Staff Scientist Genomics (NGS)

Staff Scientist Genomics (NGS)

IMB - Institute of Molecular Biology

Mainz, Germany


You will join a skilled team of staff scientists and technical assistants to generate genome-wide data on the Illumina platforms NextSeq2000 and MiniSeq, as well as the MinIon platform from Oxford Nanopore Technologies. You will provide consultations as well as operational support to facility users.


  • Perform library preparation and quality control of DNA and RNA samples;
  • Develop and establish new protocols for NGS-based analyses;
  • Organize, schedule, monitor and report NGS projects;
  • Handle and maintain lab equipment and sequencers;
  • Automate library prep protocols with automatic liquid handlers;
  • Consult and train Core Facility users.


Minimum Requirements

  • Completed doctoral studies in life sciences or related field;
  • Experience with genomics technology and good understanding of molecular biology.

Desired Requirements

  • Experience in developing protocols for NGS library preparation;
  • Experience with the operation of a NGS facility or other high-throughput techniques;
  • Experience in genome stability research;
  • Ability to perform high-quality analyses in a responsible and independent manner;
  • Strong communication skills, team spirit as well as good oral and written communication skills in English.

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