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

The Institute of Diabetes Research (IDF1) at Helmholtz Zentrum München focuses on the development, prevention and therapy of type 1 diabetes mellitus. To this end, it investigates the molecular mechanisms of disease development, in particular the interaction of environment, genes and immune system. The aim is to identify markers for early diagnosis and to develop therapies for the prevention and cure of diabetes.

The integrated central laboratory performs measurements for numerous international clinical studies and is looking for a talented and motivated

Scientist - Type 1 Diabetes (f/m/x) 101370

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Your responsibilities

  • Support the research activities of IDF1 to elucidate the causes as well as the immunological and cellular processes involved in the development and progression of type 1 diabetes
  • Establishment and validation of new laboratory methods (cell biology, molecular biology, serology)
  • Project management of biobank and database projects (national and international) including sample selection, preparation and analysis
  • Organization and execution of data collection including careful documentation and evaluation of experimental results and presentation of results
  • Quality control and creation of SOP for sample collection, sample preparation, biobank and data management

Your qualifications

  • University degree in natural sciences with completed doctoral and postdoctoral studies ideally in immunology, cell biology or genetics
  • Desirable methodological spectrum: experience with serological tests (ELISA, LIPS), molecular biology (DNA/RNA Prep, NGS, proteomics) and data analysis
  • Experience with isolation, activation and expansion of human lymphocytes
  • Experience with database and laboratory information and management systems
  • Independent working style and solution-oriented thinking
  • High scientific motivation, initiative and flexibility
  • Very good knowledge of English, good knowledge of German

Desirable qualifications

  • Experience in flow cytometry and cell sorting
  • Professional experience in biobanking and collection and processing of human samples in the field of studies
  • Experience in the collection, recording and documentation of clinical and epidemiological data
  • Experience with common statistical programs (R)

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 13 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 Fr. Sandra Steinebrunner, 089 3187-2896, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Institute of Diabetes Research Type 1
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Oberschleißheim

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