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Technician in Klosterneuburg, near Vienna/Austria

13 June 2018

Technician in Klosterneuburg, near Vienna/Austria

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Klosterneuburg, near Vienna/Austria


The research group of Professor Sandra Siegert focuses on how neurons and microglia interact with each other and how malfunctions within this relationship impact neuronal circuit formation and function in health and disease.
1. Cell Culture: Handling and maintaining human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell lines, differentiating iPS cell lines and quality control
2. Establishing and optimizing protocols for differentiation
3. Supporting team members in maintaining cell cultures
4. Immunocytochemistry / Immunofluorescence
5. Microscopic imaging
1. Training as MTA/BTA or equivalent education
2. Work experience with high interest in cell cultures (preferably iPS cells)
3. Experience with molecular biology techniques (e.g. PCR, qRT-PCR) and genome editing strategies is a plus
4. Proactive personality with good communication skills and an independent way of working
5. Dedication to laboratory work and high motivation to stay up-to-date (e.g. reading publications, attending conferences, …)
6. Reliable team player, who likes to support our research work
7. Willingness to work on weekends to maintain cell cultures
Please note that this position is limited for 12 months – a prolongation is possible. We offer a minimum salary of
EUR 2,000 gross/month, with possible overpayment depending on education, qualification and work experience.
IST Austria:
- Offers challenging positions in a dynamic and growing organization
- Supports learning and development
- Provides flexible working times and numerous fringe benefits
- Promotes an international and open culture
- Supports an appreciative and respectful work environment
- Values diversity and is committed to equality
- Free Shuttlebus for employees
To apply for this position send your application in one combined pdf (including CV, certificates and references) by e-mail to:

Job Information

Contract length:
12 months
IST Austria - Institute of Science and Technology Austria
Research group of Professor Sandra Siegert

Contact Information

Sandra Siegert
Am Campus 1,
3400 Klosterneuburg

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