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Wir suchen aktuell: Scientist/PostDoc (m/f/d) Biochemistry / Immunoassay Technologies in Reutlingen

Scientist/PostDoc (m/f/d) Biochemistry / Immunoassay Technologies

The NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute in Reutlingen is a non-profit research institution and conducts application-oriented research at the interface of bio- and material sciences. It has a unique, interdisciplinary range of competencies for R&D and services for regional and international companies. The institute addresses both the health care industry and industrial sectors with materials technology and quality-oriented issues such as automotive and mechanical engineering.

The Applied Biomarkers and Immunoassay Group at the NMI has extensive expertise in high-sensitive and multiplexed miniaturized immunoassays. We are renowned for our proficiency in assay development, validation, and the application of these assays in exploratory sample screenings (non-regulated) and clinical study sample analysis (GCLP) for public funded project and direct contract research.

To fortify our team, we seek a postdoctoral scientist (m/f/d) with a robust background in Biochemistry/Immunology and/or immunoassay technologies to join us at the earliest opportunity.

Your responsibilities

  • Drive innovative developments in immunoassays, including ELISAs and assays on the Simoa (Quanterix) and Luminex-platform
  • Design and execute assay development and validation projects
  • Provide guidance and supervision to technical staff
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory guidelines and working under GCLP conditions
  • Validate laboratory instruments and actively participate in the validation of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Efficiently manage multiple projects, overseeing experimental planning, timelines, milestones, and reporting, while maintaining open communication with clients, partners, and sponsors
  • Scientific publication of scientific results
  • Raising of third-party funds and composing grant applications

Your qualification

  • Hold a PhD degree obtained in Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Biotechnology, or related disciplines, accompanied by a robust background in Biotechnology/Immunology
  • Proven expertise in immunoassay development (e.g. ELISA, SIMOA, Luminex, MSD) is essential
  • Hands-on experience in working with proteins and antibodies is essential
  • Having prior experience working under regulated conditions (e.g. GCP, GLP, GMP) would be highly advantageous and beneficial for this position
  • Exhibit genuine enthusiasm for translational science, coupled with exceptional organizational skills and a proactive approach to solving complex challenges
  • Excellent team spirit, presenting a collaborative and cooperative attitude towards
  • Demonstrate strong presentation and communication skills, effectively conveying complex scientific concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proactive, independent and structured approach to work, with the ability to work under time pressure
  • Familiarity with statistical data evaluation, including proficiency in related programming languages (e.g., "R," Python), will be considered an advantage
  • Fluency in both English and German is required

We offer

  • The opportunity to work within an exciting multidisciplinary project and delve into highly innovative research topics
  • Opportunity to contribute your expertise in the Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) environment and further enhance your skills in analyzing clinical study samples
  • Working in a successful, highly motivated and multidisciplinary team with scientific and technical employees 
  • Working within an exciting multidisciplinary project and a highly innovative research topics
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities
  • Remuneration according to the TV-L, the initial contract is limited to two years, with the potential for extension based on performance and funding availability
  • An exciting, varied and innovative working environment and excellent technical equipment
  • Free employee parking in the multi-storey car park
  • Work-life balance through flexible working hours  and mobile working
  • Attractive "bridge day" arrangement as well as paid days off on 24 / 31 December
  • Staff events and excursions
  • Salary according to the TV-L

Are you interested? Click on "Apply now". This will only take two minutes.

Your contact person

Ms Katja Rösslein


NMI Naturwissenschaftliches und Medizinisches Institut an der Universität Tübingen
Markwiesenstraße 55
72770 Reutlingen

+49 7121 51530111