DZNE is a world-leading, internationally oriented center for cutting-edge research into diseases of the nervous system.

At 10 locations in Germany, around 1,200 employees are working together on new approaches to better understand and effectively combat diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS. 

That is our goal - maybe soon yours too? Become part of the DZNE and support us in realizing our research strategy! 

Research Technician (f/m/x)

Code: 10051/2024/5

to join the scientific team led by Prof. Harald Prüß ( starting from June 2024.

Your role in detail

  • Working on new approach to immunotherapy and diagnostics in autoimmune brain diseases
  • Using cell biology and molecular immunology approaches to study autoantibody-mediated diseases
  • Assisting with all aspects of the experimental and administrative work with a focus on cell culture and tissue histology experiments
  • Isolation of primary murine and human cells from peripheral blood monocytes and murine organs
  • Mice handling
  • Immunohistochemistry staining using cryostat sections, maintain cell lines and assist in diagnostic assays including ELISA and single molecule assays
  • Supporting the group’s administration (purchasing, lab organization)

Your qualifications

  • Degree as BTA, MTA, PTA or CTA (Biologisch-, Medizinisch-, Pharmazeutisch-, Chemisch-technische Assistent/in)
  • Familiarity with routine techniques such as cell culture, immunostaining, histology and basic molecular biology
  • Experience with laboratory management, good organizational skills
  • Good communication skills as well as mathematical skills required in cell culture
  • Interest in learning and adopting new techniques

We offer

  • Working in an international, highly interactive research environment
  • Joining a team of dedicated researchers focusing on the mechanisms of autoantibody-mediated diseases.
  • Opportunity to utilize state-of-the-art equipment and facilities
  • The position is limited to two years, with option for extension
  • Employment, payment and social benefits are determined by the Public Sector Collective Agreement (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst – TvöD)
  • Company pension plan, health management
  • Options for discounted Job- or German ticket
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Contact details

Prof. Dr. Harald Prüß

Working hours


Contract length

2 years, extension possible

Payment, social benefits

according to TVöD Bund

Application deadline


The DZNE is an equal opportunity employer. The DZNE is committed to employing disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply.