Job ID: 119318

Lab manager/Ph.D. student

Position: Technician

Deadline: 30 September 2024

Employment Start Date: 1 July 2024

Contract Length: unlimited

City: Tübingen

Country: Germany

Institution: University of Tübingen

Department: Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology


About us:

The Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology (chair: Jan Born) conducts cutting-edge research focusing on the role of sleep in memory formation.

We are looking for a lab manager to assist our international team of around 50 researchers. The candidate will have the possibillity to conduct their own research projects and to obtain a PhD degree.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • IT administration and support (on-site and online)
  • Technical administration and support for our sleep labs
  • Planning and implementantation of internal IT projects
  • Installation, maintenance, and administration of Windows clients and their network interactions
  • Active contributions to continuous optimization of hardware and software environments
  • Website administration

Your skills and knowledge:

  • Interest in technical systems used to acquire neuroscientific data
  • Background in and/or previous experience with applied computer science
  • Basic knowledge of Windows and Linux administration
  • Enthusiasm for novel technologies paired with pragmatic work approach
  • Capacity for teamwork and good communication skills
  • Good German and English skills

We offer:

  • Open-ended public-sector employment (up to 100%, TVL E9-12, depending on educational background)
  • 30 days paid vacation per year
  • Lots of flexibility and self-dependent work
  • Cooperative working environment in a diverse, international team with flat hierarchies
  • Excellent technical equipment and working environment
  • Yearly institute retreat

Please send your application (including motivation letter, CV, certificates/credentials) and/or your questions to Anja Otterbein (