Basic and applied research engineer in immunology (M/F)

  • Workplace : bio-functional chemistry laboratory, Faculty of Pharmacy, Strasbourg 
  • Type of contract : 24-month fixed-term contract
  • Start date : January 1, 2024
  • Working hours : full-time
  • Compensation : 2,300 to 2,500 gross per month, depending on experience


The “Immune-microenvironment interactions in health and disease” team is recruiting a study/research engineer to support research in basic immunology and bioengineering of immunocompetent organoids and 3D models.

The candidate will also assume laboratory management responsibilities (orders, inventories and experimental protocols).



In support of research projects in the laboratory, the candidate will isolate and culture primary cells from human biopsies (skin, tonsils), perform PCR, flow cryometry and microscopy under the supervision of researchers in the team. The candidate will also assume laboratory management responsibilities, handling orders, reagent inventory and centralization of experimental protocols.

Work context

This position is available in Dr Christopher Mueller’s team “Immune-microenvironment interactions in health and diseases”.

The work will be carried out under his supervision, and will involve direct and frequent exchanges with PhD students from different cultural backgrounds. The team currently comprises 8 PhD students and 3 permanent researchers.

He will also interface with the technical staff of the 2 other teams of the CNRS UPR3572/I2CT laboratory, working in immunology and chemistry.
immunology and chemistry.

C. Mueller’s team is part of the Upper Rhine Immunology group and the EURIdoc doctoral program. It also has frequent interactions with several companies in the industrial sector.

At present, the position is limited to two years, but may be extended depending on the candidate’s integration and additional funding.

Skills required

  • 1 to 4 years’ experience
  • Level of education : Level 6 – (Bac +3 or +4)
  • Typical job : laboratory biology engineer

A background in immunology is required, and the candidate must have good experience of cell culture, imaging or flow cryometry.

Fluency in French and English is required.

The candidate must hold a master’s degree in immunology/cell biology or equivalent and have had a first experience of one year or more in a public or private research laboratory.


To apply and/or for more information, please contact : Christopher Mueller -