02/06/2020

Principal Scientist Bioprocess Development (m/f/d), full-time


  • ORGANISATION/EINRICHTUNG
    ViraTherapeutics GmbH
  • FORSCHUNGSBEREICH
    Pharmacological sciences
    Technology
  • KARRIERESTUFE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • BEWERBUNGSFRIST
    01/08/2020 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • STANDORT
    Austria › Rum
  • KONTAKTTYP
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time

ViraTherapeutics is a subsidiary of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies: a perfect symbiosis of big pharma and a biotech start-up vibe. Located in the beautiful city of Innsbruck, Austria – a great place to live and to work – our dedicated Research & Development team develops innovative viral-based immune-oncology treatment options.
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We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and creative

h3. *Principal Scientist Bioprocess Development (m/f/d), full-time*
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*Your role:*
* Develop and implement innovative up- and downstream process technologies for efficient manufacturing of oncolytic viruses
* Actively transfer process technologies from bench to pilot scale within the development organization and support transfer to external contract manufacturing organizations (CMO)
* Cultivation of mammalian cells in bioreactors, propagation, concentration and polishing of virus-based biologics, development of active live virus formulations.
* Active participation in the design, development, characterization and validation of analytical methods
* Develop and maintain corresponding SOPs and batch-specifications. Write project and study plans and sound scientific reports; data presentation and discussion in the project review team
* Work in close collaboration with other project teams and external partners; scientific presentation of work in project meetings and scientific conferences
* Train and supervise technical staff
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*Your qualification:*
* PhD in Biotechnology, Bioengineering, or equivalent, at least 3 years of PostDoc or industry experience
* Profound expertise in manufacturing of virus-based biologics, particularly in downstream processing; special knowledge in preparative chromatography and tangential-flow filtration is an asset.
* Used to work proactively with hands-on approach in a highly entrepreneurial environment; scientific project management experience is an advantage.
* Strong team player with excellent communication skills willing to work in a company where personal engagement and empowering combined with accountability is highly supported.
* Evidence of scientific rigor and excellence as documented by first author peer-reviewed publications.
* The position requires excellent English communication skills, both spoken and written. German language skills would be highly appreciated (otherwise willingness to learn German).
* Proficient in MS-Office
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*Our offer:*
* This function provides the unique opportunity to participate actively in the early development of novel virus-based cancer therapies at the interface of science and translation. We offer a responsible and versatile occupation with professional perspective in an expanding team.
* Work within the concentrated, science driven atmosphere of a small biotech company whilst at the same time benefit from being part of the global group of Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the pharmaceutical industry’s top 20 companies worldwide.
* We offer an attractive salary package in line with your qualification, experience and individual competencies.
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*Contact:*
Please send us your relevant application documents, including CV and certificates by email to jobs@viratherapeutics.com
ViraTherapeutics GmbH, Bundesstraße 27, 6063 Rum,
www.viratherapeutics.com

Anforderungen für das Jobangebot

Kenntnisse/Qualifikationen

PhD

Arbeitsort
1 position(s) available at
ViraTherapeutics GmbH
Austria
Rum

EURAXESS Angebots-ID: 528637
Angebots-ID der veröffentlichenden Einrichtung: 726739

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