Technical Assistant (f/m/d)

Job Code: 30-19

Job Offer from November 25, 2019

The Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry is one of the largest institutes of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science and conducts basic research to advance knowledge and benefit society. Innovative projects and interdisciplinary cooperation characterize research within the Max Planck Society.

The Department of Tissue Dynamics & Regeneration (Dr. Jochen Rink) is seeking to recruit a

Technical Assistant (f/m/d)
(Code number 30-19)

The department of Dr. Jochen Rink studies the fascinating ability of planarian flatworms to regenerate complete animals from tiny tissue pieces. The department employs a broad range of techniques to understand the molecular mechanisms of regeneration, but also carries out field work to study the evolutionary mechanisms that determine why some worms regenerate, while others cannot.

The Rink department is an international and multidisciplinary environment and motivation to work in such an environment is fundamental.

Your responsibilities

The successful candidate will work on specific research projects in the department, independently or as part of a team. In addition, he/she will also help with general lab management and organization.

Your profile

Our ideal candidate should:

  • Have an appropriate degree in molecular, cell biology or biochemistry from a technical school or university.
  • Have experience with one or more of the following techniques: cloning, cell culture, protein expression and purification, raising/testing antibodies, imaging, FACS analysis or high content screening.
  • Fluency in English (expected)
  • Be well-organized, manage time effectively and be prepared to take responsibility.
  • Be able to work independently and as a part of a team.

The position is limited to two years, with possibility for extension. The payment is according to the qualification and professional experience and based on the TVöD guidelines.

Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.

Please send your application preferentially per E-Mail (as concatenated PDF-file) until 05.01.2020 to

Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie
Abteilung Gewebedynamik und Regeneration
Herrn Dr. Jochen Rink
Am Faßberg 11
37077 Göttingen

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