Lab Technician (m/f/d) (#JBTA01)

Lab Technician (m/f/d) (#JBTA01)


The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH (IMB) is a Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences, funded by the
Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation, and located in Mainz, Germany.


Applications are invited for a Lab Technician position in the laboratory of Dr. Joan Barau.

The successful applicant will integrate an internationally competitive research team focusing on understanding the epigenetic regulation of reproduction and genome stability. Our team uses mainly cell culture-based systems and in vivo mouse models combined with cutting-edge molecular biology, genomic and proteomic approaches. We believe in the creative use of multifaceted approaches to problem solving in biology and offer many opportunities to learn and master several different techniques: stem cell culture, CRISPR-Cas9 genome and epigenome editing, mouse transgenesis, embryo manipulation, single-cell genomics and targeted proteomics.


  • Support experiments by developing reagents and/or optimizing conditions
  • Develop and test new assays
  • Responsible for laboratory maintenance
  • Responsible for communicating with vendors and placing orders
  • Involved in training laboratory members


  • Completed vocational training and experience as a Lab Technician
  • Experience in molecular biology laboratory techniques and molecular cloning
  • Experience in maintenance of cultured mammalian cells
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Dynamic, self-motivated and team work spirit
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Desired qualifications
 Previous experience of working within international groups
 Experience in genetic engineering with CRISPR/Cas9
 Experience in fluorescence microscopy techniques
 Experience/desire to learn working with the mouse

We offer
• Possibility to work on cutting-edge projects using state-of-the-art technology
• Stimulating and dynamic research environment
• Advanced training opportunities
• Competitive salary
• Favourable pension scheme
To apply, please email (as one PDF file) a cover letter, your CV (in English), contact address of a professional
referee and certificates of your degrees quoting Ref. No. #JBTA01 to IMB is an equal
opportunity employer.

Starting date: 15th April 2019 or later

Duration: Initially 2 years; with the possibility of extension

Closing date: 29th March 2019

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11. Mär 2019


  • Lab Technician (m/f/d) (#JBTA01)


  • Freitag, 29. März 2019