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

Institute of Diabetes and  Regeneration Research at the Helmholtz Diabetes Center

As German Research Center for Environmental Health, Helmholtz Zentrum München pursues the goal of developing personalized medical approaches for the prevention and therapy of major common diseases such as diabetes mellitus and lung diseases. Helmholtz Zentrum München is a member of the Helmholtz Association, Germany's largest scientific organization.

The Institute of Diabetes and Regeneration Research is looking for a 

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

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Image Neuherberg near Munich
Image Graduates & Entry-level Professionals, Professionals

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)
  • General tasks of the laboratory organization, ordering
  • Work documentation and creation of work instructions

Your qualifications

  • Qualified MTA/BTA/CTA/VMTA or equivalent 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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Image on-site nursery & holiday care
Image elder care
Image company pension scheme
Image discounted public transport ticket

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 3187-43706, 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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