Research Technician (m/f/d) (#CFTA10) for the Genomics Core Facility

Research Technician (m/f/d) (#CFTA10) for the Genomics Core Facility


The Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH (IMB) is a Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences funded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation and located within the campus of the University of Mainz in Germany. IMB focuses on epigenetics, DNA repair and developmental biology and offers premium scientific core facilities (see


The Genomics Core Facility (GCF) is looking for a research technician to join the team. We currently have a NextSeq500 and a MiSeq (Illumina sequencing platforms), which generate genome-wide data for many projects at IMB and for the surrounding research community.


  • Work as part of team in a dynamic environment
  • Organize, schedule, monitor and report NGS projects
  • Perform library preparation and quality control of DNA and RNA samples
  • Handle and maintain lab equipment and sequencers
  • Consult and train Core Facility users


  • Completed degree in a biological science or in a related field
  • Experience in lab work and good understanding of molecular biology
  • Experience in assisting with the operation of a next generation sequencing (NGS) facility or other high-throughput techniques is strongly desired
  • Ability to perform high quality analyses in a responsible and independent manner
  • Strong communication skills and team spirit
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
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We offer

  • A stimulating, diverse and international research environment
  • Advanced training opportunities
  • Favourable pension scheme

Applications should be in English and sent as a single PDF file including a cover letter, CV, and certificates quoting Ref. No. CFTA10 to Informal enquires should be addressed to Dr Maria Mendez-Lago ( IMB is an equal opportunity employer.

Starting Date: 1st December 2019 or as soon as possible

Duration: The position is initially available for two years with the option for a permanent contract.

Application Deadline:1st October 2019

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28. Aug 2019


  • Research Technician (m/f/d) (#CFTA10) for the Genomics Core Facility


  • Dienstag, 1. Oktober 2019