Research Associate* Formulation Discovery & Testing

  • Mainz
  • Junior, Career start
  • Research, development, teaching
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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 2.500 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.

Research Associate* Formulation Development

As a part of our formulation functionalization team, you will soon take the next critical step with us. With BioNTech, you will become a worldwide forerunner in the development of a completely new type of immunotherapy against cancer using individualized tumor vaccines. 

Your main responsibilities are:
  • Manufacturing and quality control of RNA nanoparticles for preclinical studies such as stability and compatibility studies based on existing protocols in the R&D environment
  • Implementation and evaluation of physicochemical analyses to characterize nanoparticulate systems
  • Documentation of the manufacturing process, issuance of the analytical datasheets and drafting of protocols
  • Coordinating the work of student assistants as well as general work in the field of laboratory infrastructure                          

What you have to offer.

  • Successfully completed training as a CTA*, PTA*, Chemical Laboratory Assistant* or comparable qualifications paired with relevant professional experience in a chemical / pharmaceutical laboratory
  • Interest in physicochemical techniques such as light scattering and fluorescence as well as passion about understanding the problems associated with physicochemical characterization and assist in solving them
  • A high level of organizational skills, reliability and communication skills (in German or English spoken and written, both is a plus)
  • An independent, exact and structured way of working as well as the willingness to take responsibility, teamwork and enthusiasm

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much 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 6379 (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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