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Open Position: Technical Assistant (MTA/BTA/CTA) Electron Microscopy.

Cluster of Excellence "SyNergy" and the Technical University of Munich


The Munich Cluster for Systems Neurology (SyNergy) deciphers the interplay of different pathomechanisms in the development of neurological diseases ( The researchers involved are investigating how inflammatory reactions influence neurodegenerative processes, what interactions microvascular and degenerative mechanisms of damage unfold and, finally, how immune cells interact with the blood-brain barrier.

The Cluster of Excellence "SyNergy" and the Technical University of Munich are seeking from 2023 a

Technical Assistant (MTA/BTA/CTA) Electron Microscopy

to strengthen the SyNergy Nanoscale Hub in full-time/part-time.

We offer

The scope of duties in the Electron Microscopy unit includes sample preparation, support in image acquisition and processing, and organizational activities. We are a young team with diverse collaborations and enjoy tackling new tasks. We offer a versatile and diversified activity in a pleasant working environment and excellent working conditions. Remuneration is based on qualifications according to TV-L, the maximum salary group is E9b

Your profile

We are looking for motivated applicants with completed training as a technical assistant (BTA, CTA, LTA, MTA) who share our enthusiasm for microscopy in science. Candidates with experience in electron microscopy are highly preferred. A high motivation to learning new techniques as well as good communication, accurate working and organizational skills are essential. Any of the following fields of experience is desirable: High pressure freezing, serial sectioning, FIB-SEM, immunogold labeling or 3D image analysis, python scripting.

Severely disabled persons will be given preference in case of equal suitability and qualification. The institution aims to increase the proportion of women. Applications from women are therefore expressly welcomed.

Your application

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive application, including your CV, certificates, motivation letter and contact information of 2 references. Please send your application as one PDF-document with referencing keyword “EM-TA” to Dr. Martina Fetting (Schifferer) Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.


Dr. Martina Fetting (Schifferer)
Technische Universität/DZNE München
SyNergy Cluster of Excellence
Feodor-Lynen-Straße 17
81377 München