Research Technician MTA/BTA (m/f/d)

Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health (HMGU)

Neuherberg (bei München), Germany

Work group:

Institute for Diabetes and Obesity



Area of research:

Technical staff



Starting date:

01.01.2020



Job description:

As German Research Center for Environmental Health, Helmholtz Zentrum München pursues the goal of developing personalized medical approaches for the prevention and therapy of major common diseases such as diabetes mellitus, allergies and lung diseases. To achieve this, it investigates the interaction of genetics, environmental factors and lifestyle.


We are looking for a highly motivated research technician to join our international research team at the Institute for Diabetes and Obesity (IDO) of the newly established Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC) in Munich. The Helmholtz Center Munich is a member of one of the leading research associations in Europe – the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers.


Our laboratory (Research Unit in Functional Genomics of Mitochondria, headed by Dr. Fabiana Perocchi) is interested in characterizing mitochondrial signal transduction cascades that occur in response to physiological and pathophysiological stimuli. We develop experimental and computational strategies to predict, test and reverse the effects of genetic and chemical perturbations on several mitochondrial functions.


To join our team, we are now hiring a full-time, committed


Research Technician MTA/BTA (m/f/d)
2019/0307

Job Description


Management of laboratory operations within the junior research groupLaboratory work and resource control, employee managementCommunication with scientists within the institute and collaborating institutionsSafety instructions of the employeesProject-related independent performance of scientific experiments (including design, data evaluation and documentation of results and processes)

Your Qualifications


BTA/MTA/CTA or an equivalent degreeExcellent verbal and written communication in German and EnglishSelf-motivation, initiative and dependability as a team player

What we offer you


A challenging and versatile field of work providing you with the freedom to follow your instinct and be creative. With the help of extensive and goal-orientated professional development measures and career-building programmes we encourage you to grow as a person. To ensure a good work/life balance we assist you with flexible working hours, in-house health management, a nursery, child care subsidy where required and an “Elder Care” concept as well as other consultation and support options.


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 (initially) limited to two years, but under certain circumstances an extension can be arranged.

The activity involves special knowledge and experience specific to own scientific skills.

As a holder of the Total E-Quality Award, we promote equality of opportunity. Applications from women are welcome. Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.


Curious? If you have further questions, simply contact Dr. Fabiana Perocchi on  089 3187-3216, who will be happy to be of assistance.

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application.



Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 2019/0307

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