Open position


The Environmental Cell Biology group (ECB) at the Department of Functional and Evolutionary Ecology, University of Vienna, invites applications for a full-time Technical Assistant position.

The position is available as of now and is limited to 1 year with option of extension.

The ECB is a young, international and dynamic group with research focus on nonmodel, symbiotic bacteria. We seek to expand our group with a highly motivated person. More information about our projects here:

Working hours: 40 hours/ week; salary is according to collective agreement of University of Vienna

Duration of employment: 1 year



  • Cultivation of nonmodel bacteria, maintenance of strain collectio
  • Molecular biology methods: cloning, DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, qPCR, electrophoresis, photometry, microscopy

Professional Requirements:

  • Completed Fachschule/HTL of Rosensteingasse or Bachelor of Sciences

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge in microbiology and molecular biology

  • computer skills: word, excel, power point, data archiving


Personal requirements:

  • Flexibility, accuracy, resilience

  • ability to work independently
  • team work with social competence
  • capability to communicate in english (international laboratory)

Please send your application and CV (as pdf) to:

For questions please contact:

Silvia Bulgheresi

University of Vienna, Department of Functional and Evolutionary Ecology, Environmental Cell Biology group, Althanstraße 14/UZA1, 1090 Wien


Find the job advertisement (also in german) below.