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We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative Scientist in vivo studies (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.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative

Scientist in vivo studies (m/f/d), full-time

Your role:

  • Plan, accompany and evaluate in vivo studies performed at CROs and other partners testing our innovative novel viral therapeutics
  • Coordinate and perform analysis of samples generated in the in vivo studies
  • Actively work with cooperation partners and the Boehringer Ingelheim pharmacology group to establish mouse tumor models and support transfer to external contract manufacturing organizations (CMO)
  • Actively participate in the design, development, characterization and validation of analytical methods
  • Develop and maintain corresponding SOPs. Write project and study plans and sound scientific reports; present and discuss data 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

Your qualification:

  • PhD in Biology, DVM in Veterinary Medicine or equivalent, ideally 3 years of PostDoc or industry experience
  • Profound expertise regarding in vivo studies in small laboratory rodents, experience with larger animal species is a benefit
  • Knowledge of mouse and rat tumor models, ideally hands on experience on such models
  • Hands-on experience on molecular analysis of specimens taken from animal experiments
  • 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

Our offer:

  • This function provides the unique opportunity to participate actively in the research and 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. The base pay is composed of a market oriented excess payment and the respective amount according to the Austrian collective agreement (at least € 58.000 gross per year/full-time)


Please send us your relevant application documents, including CV and certificates by email to Dr. Bart Spiesschaert at jobs@viratherapeutics.com
ViraTherapeutics GmbH, Bundesstraße 27, 6063 Rum, Austria, www.viratherapeutics.com

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