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IMBA - Institute of Molecular Biotechnology is one of the leading biomedical research institutes in Europe focusing on cutting-edge functional genomics and stem cell technologies. IMBA is located at the Vienna BioCenter, the vibrant cluster of universities, research institutes and biotech companies in Austria. IMBA is a basic research institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the leading national sponsor of non-university academic research. We are searching for a

Technician Position on Disease Modelling in 3D Brain Organoids

to join the Knoblich Lab. We are an enthusiastic research group working on the interface between neuroscience and medicine to develop human 3D cell culture models for psychiatric disorders, brain cancer and toxicology (Lancaster et al., Nature (2013) 501, 373-379; Esk et al. Science (2020)370, 935-941).

We are looking for a highly motivated team member to join a competitive research group and characterize cerebral organoids by single-cell transcriptomics as part of the human cell atlas.http://www.imba.oeaw.ac.at/research/juergen-knoblich

Cell culture experience is essential, experience in working with human pluripotent cells would be an advantage.

IMBA is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer. The institute provides a vibrant, exciting and international working environment. The initial contract will be for one year with the possibility of permanent extension into a lab manager position. We offer a competitive salary and benefits appropriate for an international research organization. Subsidized child-care facilities are available at the Vienna BioCenter. The position is available from September 2021.


Applications, including a letter of motivation, a CV and the names and contact details of two referees should only be made online by August 15th, 2021. 

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

IMBA - Institute of Molecular Biotechnology
www.imba.oeaw.ac.at; www.viennabiocenter.org