Our mission as research center: Discover personalized medical solutions for environmentally triggered diseases to promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

The primary objective of the Institute of Diabetes and Regeneration Research (IDR) at the Helmholtz Diabetes Center München is to develop regenerative therapeutic approaches to treat diabetes mellitus - complementary and alternative to the classical immunological and metabolic therapy strategies. 

In our team, you can expect a welcoming, appreciative working environment in an international and diverse team. We value a good working relationship and team spirit that carries us through the sometimes stressful phases. Interdisciplinary exchange is important to us and offers you a lot of potential for development.

Our dynamic Stem Cell Group is looking for a highly motivated team player to work on an academic and industrial collaboration.

Technician - MTA/ BTA/ CTA (f/m/x) 101387

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Your responsibilities

  • Tissue culture mainly with human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs)
  • Biochemical experiments (Westenblot, IPs, Elisa)
  • Immunohistology (Cryo- and paraffin sections, immunofluorescent stainings)
  • Analysis und enrichment of cell populations by Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting (FACS)
  • Transfection of hPSCs and picking and expanding single cell clones
  • DNA and RNA purification
  • Molecular biology (PCR, cloning, digest)

Your qualifications

  • Qualified apprenticeship as MTA/ BTA/ CTA/ VMTA or equivalent vocational training
  • Experience in sterile handling of cell cultures is required
  • Experience with embryonic stem cell culture is desirable
  • Familiar with basic molecular biology techniques (mRNA extraction, PCR, qPCR,   immunofluorescence)
  • Good communication skills in English and German required
  • Capable of working independently and responsibly

What we offer you

work-life balance
flexible working hours & working-time models
continuous education and training
30 days annual leave
on-site health management service
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Munich, with its numerous lakes and its vicinity to the Alps, is considered to be one of the cities with the best quality of life worldwide. With its first-class universities and world-leading research institutions it offers an intellectually stimulating environment.

Provided that the prerequisites are fulfilled, a salary level up to E 9 is possible. Social benefits are based on the collective agreement for the federal public service (TVöD). The position is (initially) limited to 2 years, under certain circumstances an extension can be arranged.

To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of gender, cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.
If you have obtained a university degree abroad, we require further documents from you regarding the recognition of the degree. Please request the recognition as early as possible.

If you have further questions, simply contact Dr. Mara Catani, +49(0)89 3187-43748, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Institute for Diabetes and Regenerations Research
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Oberschleißheim

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