Join a scientifically oriented organization with an emphasis on continuous innovation.

Welcome to Oroboros Instruments: We are an innovative company based in Innsbruck and a world leader in the development and commercialization of a high-end instrument for measuring cellular respiration. Be part of our research and development!

We are looking for a CTA/MTA/lab technician (30 – 38.5 hours/week) to start as soon as possible:

Ensuring the excellent quality of our daily work in the Oroboros O2k-Laboratory your tasks include:

  • Monthly quality control of laboratory equipment (O2k, NextGen-O2k)
  • Production of chemicals for our lab and project partners, coordination
  • Maintenance of laboratory equipment (balances, centrifuges, etc.)
  • Ordering and inventory management

Your skills:

  • Completed training in natural sciences or technical field
  • Very good English skills
  • Proactive approach, strong organizational and communication skills, attention to detail and careful working method, excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork, flexibility
  • Of benefit: Qualification for drawing blood, FELASA certificate according to EU regulation 2010/63/EU

We offer:

  • Diverse range of tasks
  • Exceptional working environment characterized by flat hierarchies and an inclusive international team
  • Flexible working hours with 4.5-day workweek
  • A competitive performance-based salary (classification according to the collective agreement for Angestellte und Lehrlinge in Handelsbetrieben, starting salary from EUR 2 460.- gross/month based on 38.5 hours/week and 14-month payment schedule, with potential for additional compensation based on experience and qualifications)

After an intensive training period, the following additional tasks are possible:

  • Respirometry measurements with various biological samples as well as measurements of further mitochondrial parameters (ROS production, mt-membrane potential, ATP production, Ca2+, CoQ and NAD(P)H redox states, photobiology) using O2k-technology.
  • Analytical measurements on biological samples: Cell count, protein content, spectrophotometric determination of enzyme activities
  • Assistance in the application, evaluation and development of protocols in our on-going research projects, software testing
  • Data analysis
  • Technical customer support
  • Tutoring at O2k-Workshops (remote and on-site)

You think you are the ideal addition to our team? Then we look forward to receiving your application documents:

To apply: Please send your application to Mag. Biol. Verena Laner: or fill out the online form.

In addition to the specific open positions described above, we accept speculative applications for innovation, new projects and reinforcement of our teams. Let us know if you are interested in joining …

  • the Oroboros Communication Ninjas
  • the Oroboros Sales Athletes
  • the Oroboros Bioenergetics Adventurers

… and how you consider to enrich our vision and empower our mission. We want our team to develop the skills to do exactly what inspires you personally.

To apply: Please send your application including a motivation letter, CV and two reference letters to Mag. Biol. Verena Laner:

Why work at Oroboros?

Do more than just joining a team – make an impact in solving basic-research questions about cancer, diabetes, aging, neurodegeneration, exercise physiology and mitochondrial medicine. Make your impact for a sustainable future.

Company benefits

The company

Environmentally conscious in the products we chose – repair instead of replace

Balance family and work with paid parental leave, options for reduced, flexible hours and remote working

All activities from production to programming take place in Tyrol while we interact with customers around the globe

Our independence allows to prioritize customer focus and maintain affordable prices

The team

We are an engaged and friendly international team

We actively welcome visiting international researchers

Regular team events foster spirit, while international conferences expand your network

Different perspectives are valued to make informed and effective decisions

The facilities

Well-equipped kitchen and dining area available for use to all employees

Roll away any tension with the on-site Ergophysion TensionTerminator (

Easily accessible by bike or public transportation, shared parking spaces available

Enjoy lunch and coffee breaks on the terrace with views of the local mountains

Work / Life

Get support on your public transportation ticket

Reduce commutes
with options to work
from home
up to two days / week

We offer support for educational training to help our team to excel

Enhance work/life balance with flexible hours, and Friday afternoons off, and a monthly flexiday for overtime compensation

Did we mention we are located in beautiful Innsbruck? Nestled in the Tyrolian Alps, Innsbruck and the surrounding area offer the highest quality of life standards in Austria, combining the unique alpine setting with an excellent infrastructure. High living standards include international schools, an excellent health care system, political stability, breath-taking views and outdoor sport activities right on the doorstep.
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