Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Centrum für Muskuloskeletale Chirurgie (CMSC)

A new position is open at the Charité - Universiätsmedizin Berlin, Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery for a Technician in Infectious Diseases Laboratory starting immediately (or upon agreement). We are developing new methods for improved diagnosis and treatment of infections, including microbiological methods in vitro and animal models. New antibiotics will be investigated to determine their pharmacokinetic properties and treatment efficacy on biofilm infections. The responsibilities include: - Practical organization of the research laboratory (ordering, maintenance of equipment, track of finances) - Planning and performance of animal experiments in mice, rats and guinea pig - Technical support and mentoring of PhD and master students in their daily work and experiment - Active participation in discussions and lab meeting Expected skills: - Handling with bacteria (identification, susceptibility testing, staining, microscopy) - Animal experimentation (application of antibiotics, collection of body fluids, surgery) - Experience in molecular methods (PCR) is of advantage - Knowledge of English language - Good organizational skills, capability to work in a team, communicative and interpersonal skill - Strong willing in acquiring and developing new techniques and methodologie - Computer skill Qualifications: - Technical diploma in biology or related qualification - Experience in microbiology - Experience in animal experimentation (is advantageous) We offer a pleasant and stimulating working environment in a young and motivated team with interdisciplinary collaborations including academic institutions and pharmaceutical industry. The suitable candidate will be first offered a 1-year contract with prolongation of the contract for unlimited period. The salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested candidates are encouraged to send electronic versions of a cover letter, copy of the degrees and CV with a list of 2 references to: .


Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Centrum für Muskuloskeletale Chirurgie (CMSC)
Föhrer Straße 15
13353 Berlin
Klinische Forschung