Lab Technician, Scientist Biology as Research Technician / Lab manager - Research, Laboratory Organization (m/f/d)

The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH
funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation

is recruiting a

Research Technician / Lab manager (m/f/d)


The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH (IMB) is a Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences, funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation, and located in Mainz, Germany. Applications are invited for a Research Technician / Lab Manager position in the laboratory of Dr. Petra Beli. The successful applicant will be part of an international research team focusing on understanding the mechanisms that maintain genome stability. Our team uses cutting-edge molecular biology, biochemistry and proteomic approaches in human cell-based model systems. The position will offer opportunities to master different  techniques: CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing, genomics and mass spectrometry-based proteomics.

You will

  • Independently perform experiments and support experiments of other team members
  • Establish new molecular biology methods in the laboratory
  • Be responsible for the laboratory organization
  • Be responsible for communicating with vendors and placing orders
  • Be involved in training laboratory members

Required qualifications

  • Completed vocational training as a Lab Technician or degree in Molecular Biology
  • Experience in molecular biology laboratory techniques
  • Experience in maintenance of cultured mammalian cells
  • Good communication skills in English and German
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Dynamic, self-motivated and team work spirit

Desired qualifications

  • Experience in genetic engineering with CRISPR/Cas9
  • Experience in fluorescence microscopy techniques
  • Experience in mass spectrometry-based proteomics

We offer

  • Possibility to work on cutting-edge projects using state-of-the-art technology
  • Stimulating and dynamic research environment
  • Advanced training opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • Favourable pension scheme

Send application to

To apply, please email (as one PDF file) a cover letter, your CV, contact address of a professional referee and certificates of your degrees quoting Ref. No. #PBTA02 to

IMB is an equal opportunity employer.

Starting date: 1st September 2019

Duration: Initially 2 years; with the possibility of extension

Closing date: 12th July 2019

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About Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH

The Institute for Molecular Biology ( IMB ) gGmbH is a newly founded Excellence Center for Life Science, funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation, and located in Mainz, Germany. The institute is focusing on Epigenetics, Developmental Biology and DNA repair. It will open its doors in early 2011 with three scientific directors and several independent junior groups. The institutes' concept...
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