Helmholtz Zentrum München is a research center with the mission to discover personalized medical solutions for the prevention and therapy of environmentally triggered diseases and 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.

The Institute of Diabetes and Regeneration Research (IDR) at the Helmholtz Diabetes Center München, headed by Prof. Heiko Lickert, focuses on the development of regenerative therapeutic approaches to treat diabetes mellitus - complementary and alternative to the classical immunological and metabolic therapy strategies. The aim is to improve current strategies for functional β-cell production in vitro with the ultimate goal to provide alternative sources of β-cells for cell replacement therapy in diabetes.

The Institute of Diabetes and Regeneration Research is looking for a

MTA / BTA / CTA / Research Technician (f/m/x) 100274

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Your responsibilities

  • Generation of mouse chimeras using diploid and tetraploid aggregation technology
  • Transfer of 2-cell stage Morula and blastocysts into uterus and oviduct
  • Culture and manipulations of mouse embryonic stem cells
  • Histological, biochemical and molecular biological tasks
  • Analysis of mouse lines for pancreas and diabetes development
  • Phenotypic characterization of mouse development and the adult pancreas
  • Maintenance of a mouse colony (weaning, setting up matings, ear punching and sorting out mice, plugcheck)

Your qualifications

  • Qualified BTA, CTA or MTA
  • Experience with ES cell culture, isolation and injection of mouse embryos 
  • Broad expertise in biochemical and molecular methods
  • Experience in MS office
  • High motivation and willingness to work in an international team
  • Good technical and organizational skills with eye for detail
  • English knowledge is required

What we offer you

continuous education and training
work-life balance
flexible working hours & time off in lieu
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.

Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agreement for public-sector employees at federal level (TV EntgO Bund). The position is (initially) limited to 2 years as part of a third-party funded project, but under certain circumstances an extension can be arranged.

To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.
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If you have further questions, simply contact Dr Mara Catani;, 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 Neuherberg

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