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Vocational training as a biology lab technician

Your tasks

As a trainee, you will work with us in the laboratory to solve a wide range of problems. You will carry out practical experiments in consultation with our scientists and evaluate them. You will operate modern measuring and analysis equipment. During your training, you will gain an insight into working with microorganisms, cell cultures and laboratory animals. You will learn a wide variety of molecular biological, biochemical, chemical and immunological working methods and techniques, which you will use to work with us on research into common diseases. For this purpose, you will be deployed in various institutes and departments of our research centre and thus acquire a very broad knowledge.

In addition, all trainees take part in internal training (Word, Excel, PP courses), training on learning and communication strategies, and team training.

Your qualification

  • Secondary school leaving certificate
  • Good grades in science subjects
  • manual dexterity
  • Accuracy and perseverance
  • high reliability and flexibility
  • sense of responsibility
  • distinct ability to work in a team

We offer you

training in an
exciting research environment
Flexitime and
30 days holiday/year
Canteen and
sports facilities on campus
Very good training
remuneration according to TVAöD
Best chances of
being taken on

Your application should contain at least:

  • Covering letter / letter of motivation
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Testimonials

Currently, all apprenticeship places have been filled.


If you still have questions, please contact

Katrin Schultz

Leiterin gewerblich-technische Ausbildung