Job ID: 118983

Technical Assistant position at Central Institute for Mental Health, Mannheim

Position: Technician

Deadline: 30 June 2024

City: Mannheim

Country: Germany

Institution: Central Institute of Mental Health

Department: Molecular and Cellular Cognition Research


The Central Institute of Mental Health stands for internationally outstanding research and pioneering treatment concepts in psychiatry and psychotherapy, child and adolescent psychiatry, psychosomatics and addiction medicine.


The department of molecular and cellular cognition research is looking for a highly motivated and organized Technical Assistant (f/m/d). In our department we are investigating the molecular mechanisms that underlie cognitive function in both health and disease.

The position is part-time (50%), for 1 year with the possibility of extending and expected to start in early Fall 2024.



Your tasks

  • General lab organization (e.g. preparation and maintenance of stocks, ordering of reagents, maintenance of equipment)
  • Molecular and cellular biology techniques (molecular cloning, genotyping, qPCR, Western blot, histology, immunohistochemistry)
  • Preparation of cryoslices
  • rAAV production


You bring

  • A degree as Technical Assistant (MTA, BTA, Biologielaborant, etc.) or similar qualification
  • Experience with standard laboratory techniques
  • Highly responsible, independent and proactive attitude and strong organizational skills
  • Goal-oriented and reliable way of working
  • Very good ability to communicate in English
  • Ability to work in an international team and willingness to learn new methods


What we offer

  • An international and dynamic team and very supportive environment
  • Internal and external training and development opportunities
  • Good accessibility and a central location in the heart of Mannheim
  • Employment, payment and social benefits are according to the German salary scale TV-L E9
  • Pension scheme for the public sector (VBL)


Please apply to this job via the link:

Biologisch-Technische Assistenz (m/w/d) in 50% Teilzeit | ZI –