The Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany, is an international research institute focused on cell and developmental biology. Currently about 500 employees work at the institute, where half are from abroad with 53 nations represented. MPI-CBG has twice been awarded the title “Best Place to Work” (Academia and postdocs) by the journal “The Scientist”.

We are looking for a Lab Assistant / Technician (m/f/d) (CTA/BTA/MTA).

Our multidisciplinary group uses bottom-up approaches to synthesise artificial cells with life-like properties.

Your qualifications

We are currently looking for a technician trained in biochemistry and molecular biology to join our laboratory. Specifically, we seek a colleague with experience in molecular cloning and protein purification and ideally with experience in cell free expression systems, lab management and S1 genetic safety. Flexibility, team spirit, organizational and interpersonal skills with good knowledge of the English language are required.

Our offer

The position is available immediately. The initial contract is for 2 years with the possibility to extend upon the agreement of both parties. Salary will depend on the experience and qualifications of the candidate. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
For informal inquiries, please contact the group leader, Dr. Dora Tang via email:

The Max Planck Society strives for gender and diversity equality. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Please submit your complete application including CV, statement of interest, certificates, references  via our online application system stating Code 2021-LabAssistant-2340 by 15 November 2021.

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
Pfotenhauerstr. 108
01307 Dresden

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