Lab Manager / Research Assistant – Novel DNA and RNA Modifications in the Brain

Lab Manager / Research Assistant – Novel DNA and RNA Modifications in the Brain

Chinese Institute for Brian Research, CIBR, Koziol Laboratory

Beijing, China

Lab Manager / Research Assistant – Novel DNA and RNA Modifications in the Brain


The Chinese Institute for Brain Research (CIBR), in Beijing, is a recently established Institute that is directly connected with China’s top Tsinghua and Peking Universities and with the prestigious Chinese Academies. CIBR creatively tackles fundamental questions in biological science, brain function and animal behavior. Research areas cover neurobiology, molecular biology, developmental biology, computational science, biotechnology and clinical studies. CIBR supports ambitious, cross-disciplinary and innovative projects within a collaborative and international environment and has state-of-the art facilities.


The Koziol Laboratory focuses on a new exciting area of research: We discover and study novel DNA and RNA modifications and investigate their function in healthy and diseased brain.

We are a newly established, friendly, collaborative, dynamic and ambitious research group that nurtures independent thinking and welcomes trying novel, often unconventional ideas. Our English-speaking laboratory offers many opportunities for personal and professional development.


We are currently seeking an energetic and well-organized Lab Manager/Research Assistant in the Koziol Laboratory. A background in biology or related discipline as well as solid skills in basic molecular biology techniques are required. Prior experience with mass spectrometry, neurobiology, tissue culture, mice or dissection is advantageous, but not essential.

This position integrates both administrative and laboratory responsibilities and covers two parts. 

(1) The person will work very closely with Dr. Magdalena J Koziol in setting up, developing and overseeing all laboratory operations, including ordering lab-related items, maintaining lab stock and databases, introduction of new employees and organizing meetings. 

(2) The person will assist with basic molecular biology techniques and will be in charge of maintenance and operation of lab equipment such as a mass spectrometer, for which training will be provided.

The Lab Manager/Research Assistant will be paid RMB 150k-200k per year, depending on experience and qualifications. In addition, generous insurance and welfare benefits will be provided for all CIBR employees. Starting date is not later than 1stJune 2019.

To Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to Magdalena Koziol, Please provide contact details of 3 referees.

For additional information, please visit our websites at and

For questions please contact Magdalena Koziol at Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until positions are filled.


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Lab Manager / Research Assistant – Novel DNA and RNA Modifications in the Brain