Institute for Diabetes and Obesity
Area of research:
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.
Job DescriptionExperience in handling and breeding transgenic mice (genotyping, database management)Organization and execution of in vivo mouse experiments Biochemical and molecular analyses such as qPCR, western blot, ELISA, IHCBasic cell culture workDocumentation of results and processes in English
Your QualificationsEducation as a research technician (BTA, MTA) or an equivalent degreeMolecular biology and biochemistry skillsExperience in working with mice; experience in cell culture is an advantageGood written and spoken English skillsHigh motivation, flexibility and reliabilityWillingness to take charge of organizing the daily lab routine
At the Helmholtz Zentrum München, you can contribute together with leading researchers to the investigation of the development, prevention and treatment of environmental diseases such as diabetes, chronic lung diseases and allergies. In order to further promote your professional development, we offer extensive and targeted research training and career programmes. We support the reconciliation between work and private life with flexible working time models, occupational health management, day care facility for children, a childcare subsidy, Elder Care, as well as other counseling and support services.
Remuneration and benefits are in accordance with the collective agreement for the public service (TV EntgO Bund).
The position is limited to one year within the framework of the project.
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.
We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application.