The Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt is one of the largest universities in Germany with about 48,000 students and around 5,000 employees. Founded in 1914 by Frankfurt citizens and since 2008 back in the legal form of a foundation, the Goethe University has a high degree of autonomy, modernity and professional diversity. As a full-service university, the Goethe University Frankfurt offers more than 100 study programs on five campuses in a total of 16 faculties and at the same time has outstanding research strength.

Applications are invited for one

Technical assistant (m/f/d)

(E09a TV-G-U)

available at the Institute of Cardiovascular Regeneration at the Goethe-University of Frankfurt (Germany).

We seek a highly organized, skilled and team-orientated individual to join our team. We provide a stimulating, collaborative and international working environment with state-of-the-art infrastructures, and unique professional career development opportunities.

The University advocates equal rights for women and men and therefore strongly encourages women to apply. People with disabilities are given priority if they have the same qualifications.

Activities and responsibilities

 

Your role:

 

  • Maintenance of cell culture lines and stocks in the lab
  • Administrative tasks (including planning and purchasing, protocol organization, handling the shipment of sensitive samples, management of the laboratory, instruction of new employees)
  • Experimental support of the laboratory, including cell culture, cloning, PCR, Western blot, RNA FISH and similar techniques (training in techniques is available upon entry to the lab)

 

You have:

 

  • A completed training as a biological/chemical technical assistant
  • A master in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or a related discipline
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Experience in ordering and stock management
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Experience in standard molecular biology techniques, mammalian cell culture and data analysis
  • Organizational skills, flexibility, team-orientated work

 

 

What we offer:

 

  • International, diverse, and positive working atmosphere, flexible working environment
  • A competitive salary based on previous work experience, following the collective agreement applicable to the Goethe University
  • Access to state-of-the-art infrastructure
  • Professional career development opportunities and mentoring support
  • Landesticket Hessen

 

 

The contract is initially limited to 2 years with the possibility of extension. Interested candidates should send their application, consisting of a motivation letter, a CV, and the contact details of two/three previous advisors/mentors, as a single pdf to Dr. Gabrijela Dumbovic, Institute for Cardiovascular Regeneration, Center for Molecular Medicine, House 25B, Goethe University Frankfurt, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, email: dumbovic@med.uni-frankfurt.de.

 

The University advocates equal rights for women and men and therefore strongly encourages women to apply. People with disabilities are given priority if they have the same qualifications.

 

Please do not submit any originals as the application documents cannot be returned. Travel and application costs cannot be reimbursed.

Prospective start date: 1st of June.