The professorship Medical Systems Biology of the University Cancer Center (UCC) Dresden is specialized in the scientific field of functional genomics and genome editing.

In collaboration with our cooperation partner, the DKMS Life Science Lab Dresden, we are aiming to develop and test a generally applicable healing strategy for hemoglobinopathies and work towards a new therapeutic application to patients worldwide. The project is part of the Precision Therapy Cluster “SaxoCell”, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

To strengthen our team, we are looking for a

Technician (f/m/d)
Kennziffer: UCB0221888
(full time position / payment based on TV-L – E9)

at the earliest possible starting date.


  • Supporting scientific projects in the area of genome editing based on sequence-specific recombinases, in particular the design and analyzes of evolved target-specific recombinases
  • Cell culture experiments, DNA isolation, PCR experiments etc.
  • Sample preparation
  • Support in the application of molecular biological and flow cytometric analysis methods (including next-generation sequencing)
  • Support in animal experiments
  • Documentation of experimental data


  • Completed training as BTA / MTA
  • Experiences with experimental techniques in cell culture
  • Familiar with standard methods such as PCR, flow cytometry, bacterial culture, cloning, DNA sequencing etc.
  • Experiences with transfection methods are of advantage
  • Experiences with animal experiments are of advantage
  • Confident knowledge of MS Office
  • Very good written and spoken English
  • Excellent communication as well as organizational skills and high team spirit
  • Strong sense of responsibility and reliable way of working

We offer:

  • An experienced international team and competent international collaboration partners
  • An interesting, autonomous and varying activity in the scientific area of genome surgery
  • An interface between human medicine and research; and the opportunity of translating research results into clinical application
  • A pleasant and open communication working environment
  • Participation in further education and qualification opportunities

The position is initially offered for three years.

Female candidates are expressly invited to submit their application: the same also applies to disabled people.

Applications received by 26th November 2021 will get full consideration. Please submit your detailed strongly stated application as one PDF-file via Email to: OR use the online submission platform

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