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Ref2116: Research Technician - Gaidt Lab

The Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna pursues world-class research in basic molecular biology. It is located at the Vienna BioCenter and largely sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. With over 200 scientists from about 40 countries, the IMP is committed to scientific discovery of fundamental molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying complex biological phenomena.

We are looking for a full-time research technician to provide support for the laboratory of Moritz Gaidt. The lab’s research focuses on functional genomics to identify genetic components of host-pathogen interactions, innate immune sensing, and immune homeostasis.

Your tasks

The main responsibilities for this position will be:

  •     Mammalian cell culture: Maintenance and generation of CRISPR/Cas9-edited cell lines
  •     Mouse colony: Genotyping and support for maintaining lines
  •     Routine molecular biology: PCR, molecular cloning, ELISA, gene expression analysis

Your profile

Successful applicants should have a strong background and experience in molecular biology and cell culture. He or she should be friendly, interactive, well-organised, and highly motivated. An ability to work as a team and good English communication are essential.

Our offer

The IMP is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer. We offer a young, dynamic, international work environment in an international research group and an opportunity to make important contributions to basic biomedical research. The full-time annual gross salary starts from € 32,200, depending on qualification and experience.


Applications, including a letter of motivation describing the reason of your interest in this position and past research experience, a CV and the names and contact details of two referees should only be made online by 31 December 2022.

We look forward to your application and to meeting you in person.


Moritz Gaidt
IMP - Research Institute of Molecular Pathology
Campus-Vienna-Biocenter 1, 1030 Vienna;