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ENABLE NEW DISCOVERIES. The Vienna BioCenter Core Facilities GmbH (VBCF) acts as a nexus for science and technology and enables scientific discoveries by its collaborative spirit and access to state-of-the art technologies. We are looking for an enthusiastic and scientifically curious

CORE TECHNICIAN (f/m/d, full-time)

to join our Metabolomics facility which provides services for the analysis of small molecules to the life science research community in Vienna and beyond. A detailed overview of our offered services can be found on our website.

Key responsibilities
• Operate and maintain LC-MS/MS systems.
• Perform metabolomics experiments with a strong focus on non-targeted metabolomics.
• Analyze respective data sets.
• Communicate results and provide support to our customers and collaborators.
• Develop and refine our spectral library and data processing routines and measures.
• Perform and implement quality control (QC), including the development standard operating procedures and documentation.

Your profile
• Training in chemistry or a similar field.
• Practical experience operating LC-MS instrumentation.
• Thorough understanding of the theoretical principles of chromatography and mass spectrometry.
• Methodical, detailed oriented and independent working style inherent to analytical chemistry.
• Superior organizational skills and stress-resistance.
• Excellent communications skills in English and German and a client-centric mindset.

Your benefits
This position is unlimited. Our attractive compensation package includes subsidized access to our company crèche and kindergarten, the yearly ticket of the “Wiener Linien”, the VBC social & sports program, and flexible working hours. The minimum salary for this position will be 2.300 € gross per month, for full time (40h/week), paid 14x per year. The actual remuneration will depend on your scientific expertise and professional experience.

Who we are
The VBCF is an inter-institutional research infrastructure that was founded to enable researchers at the Vienna BioCenter Campus to achieve their scientific goals and become leaders in their research areas. To this end, we provide access to cutting edge instruments and the combined scientific expertise and professional experience of more than 100 scientists. We are funded by the Federal Government and the City of Vienna and take pride in recovering more than 50% of our running costs via user fees.

How to apply
Please send your CV and a letter of interest including the job reference “MET_CT_202109” to apply(at)vbcf.ac.at. The first round of interviews will be held shortly after November 30th, 2021. The position is open until filled. For further information about the position please contact Thomas Koecher.


As an employer we promote a culture of continuous learning and are committed to gender equality. Therefore we strongly encourage female applicants. VBCF processes your personal data in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations.

ENABLE NEW DISCOVERIES. The Vienna BioCenter Core Facilities GmbH (VBCF) acts as a nexus for science and technology and enables scientific discoveries by its collaborative spirit and access to state-of-the art technologies. We are seeking to expand our team with a

CORE TECHNICIAN (f/m/d, full-time)

to support our Electron Microscopy (EM) team. The primary responsibility of this role is to support day to day lab operations and apply routine EM techniques for our customers. A detailed overview of our offered services can be found on our website.


Key responsibilities
• Routine EM sample preparation (e.g. negative staining) of various biological samples.
• Maintenance and operation of transmission electron microscopes and auxiliary equipment.
• Train and advise customers in operating electron microscopes and EM sample preparation techniques.
• Support general lab organisation to streamline EM services for customers.


Key requirements
• Training in biology, physics or any related field.
• Practical wet lab experience (>1 year).
• Independent work style, detail-oriented, well-organized.
• Customer centric, collaborative and adaptive mindset to join a dynamic work environment.
• Prior EM experience and a solid technical understanding are an asset.
• Excellent command of English is required, command of German is advantageous.


Your benefits
We offer an unlimited position and an attractive compensation package including subsidized access to our company crèche and kindergarten, the yearly ticket of the “Wiener Linien”, the VBC social & sports program and flexible working hours. The minimum salary according to the collective work agreement for this position will be 1.700 € gross per month | full-time paid 14x per year. The actual remuneration will depend on your scientific expertise and professional experience.


Who we are
The VBCF is an inter-institutional research infrastructure that was founded to enable researchers at the Vienna BioCenter Campus to achieve their scientific goals and become leaders in their research areas. To this end, we provide access to cutting edge instruments and the combined scientific expertise and professional experience of more than 100 scientists. We are funded by the Federal Government and the City of Vienna and take pride in recovering more than 50% of our running costs via user fees.


How to apply
Please send your CV, contact details of two referees and a letter of interest including the reference “EM_CT_202109” to apply(at)vbcf.ac.at. This call is open until 15.11.2021. Interviews will be held as soon as possible. For further information about the position, please contact Thomas Heuser.


As an employer we promote a culture of continuous learning and are committed to gender equality. Therefore, we strongly encourage female applicants. VBCF processes your personal data in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations.

ENABLE NEW DISCOVERIES.
The Vienna BioCenter Core Facilities GmbH (VBCF) acts as a nexus for science and technology and enables scientific discoveries by its collaborative spirit and access to state-of-the art technologies. We are seeking to expand our team with a

Administrative assistant (f/m/d - part-time 10-12 hrs/week)

to support the Vienna Drosophila Resource Center, starting as of now. The primary responsibility of this role is to support the VDRC office team with daily administrative tasks.

Key responsibilities
• General administrative tasks
• Customer service (currently 2.000 international customers)
• Correspondence in German and English
• Processing of documents, invoices, and customer profiles

Key requirements
• First experience in office and administrative work
• Very good command of English, written and spoken
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
• Social competence, team spirit and reliability

Your benefits
Our attractive compensation package for this unlimited position includes subsidized access to our company crèche and kindergarten, the yearly ticket of the “Wiener Linien”, the VBC social & sports program and flexible working hours. The minimum salary according to the collective work agreement for this position is 1.850 € gross per month, based on full-time employment (40 hours per week) paid 14x per year. The actual remuneration can be higher, depending on your professional experience.

Who we are
The VBCF is an inter-institutional research infrastructure that was founded to enable researchers at the Vienna BioCenter Campus to achieve their scientific goals and become leaders in their research areas. To this end, we provide access to cutting edge instruments and the combined scientific expertise and professional experience of more than 100 scientists. We are funded by the Federal Government and the City of Vienna and take pride in recovering more than 50% of our running costs via user fees.

How to apply
Please send your CV and letter of interest to apply(at)vbcf.ac.at including the reference “VDRC_AA_202111”. Interviews will be held as soon as possible. For further information about the position, please contact Lisa Meadows.

As an employer we promote a culture of continuous learning and are committed to gender equality. Therefore, we strongly encourage female applicants. VBCF processes your personal data in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations.