Technician / BTA / Lab Manager (m/f/d) (#RATA01)

The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH (IMB) is a Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences, funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation, and located on the campus of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

The position

Applications are invited for a position as a Technician/Lab Manager in the lab of Dr. Roopesh Anand. The group will employ techniques in molecular biology, protein biochemistry, single-molecule imaging, human cell culture to study the DNA repair pathways required to maintain the genomic stability.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Contribute to research projects within the group and to collaborations with external partners
  • Apply techniques in molecular biology, genomics, biochemistry, handling DNA & proteins
  • Work with human cell lines cultures
  • Support the team in general lab organisation, including order management and lab safety


  • Education or professional training in molecular biology, preferably as BTA, CTA or Laborant*in
  • Experience in molecular biology including cloning.
  • Experience in protein expression and purification
  • The hands-on experience in cell culture work is advantageous.
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Good communication skills in German and English
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills

Why join us

We offer a stimulating, diverse and international research environment with a pleasant working atmosphere and informal culture. The institute is modern, well-equipped and centrally located with good public transport links and parking.

Our offer includes

  • Possibility to work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Competitive salary and favourable pension scheme
  • Advanced training opportunities
  • Employee events
  • Job Ticket
  • Flexible working hours

What else you need to know

  • Starting Date: 16th February 2024 or later
  • Duration: Initially 2 years; option of unlimited contract thereafter
  • Deadline: 1st December 2023
  • International applicants: We will assist you through the visa process, and also with your application for a residence/work permit after your arrival in Mainz.

Have we sparked your interest?

To apply please send an e-mail with a single PDF file containing your cover letter, CV, certificates of your school and professional degrees, and references to Please state job reference #RATA01. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Roopesh Anand ( IMB is an equal opportunity employer.

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