Research Associate* Protein Expression and Purification

  • München (Neuried)
  • Work experience
  • Research, development, teaching
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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* Protein Expression and Purification

At our Munich site (Neuried), you will be part of the Antibody Discovery Platform and heavily engaged in diverse projects and workflows of our Protein Expression and Purification group. You will support the team to keep the high standard of the production and analysis of recombinant proteins and thereby contribute to a successful antibody discovery process. Your main responsibilities are:
  • Enable fast and reliable protein production by cultivating and expanding expression cell lines under sterile conditions; transfection and harvesting of cell supernatants in close cooperation with colleagues in the team
  • Ensure the high quality in our cell culture processes by preparing Master and Working Stocks of Expression Cell Lines including their QC
  • Take over lab organization responsibilities (Cell culture cleaning routines, Routine endotoxin testing, preparation of buffers and solutions, keep track of stocks and organize storage of reagents and laboratory supplies)
  • Organize maintenance of lab equipment to enable continuous performance
  • Contribute to safety related aspects by updating our reagent database

What you have to offer.

  • Completed apprenticeship as technical assistant (BTA*/CTA*/MTA*) with professional experience or BSc in natural sciences, industry experience is a plus
  • Proficient in cell biology techniques, especially working under sterile conditions
  • Highly reliable, open-minded personality with excellent organization skills and the ability to work cooperatively in a team-based environment
  • High quality standards and the willingness to independently structure and optimize the laboratory organization
  • Experienced in working with MS Office, especially Excel
  • Profound knowledge of English for communication and documentation, German skills are also desirable but not essential

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 München (Neuried) 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 4001 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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