Staff Scientist

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Kontakt: Mag. Sabine Steurer
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Telefon: +43 (1) 79730 - 3572

IMBA is one of the world’s leading biomedical research institutes. Together with the IMP, GMI and MFPL, IMBA is part of the Vienna Biocenter (VBC) with one of the most competitive international PhD programs. The VBC is home to 1400 scientists and 700 students from over 40 different countries. Vienna is a multicultural capital city, consistently ranking amongst the top 3 cities worldwide for the quality of living. Child care facilities are available at the VBC.

The IMBA has an exceptional background in genome engineering and stem cell technologies. The facility benefits from the broad expertise of the faculty research groups within the IMBA. In this regard, the post holder will work closely with faculty members to provide an efficient, timely transfer of knowledge/methods into the facility and conversion into operational routine.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated, Research Associate with strong background in molecular biology and cell culture, to join the newly established Stem Cell Core Facility at IMBA.  The successful candidate will develop methods for genetic manipulation in mouse and human pluripotent stem cells using CRISPR/Cas9 technology. The facility will offer valuable state-of-the-art genome engineering services to researchers on site and beyond.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • PhD degree in molecular / or cell biology with a post-doctoral research experience
  • Experience in cell /molecular biology including development of reporter assays, application of knock-out, knock-in technology, CRISPR Cas9
  • Hands on in advanced cell culture approaches (primary cells/pluripotent stem cells)
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and manage multiple tasks to meet targeted deadlines
  • Competent in writing and reviewing SOPs ad technical reports
  • Ability to recognise when to modify a standard approach to be more effective and incorporates new technology when required
  • Good organizational, analytical and communication skills
  • Willingness to work also outside working hours
  • Experience in supervising junior members of staff
  • Industrial experience (desirable)

Closing date for applications: 12th December 2016, however applications will be considered and reviewed on an on-going basis and therefore the post may be filled before the deadline.

Applications should include a copy of CV, cover letter, names and contact details for 3 referees.


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