Trabaja como "lab manager" en el Laboratorio de Biodiversidad de Plantas de la TUM (Múnich) ~

7 de febrero de 2023

Trabaja como "lab manager" en el Laboratorio de Biodiversidad de Plantas de la TUM (Múnich)

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The Plant Biodiversity lab at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is hiring a full-time lab manager for plant phylogenetic and phylogenomic research. The position is initially for two years but can be made permanent if performance is satisfying.

Our primary study systems are the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae) and the flora of the Azores archipelago in the North Atlantic, where we study speciation processes. See more details on our webpage.

Responsibilities include:
  • DNA extraction
  • from field and herbarium samples, PCR, sequencing (Sanger, Illumina, Nanopore). 
  • Ordering supplies, managing the lab and maintaining equipment.
  • Training and helping undergraduate and graduate students in the lab. 
  • Lab safety management. 
  • Help with herbarium management (TUM herbarium is small, with c. 100.000 specimens). 
  • Participating in lab meetings and seminars when appropriate. 
  • Participation in field work and collecting trips is optional.
We look for an independent and focused person with problem-solving skills and genuine interest in research. The preferred candidate should have a B.S. or higher degree in Biology or demonstrated experience as lab manager or lab technician. The applicant should be a team player, fluent in English, and have a good working knowledge of molecular biology, and genetics, as well as basic computer skills.

If interested, please contact Hanno Schaefer ( and include a CV and a short statement of research interests and experience in a single pdf (max. size 1 MB). Informal inquiries are also welcome. The salary level is TV-L E8, which currently corresponds to 2.866 - 3.535 € per month (before taxes) depending on experience level.

Applications will be accepted until March 10, 2023, review of applications will begin immediately.

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