IMBA - Institute of Molecular Biotechnology is one of the leading biomedical research institutes in Europe focusing on cutting-edge functional genomics and stem cell technologies. IMBA is located at the Vienna BioCenter, the vibrant cluster of universities, research institutes and biotech companies in Austria. IMBA is a basic research institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the leading national sponsor of non-university academic research.
We are looking for a full-time research technician to provide primary support for the laboratory of Ulrich Elling. The lab’s research focuses on stem cell biology, lineage trans-differentiation such as reprogramming to pluripotency, as well as genome wide screening technology using CRISPR/Cas9 and haploid genetics. Therefore, main responsibilities for this position will be:
General lab management and support;
Routine molecular biology techniques such as PCR and molecular cloning;
Cell culture projects focussing on stem cells and genetic screens;
Successful applicants should thus have a strong background and experience in molecular biology and tissue culture. Working experience with mammalian model organisms is not required but highly beneficial. He or she should be friendly, interactive, well-organized, highly motivated and willing to learn new techniques. An ability to work as a team and good English communication skill are essential.
We offer a dynamic working environment, solid training in molecular biology and genetics, and the chance to experience advanced cell culture systems.
The annual gross salary starts from € 31.024, - full-time (40 hrs/week), depending on qualification and experience.
Applications, including a letter of motivation describing the reason of your interest in this position and past research experiences, a CV and the names and contact details of two referees should only be made online by 31th May 2018.
We are looking forward to your application and meeting you in person.
Dr. Ulrich Elling
IMBA-Institut für Molekulare Biotechnologie GmbH
Dr. Bohr-Gasse 3, 1030 Wien