Specialist in Genome Engineering (scientist with a PhD level degree, m/f)

Our Genome engineering facility is looking to recruit a Specialist in Genome Engineering (scientist with a PhD level degree, m/f).

The Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany, is a highly visible and international research institute focused on cell and developmental biology. Currently about 500 employees are working 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”. MPI-CBG lead the list of the top ten research institutions outside the United States shortly after its opening, and is the only German institution listed.

Our Genome engineering facility is looking to recruit a

Specialist in Genome Engineering (scientist with a PhD level degree, m/f).

We are looking for a specialist with hands on experience with genome engineering in at least one of the following model systems: mouse, human or mouse cell culture, C. elegans, Drosophila or Zebrafish. Additional experience with any type of recombinational cloning will be an advantage. We are looking for a driven and experienced scientist with excellent organisation and communication skills. You will provide support to the users of the facility for a broad range of model systems and genome engineering projects, including protein tagging, targeted mutagenesis, gDNA transgenics, etc. The responsibilities will include:

1. The design and execution of genome engineering projects for users of the facility
2. The implementation and optimisation of genome engineering techniques and protocols
3. Project management, preparation of project reports
4. Documentation of genetic engineering according to German law
5. Quality and safety control

The position is full-time, available immediately and is offered for one year. We especially encourage women to apply.

Please send a motivation letter (up to one page), your CV including a list of publications and the contact details of 3 referees as a single pdf file stating Code 2017-Specialist-4180 in your application letter at:
https://recruitingapp-2443.umantis.com/Vacancies/388/Application/CheckLogin/2?lang=eng
There is no deadline.

For more information about the facility look at:
https://mpi-cbg.de/services-facilities/core-facilities/genome-engineering-facility/

The Max Planck Society is committed to employ more people with disabilities and actively seek their applications.

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
Pfotenhauerstr. 108
01307 Dresden, Germany
www.mpi-cbg.de