Coordinating Specimen Processing Specialist

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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

BioNTech is a Germany-based biotechnology company with U.S. offices in Cambridge, MA and Gaithersburg, MD, that focuses on developing cancer therapeutics, including individualized immunotherapy, as well as vaccines for infectious diseases, including COVID-19. The company's oncology pipeline contains several classes of drugs, including mRNA-based drugs to encode antigens, neoantigens, cytokines, and antibodies; cell therapies; bispecific antibodies; and small-molecule immunomodulators. BioNTech is partnered with several large pharmaceutical companies, including Roche, Eli Lilly, Pfizer, Sanofi, and Genmab. Comirnaty (COVID-19 vaccine) is its first commercialized product.

Coordinating Specimen Processing Specialist

  • Provide clinical sites and contracted labs with sample processing assistance to support Biomarker and/or PK collection and processing in context of clinical studies.
  • Provide guidance on appropriate sample collection techniques, coordinate work schedules with multiple lab Managers (Clinical Pathology, Histology, Pharmacology, Translational Scientist, etc.) and interface with multiple lab-/ clinical site functions.
  • Completes study-related activities according to applicable Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Regulations, SOPs and Working Instructions (WI).
  • Conducts Biomarker sample processing procedures, including micro-sample processing, in alignment with study protocols, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and timelines.
  • Ensure required supplies are readily available at clinical sites and stock is utilized with minimal waste.

What you have to offer.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Pharmaceutical or other Science discipline
  • A certification in clinical research (eg, CRA training) or project management would be preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in processing clinical specimen (eg, in central- or analytical laboratory), vendors / sites management, clinical sample (eg, Biomarker, PK/PD) logistics, tracking/reconciliation and analysis.
  • Experience with GCP/GLP environment and Lab Management System (eg, LIMS)

Benefits for you.

  • Benefits for you!
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life, AD&D, STD, and LTD Insurance
  • HRA & FSA Spending Accounts
  • Health & Wellness, including free onsite gym access
  • Adoption & Surrogacy Assistance
  • Vacation and Unlimited Sick Time
  • Holidays and Floating Holidays, including discretionary winter shutdown
  • 401(K) Plan with Significant Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development
  • Commuting Assistance and onsite parking
  • Discounted Home and Auto Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • And more!

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location  and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 7603 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age and other protected statuses as given by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!

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