurement of chemical stocks.
– Preparation of chemicals
-Tracking and procurement of consumables.
– General administration of the laboratory, including equipment acquisition for infrastructure development.
– Training of new and prospective graduate students in basic laboratory usage and protocols used within the research group.


– Bachelor’s degree in Biology or Molecular Biology and Genetics from a four-year program.
– Preferably, at least 1 year of experience working in a Molecular Biology laboratory with practical experience.
– Proficiency in English.


– M.Sc. degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, or a related program.
– Experience in DNA isolation.
– Experience in preparing Illumina-type Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) libraries.


The following application documents should be sent via email to and with the subject line “Application for HUMAN-G Laboratory Technician Position”:

– Resume (CV)
– Transcript
– English proficiency document (such as YDS or an equivalent exam)
– Letter of intent (up to 2 pages)
– Contact information for three researchers who can serve as references.

The email subject should be “Application for HUMAN-G Laboratory Technician.” Applications will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. The selected candidate is expected to start in January 2024 or later.

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