CeMM, the Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences is an international, independent and interdisciplinary research institution located at the Campus of the Vienna General Hospital and Medical University of Vienna. Driven by medical needs and through a molecular appreciation of diseases, CeMM integrates basic research and clinical expertise to pursue innovative diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic approaches. Research is focused on inflammation, immune disorders, cancer and metabolic diseases.
We are seeking a TECHNICAL ASSISTANT (m/f) to join our PROTEOMICS-DRIVEN DRUG DISCOVERY TEAM
We are seeking enthusiastic and energetic candidates to join our team. The successful applicant should have an excellent background in molecular biology with a focus on protein biochemistry. The main duties include the development of a scalable pipeline to identify the protein targets of small-molecule drugs via different quantitative proteomics readouts, as well as biochemical assay development. The goal of this project is to develop drugs to eliminate disease-relevant proteins via a targeted protein degradation, and thereby to innovate novel therapeutic strategies for life-threatening diseases.
General laboratory management and organizational skills are also part of the job requirements, including the establishment of SOPs and protocol development. A solid understanding of basic molecular biology techniques and tissue-culture would be highly desirable. A high standard of English and general communication skills, plus a basic competence with computers are necessary requirements. Additional skills in mass spectrometry or chemistry would be a bonus.
References: Winter GE et al., Mol Cell 2017, Licciardello et al., Nat Chem Biol. 2017, Li et al., Cell 2017, Winter GE et al., Science 2015, Huber KV et al., Nature 2014
About the Institute
We are a group of nations situated in a beautiful, bright and perfectly designed building (inaugurated in 2011). We have state-of-the-art technologies and are neighbours with one of the largest research hospitals in Europe. Vienna is a fascinating capital city, with world-leading quality of life, and legendary music and culture. CeMM has been voted best place to work in academia in a 2012 survey of The Scientist, is an equal opportunity employer, and our official working language at CeMM is English.
CeMM has an established internationally-recognised track record in: (i) chemical biology; (ii) pathogen interactomics; (iii) chemical proteomics; and (iv) systems biology/network interactomics as evidenced by many publications in high-ranking international journals such as Nature, Science and Cell. In addition, the experience and knowledge of the Principal Investigators at CeMM is exceptional in posing fundamental biological questions and application of these questions in a medically relevant setting.
a challenging position in a meaningful, inspiring, international setting
an excellent work climate and the offer to join our social (cultural or sports) activities
health insurance and company health care
a competitive salary: This position is remunerated with a minimum yearly (gross) salary of € 31000,- on a full time base. The definite salary agreement will be made during the personal interview.
a daily bonus for the in-house cafeteria
Applications should be in English and contain a cover letter, CV, names and contact details of 2 referees.
The successful candidate should have an exceptional level of energy and drive to apply their expertise and knowledge to a clinical setting in a stimulating research environment. Salary and conditions are commensurate with experience.
For more information please visit the CeMM website: www.cemm.at