Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria)

Staff Scientist – Transgenics

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria)

Klosterneuburg, Austria

IST Austria is a constantly growing international institute for conducting frontier research in the life sciences, the physical sciences, and mathematics and computer science, located in Klosterneuburg on the outskirts of Vienna.

We are enlarging our team and are looking for a Staff Scientist with expertise in transgenic techniques and who likes working in a challenging, dynamic, growing and international environment. Staff Scientists at IST Austria pursue research projects together with professors, serving as collaborators with expertise normally not present within research groups. The staff scientist will be associated with the Pre-Clinical Facility.


Your responsibilities:

  • Generation of transgenic rodent lines by pronuclear and blastocyst injections
  • Implement targeting strategies including CRIPSR/Cas-based methods
  • Implement genotyping strategies and identification of chimaeric animals
  • Follow the state of art of transgenic techniques and develop novel technologies


Your profile:

  • PhD in Molecular Biology or equivalent education

  • Research experience in all above mentioned areas

  • Experience in working in interdisciplinary projects is a plus

  • Excellent command of English

  • Service-oriented attitude

  • Team player with outstanding communication skills


IST Austria:

  • Offers challenging positions in a dynamic and growing organization

  • Supports learning and development

  • Promotes an international and open culture

  • Supports an appreciative and respectful work environment

  • Values diversity and is committed to equality


We offer a minimum salary of EUR 60,000 gross/year, with possible overpayment depending on education, qualification and work experience. The position is limited to five years, with the possibility of extension. IST Austria processes your personal data in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations. For more information including your rights as a data subject please refer to our data privacy statement:

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