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Our research team is looking for a highly motivated
Lab Scientist RNA Virology (m/f/d), 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.

Our research team is looking for a highly motivated

Lab Scientist RNA Virology (m/f/d), full–time

Your role:

  • Independent work in research projects to optimize our proprietary oncolytic virus (OV) platform for (pre–) clinical development
  • Evaluation and optimization of new concepts in OV-based cancer immunotherapies
  • Cloning and recovery of recombinant OVs by classical reverse genetic approaches
  • Characterization of newly generated OVs with molecular and cell biology tests, and validation of new test methods
  • Creation and processing of standard operating procedures (SOPs), as well as project and study plans
  • Evaluation and documentation of results and data presentation in project teams
  • Support the BSL2 laboratory organization



Your qualification:

  • Master/diploma degree in biology, biochemistry or molecular medicine, professional experience in molecular virology of negative strand RNA viruses is an advantage
  • Good knowledge in mammalian cell culture and standard molecular biology techniques as well as recombinant DNA technology
  • Excellent self–organization, independent work in project teams
  • Reliability, commitment and communication skills
  • Very good English skills (international team)
  • Proficient use of MS‐Office

Our offer:

  • This position 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 that has fun at work.
  • We offer an attractive salary and fringe benefits package in line with your qualification, experience and individual competencies. The base pay is composed of a market oriented excess payment and the respective amount according to the Austrian collective agreement (at least € 38.000 gross per year/full–time).

Contact: ViraTherapeutics GmbH, Bundesstraße 27, 6063 Rum, Austria, www.viratherapeutics.com
Please send us your relevant application documents, including CV and certificates by email tojobs@viratherapeutics.com

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