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We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative
(Trainee) Lab Scientist Research Immunology (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

(Trainee) Lab Scientist Research Immunology (m/f/d), full-time

Your role:

  • Perform immune analysis of samples treated with oncolytic viruses.
  • Immunologic characterization of newly generated viruses in cell culture and in vivo experiments.
  • Establish and perform new assays to characterize mode of action of oncolytic viruses.
  • Develop and maintain corresponding SOPs and batch-specifications. Write project and study plans and scientific reports; data presentation and discussion in the project team.

Your qualification:

  • BMA, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Life Sciences or equivalent.
  • Hands-on experience and knowledge of Flow cytometry and one or more of these techniques: ELISpot, cytotoxicity assays, culture of permanent and especially primary mammalian cell culture.
  • Ability and willingness to work proactively with hands-on approach in a highly entrepreneurial environment.
  • Strong team player with good communication skills willing to work in a company where personal engagement and empowerment combined with accountability is highly supported.
  • The position requires English communication skills, both spoken and written. German language skills would be highly appreciated (otherwise willingness to learn German).
  • Proficient in MS-Office and FlowJo.

Our offer:

  • You will have 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 a highly collaborative 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 and benefits package, flexible working times, great team spirit, and free coffee in the office. The annual base salary for this position starts at 40.000 Euro gross (full time). The actual base salary will be in line with your qualification, experience, and individual competencies.

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

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