Lab technician in Jan Clemens' Lab

The Neural Computation and Behavior group at ENI-G is looking for: Lab technician (m/f/d) Limited to 4 years, 25% (9.6 h) | salary according to TV-L

The University Medical Center Göttingen is a tertiary care center and offers great de- velopment potential. Its 7,900 employees work in over 65 departments and facilities to provide top-quality patient care, excellent research and modern teaching. Göttingen, “City of Science”, located near the center of Germany, the University Medical Center Göttingen is embedded in the city’s attractive network of scientific research facilities.

About us ENI-G is engaged in a wide range of neuroscience research, including molecular and cellular as well as systems and cognitive neuroscience (

A lab technician position is available in the lab of Jan Clemens at the European Neuroscience Institute Göttingen, Germany. A major focus of the lab is discovering how sensory information is processed and integrated to drive behavior. We combine high-throughput behavioral assays, machine learning (pose tracking), computational modelling, and modern systems neuroscience tools (calcium imaging and optogenetics). The position is funded by an ERC starting grant, which will start in February 2020 and run for five years.

Your tasks:

• organization, maintenance and ordering of materials and reagents • fly husbandry, surgery, and behavioral paradigms • light and fluorescence-based imaging • support with administrative tasks

Your profile:

• education as a research technician or Bachelor/Master in Biology • excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and English • versatility and willingness to adapt quickly to different tasks and timelines in a multi-disciplinary environment • good knowledge of fly genetics and experimentation • immunohistochemistry and imaging • computer skills

Our offer:

• the position is for approximately 10 hours/week (25%) and is limited to 4 years, start date is December 2020 • working in a highly motivated and friendly team • interdisciplinary, innovative, and well-equipped scientific environment • employment salary based on TV-L

How to apply? Please send your application to Jan Clemens including a CV as well as names and contact details of two references.

Women are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities and equal qualifications will be given preferential treatment.

We look forward to receiving your application by September 30th, 2020:

University Medical Center Göttingen
European Neuroscience Institute Göttingen Jan Clemens Group leader Grisebachstr. 5 37077 Göttingen Tel.: 0551 39/61351 E-Mail: [javascript protected email address] Web:

Please send your application only via e-mail as a PDF-file.

Travel and application fees cannot be refunded or transferred.