Research Technician

Job Overview

Personalized medicine for Autism and Epilepsy:

We are looking for technicians for a science-driven startup company

We strive to help patients with neurodevelopmental conditions with a focus on Autism and Epilepsy by developing technology that will allow precision diagnostics and personalized medicine become reality.

The startup company is based on breakthrough research done in the Novarino Group at IST Austria (Austrias leading graduate research institute) which we are now translating into applicable technologies.

We are a small team of experienced researchers with a great passion for translating breakthrough science into direct help for patients.

Our brand new office and lab spaces are located at IST Science Park in Klosterneuburg at the outskirts of Vienna/Austria in the green nature setting of the Wienerwald.

We are looking for a technician to join our young collaborative team who is enthusiastic about contributing to research that seeks to improve the lives of patients with Autism or Epilepsy.


For our team we are seeking a motivated technician as a both independent and highly collaborative supporter for our research and lab activities. You have an applied-science mindset in order to help our efforts to develop and optimize the use of human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) and hiPSC-derived brain cells from patients with neurodevelopmental disorders for diagnostics and drug development.

You will be supporting the development and optimization of methods to characterize and analyze hiPSCs and hiPSC-derived brain cells as well as be responsible for lab management.

Who You Are

A B.Sc./M.Sc./Ph.D. in life science or related field (e.g. neuroscience, molecular biology and/or stem cell biology) with a strong background in cell culture. Effective oral and written communication skills with good command of English are required. You are self-organized and a flexible team player with a hands-on approach. Your critical mindset will identify problems and your analytical thinking will help solve them. You are reliable and have a strong organizational talent to manage lab operations. You are enthusiastic about translating basic research into applicable technology to improve the lives of patients.

What we offer

A startup in the founding phase with an opportunity to grow and contribute to its development as well as participate in its successes A learning experience at the scientific and entrepreneurial level To help developing therapies for children with neurodevelopmental disorders A motivated team with a collegial and dynamic work atmosphere in an international setting Modern lab spaces at IST Park with top-of-the-art equipment A competitive salary based on your qualification and experience*

How to inquire or apply

Come and join our team. If we sparked your interest contact us with a description of yourself in form of a CV and a short letter of motivation. We are excited to hearing from you.


*Minimum gross salary 2200/month, with adjusted payment depending on education, qualification and work experience

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