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Ref2319: Student helper (Gaidt Lab)

The Gaidt lab at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic student to join the team as a Student Helper. This is a paid position (475 Euros per month), requiring a commitment of 10 hours per week for a minimum duration of one year. The primary responsibility will be to assist with routine genotyping of various mouse strains in our molecular laboratory.

Key Responsibilities:

Perform routine genotyping procedures on a weekly basis, including DNA extraction, PCR, gel electrophoresis, results interpretation, and entering results into the database.

At later stages of the job, taking material from mice.


  • Reliable and accurate work ethic, organisation skills and attention to detail.
  • Commitment to work at least 10 hours per week for a minimum of one year, preferably longer.
  • Willingness to obtain FELASA-LAS Training (provided) to work with rodents and the ability to handle mice in later stages of the job.
  • Previous work experience in molecular biology is preferred but not required.
  • Preferably, applicants are currently enrolled in studies in a related field (e.g., Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics).


  • Gain hands-on experience in molecular laboratory techniques.
  • Work with a collaborative and supportive research team.
  • Opportunity for skill development and training in FELASA-LAS certification.
  • Flexible working hours to accommodate your academic schedule.

How to apply: Interested candidates should submit their CV, transcript of records, and a brief cover letter detailing their academic background, relevant skills, and why they are interested in this position. Please email your application to Monika Bazyl (monika.bazyl[at]

Application Deadline: December 15th 2023

We look forward to welcoming a dedicated student to our dynamic research lab!

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