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

At our institute you will find a scientifically stimulating international environment. Together with renowned scientists and supported by an excellent infrastructure you will have the opportunity to make an important contribution for a healthier society.

Helmholtz Munich hosts Germany’s first fully certified core facility service for state-of-the-art OLINK® technologies for advanced biomarker discovery, offering the complete repertoire of Target 96/48/Flex and the latest Explore platform. You will work in the OLINK® Service team and will be in charge of running OLINK Explore/Target workflows for our core customers and help establish new assays where needed. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a rapidly developing field and learn a wide variety of new techniques and skills in a high profile laboratory.

We are looking for a highly motivated technician for our cutting edge OLINK® service to provide strong wet lab support for further assay development and to expand our customer service.

BTA/ CTA/ MTA Research Technician OLINK service facility (f/m/x) 101885

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Your responsibilities

  • Perform independently the entire experimental workflow according to established standard operation procedures, from sample preparation to delivery of samples for data analysis, after successful certification training
  • Receive, inspect, and record customer samples and laboratory consumables upon delivery
  • Hold responsibility for smooth operation including ordering and inventory management and laboratory instrumentation (operation, maintenance, software updates, and technical support if requested)
  • Communicate regularly with the OLINK Platform team and Team Lead to receive and confirm understanding of planned daily tasks and to report issues immediately (samples, equipment, etc.) and record them as directed
  • Additional duties may be considered depending on the level of experience; to be discussed and defined accordingly

Your qualifications

  • State-recognized vocational training as a BTA/ CTA/ MTA or a Bachelor’s degree or similar in molecular biology, biochemistry or related science/engineering field with at least three years of hands on experience in a molecular biology setting
  • Ability to follow and perform experiments to SOPs and highly accurate and precise pipetting skills
  • Prior experience with liquid handling robots and NGS technologies is beneficial
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills in parallel with supporting ongoing work
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are essential
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and be flexible in day-to-day work
  • Deliver results in a timely and effective manner
  • Thorough, self-motivated, and proactive team player with an interest to work across teams and disciplines
  • Experience in Microsoft Office programs and willingness to learn other software and systems. Familiarity with LIMS is a plus
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills, both oral and written. Knowledge of English is highly beneficial

What we offer you

work-life balance
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flexible working hours & working-time models
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continuous education and training
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30 days annual leave
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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 two 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.

Interested?
If you have further questions, simply contact Stefanie Hauck, +49 89 31873941, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Core Facility - Proteomics & Metabolomics
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Oberschleißheim

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