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.

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With us you will support renowned researchers in a vibrant international environment. Their task is to improve people’s quality of life with excellent research results.

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

Technician - MTA / BTA / CTA (f/m/d) 100276

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Image Neuherberg near Munich
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Your responsibilities

  • Tissue culture mainly with human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs)
  • Transfection of hPSCs and picking and expanding single cell clones
  • DNA and RNA purification
  • Molecular biology (PCR, cloning, digest)
  • Biochemical experiments (Westenblot, IPs, Elisa)
  • Immunohistology (Cryo- and paraffin sections, immunofluorescent stainings)
  • all tasks of the laboratory organization, ordering
  • Work documentation, Creation of work instructions
  • Maintenance of a mouse colony ( weaning, setting up matings, ear punching and sorting out mice, plugcheck)

Your qualification

  • Qualified MTA / BTA / CTA / VMTA or equivalent
  • 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

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compatibility of private life & work Image
flexible working hours, flexitime, without core times
30 days vacation per year Image
in-house health management Image
Image a nursery directly at the campus
Image Elder Care & further consultation offers
Image company pension scheme
Image discounted job ticket (MVV and DB)
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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 research institutes 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 limited to 15/09/2022.

To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age until 00.00.2020. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.

If you have further questions, simply contact Dr. Mara Catani;  on, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Institute of Diabetes and Regeneration Research
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Neuherberg near Munich

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