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.

The Genomics Core Facility at Helmholtz Munich is recruiting a highly motivated Next Generation Sequencing technician (B.Sc./BTA/CTA/MTA) to join our team of experienced scientists. The successful candidate will perform a wide range of NGS services (e.g., genome, exome, transcriptome, and single-cell library preparation and sequencing), to support various R&D projects for internal and external users, and will work closely with other team members to ensure the timely and effective completion of projects.

Genomics - NGS Technician MTA/BTA/CTA (f/m/x) 102033

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

Your responsibilities

  • Handling sample submissions and quality control of samples for next-generation sequencing (RNA, DNA, final libraries)
  • Preparation of libraries for different sequencing protocols (manually and/or with liquid handling robots)
  • Operation of Illumina sequencing machines
  • Troubleshooting of technical problems in the sample preparation and sequencing workflows
  • Optimization and testing of new library preparation and sequencing protocols for diverse applications
  • Support the seamless operation of the core (e.g., ordering, regular instrument QC, supply management)

Your qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology/ biotechnology or a related field or a state recognized vocational training as an MTA/BTA/CTA with at least 7 years of relevant experience
  • Wet-lab experience and strong molecular biology lab skills
  • Prior hands-on experience with next-generation sequencing technologies and Library preparation methods is a plus, training on robotics and Illumina sequencing instrumentation will be provided when necessary
  • Experience working with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Team player with strong communication skills and a proactive mindset, able to work in an international environment
  • Written and oral communication skills in English and German

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 company pension scheme
Image discounted public transport ticket

Provided that the prerequisites are fulfilled, a salary level up to E 11 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.

If you have further questions, simply contact Inti Alberto Rosa Velazquez, +49 89 3187-43954, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Core Facility Genomics
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Oberschleißheim

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