Research technician for molecular lab (Germany) ~

8 de agosto de 2015

Research technician for molecular lab (Germany)

The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) is a center of excellence within the Helmholtz Association that performs translational research on neurodegenerative diseases. The center includes nine high-performing sites in Berlin, Bonn, Dresden, Göttingen, Magdeburg, Munich, Rostock/Greifswald, Tübingen and Witten.
Within the research group of Dr. Dan Ehninger at the DZNE, the following vacant position is to be filled:

Research Technician (f/m) - Code 1326/2015/7

The research group “Molecular and Cellular Cognition” of Dr. Dan Ehninger is interested in the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying cognitive impairments associated with neurological disorders and brain aging. To this end, they employ genetic mouse models and in depth behavioral assessment, combined with molecular, physiological and neuroanatomical approaches. For further information, please contact Dr. Dan Ehninger (

Your tasks:

•       Genotyping
•       Management of our mouse colony
•       Purchasing consumables
•       Maintaining lab infrastructure
•       Glassware preparation
•       Waste disposal
•       Assistance with experiments.

Your profile:

•Completed training as technical assistant (e.g. BTA/MTA) or similar qualification
•       Experience with mouse work
•       Competence in molecular biology, biochemistry and other basic lab techniques
•       Good organization skills
•       Proficiency with standard computer applications
•       Good communication skills
•       Fluency in English

We offer:
•       An interesting and challenging task in a research center that works on the future topics of health research
•       An international environment characterized by a strong focus on science and research
•       A high potential for the individual development of our employees
•       Targeted personnel development
•       A full-time position, initially limited to 2 year with the option to get a permanent position
•       Employment, payment and social benefits are determined by the Public Sector Collective Agreement (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst – TVöD Bund).

The DZNE is an equal opportunity employer. The DZNE especially welcomes and encourages disabled individuals to apply.

Interested candidates should send their applications including letter of motivation, CV and job references in a single file to: application(at)

Deadline for application is 31.08.2015

Find your job here