Technical Assistant (f/m)
The Hospital of the University of Munich, Germany, is one of the largest and most competitive university hospitals in Germany and Europe. 46 specialized hospitals, departments and institutions harbouring excellent research and education provide patient care at the highest medical level with approximately 10.000 employees.
The Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research (ISD) offers:
Technical Assistant (f/m) – Genomics
The ISD is a research institute primarily financed by foundation funds bridging the traditional barriers between academic medicine and basic science in the area of stroke research and related dementias.
We are looking for a talented individual to join the SyNergy and SFB/Transregio 274 Genomics-Hub. Position focuses on managing single-cell transcriptome profiling projects on clinically relevant questions. The successful candidate will operate the latest genomic pipeline with cutting edge equipment, develop new protocols and assays, and perform high-quality genomics services for biomedical research and genomic medicine. The position focuses on single-cell genomics, which is a hot topic with high demand in academia and industry, thus creating a highly promising area for future career development.
• Dedication to high accuracy, reliability, precision with a getting-things-done attitude
• Friendly, collaborative mindset, ability to multi-task and to work effectively in an international environment and support multiple research projects
• Written and oral communication skills in English and German
• Development and execution of complex library preparation protocols (manually and/or with automated robotic systems)
• Optimization and testing of new protocols, e.g. single-cell sequencing, and epigenome profiling
• Troubleshooting of technical problems in the sample preparation and sequencing workflows
• Contribution to lab management, ordering reagents, training of new lab members, and getting involved in scientific projects
• Coordination of the Genomics core contribution to SFB/Transregio 274 and SyNergy research projects
• We ask for a time commitment of at least two years funding available for 4 years.
The Position is for a collaboration between the LMU Klinikum (LMU Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilians Universität Munich). The TUM is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals of all nationalities, genders, ages, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We give priority to applicants with a disability and essentially equal qualifications. Online interviews for candidates from abroad or in different cities are welcome for an initial interview.
Applicants should submit their complete application documents (including a detailed CV, cover letter, copies of latest degree and transcripts, the contact info of referee/s) via email to Dr. Ozgun Gokce (Oezguen.Goekce@med.uni-muenchen.de).
Dr. Ozgun Gokce
Group leader / Genomics Core Leader
Institute for Stroke and Dementia Research
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