Position: Biologisch-Technischer Assistent (m/w/d)

Department: B-Zell-Immunologie

Code number: 2018-0321

The German Cancer Research Center is the largest biomedical research institution in Germany. With approximately 3,000 employees, we operate an extensive scientific program in the field of cancer research.

Job description:

The international team of the Division of B Cell Immunology studies the molecular and cellular mechanisms that affect the quality of immune responses on the level of single cells. Among other topics, the Division is aiming to develop new strategies for the targeted improvement of vaccines.

In this position, you will support various scientific projects in the fields of molecular biology and immunology with a special emphasis on cloning, expressing and testing of antigen receptors on single cell level. Furthermore, we are looking for qualified support in immunization tasks and in the evaluation of vaccination responses in animal models.


The Division is looking for a flexible, highly motivated, open-minded employee who will work well in a team. You must have strong organizational skills and be highly responsible. Successful vocational training as a Biological Technical Assistant (BTA) m/f along with extensive professional experience are prerequisites for this position. Applicants must be experienced with molecular biological work and be willing and prepared to work with laboratory animals. Prior experience with tasks on single cell level are desirable.

We expect very good command of the English language and sound IT-knowledge.

We offer:

  • Interesting, versatile workplace
  • International, attractive working environment
  • Campus with modern state-of-the-art infrastructure
  • Salary according to TV-L including social benefits
  • Possibility to work part-time
  • Flexible working hours
  • Comprehensive further training program

Earliest Possible Start Date: zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt

Duration: Die Stelle ist zunächst auf 2 Jahre befristet. Eine Verlängerung ist möglich.

Die Stelle ist grundsätzlich teilbar.

Application Deadline: 30.01.2019


Prof. Dr. Hedda Wardemann
Phone +49 (0)6221/42-1270

Please note that we do not accept applications submitted via email.

The German Cancer Research Center is committed to increase the percentage of female scientists and encourages female applicants to apply. Among candidates of equal aptitude and qualifications, a person with disabilities will be given preference.                           

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We ask for your understanding that we cannot return application documents that are sent to us by post (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Personalabteilung, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg) and that we do not accept applications submitted via email. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.