Technical Assistant (m/f/d) | Hematopoietic and leukemic stem cell biology

Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Freiburg

Type of Job

Scientific and Technical Assistance

Developmental and Evolutionary Biology & Genetics Immunobiology and Infection Biology & Medicine

Job offer from September 14, 2022

The Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics in Freiburg (Germany) has an opening for a Research Technician / Assistant position (m/f/d) in Hematopoietic and Leukemic Stem Cell Biology for a period of one year starting February 2023. The position will be available in the research group of Dr. Nina Cabezas-Wallscheid. Our group studies the mechanisms regulating hematopoietic and leukemic stem cell quiescence. We are pursuing interdisciplinary projects which include the use of genetic models in combination with state-of-the-art population and single-cell OMICs analysis. The ultimate goal is to translate our findings into human disease settings.

Your tasks

The lab is seeking talented and enthusiastic candidates who are interested in a dynamic, well-supported lab at a top research institution. You will be supporting ongoing projects and working with PhD and postdocs in the lab.

Your qualifications

Applicants must have experience with cell culture (isolation, culture and maintenance of primary cells), flow cytometry, animal handling (must hold the FELASA-B certificate or equivalent and extensive experience in animal handling) and molecular techniques (PCR, qPCR). Good knowledge of English, strong communication skills, high self-motivation and can work independently as well as in a collaborative environment are essential.

We offer

Located in a region that connects Germany, France and Switzerland, our institute offers an international research environment with outstanding infrastructure facilities and a positive working atmosphere that places a high value on work-life balance.

  • Salary according to the regulations of the TVöD Bund
  • Social benefits in line with public service
  • Subsidy for the job ticket of the regional transport association Freiburg
  • Professional training and development opportunities
  • Good public transport connections
  • Challenging work in a modern working environment
  • Family-friendly offers (affiliated day care center at the institute, parent-child room, breastfeeding room)

We value and promote diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities, so we welcome applications from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from severely disabled people. We would also like to increase the proportion of women in areas where they are underrepresented and therefore expressly encourage women to apply.

Application deadline

Have we sparked your interest? Please apply with your complete application documents (letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, certificates) via our online applicantion portal by October 14th, 2022.

Max Planck Institute for Immunobiology and Epigenetics
Stübeweg 51
79108 Freiburg

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