Technical Assistant (m/f/d)

Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB), Halle

The Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry in Halle (Saale), a research institute of the Leibniz Association, is offering a two-year position in the frame of a DFG-funded project for a

Technical Assistant (m/f/d)

in Protein Biochemistry

at the Department of Bioorganic Chemistry within the research group “Biotechnology”.

We are looking for a creative, curious, team-minded and enthusiastic assistant to join our team and to contribute to a project which will focus on the identification and optimization of enzymes. To create a toolbox of biocatalysts modification of natural products, state-of-the-art biochemical and enzymology approaches will be employed. Work within the project will be performed in close collaboration with a PhD student.

The successful candidate should have a strong background in protein chemistry and molecular biology. Knowledge in recombinant enzyme production and English communications skills would be highly appreciated.

The IPB is an international research institute located on the Weinberg-Campus of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg and provides state-of-the-art facilities for research in plant biochemistry/proteomics, cell biology/imaging, and natural products chemistry/metabolomics. The Department of Bioorganic Chemistry offers a multinational, interdisciplinary, and highly stimulating scientific environment.

Please, contact Dr. Mehdi Davari (mehdi.davari(at)ipb-halle.de; Phone: +49(0)345 5582 1360) for additional information.

Salary and excellent benefits (social and health insurance) will be based on German laws for employees in the public sector.

Applications must include a cover letter describing research accomplishments and interests, a CV plus publication list, and contact details of 2 referees. Please send your complete application documents including the reference number 3/2022 exclusively by email to bewerbungen(at)ipb-halle.de.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Please notice our data protection information for applicants (m/f/d) according to Article 13 and 14 GDPR concerning data protection processing in the application process https://www.ipb-halle.de/en/career/data-protection-information-for-applicants/.

The successful applicant with a degree that was not obtained at a German university must submit a certificate assessment for foreign university qualifications (Statement of Comparability for Foreign Higher Education Qualifications) from the Central Office for Foreign Education (https://www.kmk.org/zab/central-office-for-foreign-education).

Information about the research group and the IPB can be found on the homepage www.ipb-halle.de.