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Technical Assistant (m/f/d)

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Thomas Lion Group


To strengthen our international research team, which is focused on the development, research and diagnostics in the field of microbiology and myeloid leukemias, we are looking for a Technical Assistant (m/f/d). In this responsible role, you will have the unique opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary competence center for pediatric oncology and to have a direct influence on the development of new cancer therapies.


Your responsibilities

  • Collaborate on a project focused on mutation-related resistance of leukemic cells to kinase inhibitors
  • Work primarily involves
    • cloning
    • site-directed mutagenesis
    • cell transfection
    • establishment of mutant cell lines
    • cell culture
    • various molecular genetic assays

Your profile

  • Bachelor or Master degree (or equivalent) in life sciences
  • Experience in working with cell culture
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in molecular biology techniques like PCR, qPCR, Western Blot
  • Motivated to perform long-term cell line screening assays
  • Highly organized, precise and focused
  • Team-minded and quick to learn

Our offer

  • A meaningful, inspiring, and international environment
  • An outstanding working atmosphere in a strong team with excellent research and development opportunities
  • Access to state-of-the-art infrastructure
  • Flexible working hours, discounted lunch and other great benefits
  • Great location in the center of Vienna, a capital of biomedical research in Europe with excellent quality of life
  • A fair and attractive salary package starting at € 2.500,-- gross (14x per year) on full-time basis with a view to increase based on your qualification and experience

Who we are

The St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute (CCRI), located in the center of Vienna, the world’s most livable city and one of Europe’s most important places for biomedical research and life sciences, is an international and multidisciplinary competence center striving to improve treatment of children and adolescents with cancer by connecting translational and clinical research with open-minded exploration of basic disease mechanisms. Through close cooperation between clinic and research, the CCRI provides an ideal environment for cutting-edge research and its translation into clinical practice. To achieve our ultimate goal of advancing the well-being of patients, the CCRI constantly pushes scientific boundaries and strongly promotes close collaboration and exchange with external institutions like the Medical University of Vienna, CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (IMBA) and the Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP).

The CCRI is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to providing a work environment of mutual respect to everyone without regard to ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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Your application

We are looking forward to your application! Applications should at least contain your Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter.