Research Specialist* Formulation Functionalization

  • Mainz
  • Work experience
  • Research, development, teaching
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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 Specialist* Formulation Functionalization

As a part of our formulation functionalization team, you will soon take the next critical steps with us in formulation development for functionalized formulations. With BioNTech, you will become a worldwide forerunner in targeted delivery for various indications in the field of tumor immunotherapy or infectious disease.

Your main responsibilities are:
  • Planning, formulation and characterization of protein functionalized RNA nanoparticles
  • Data processing, evaluation and documentation of experiments
  • Support of assay development of physicochemical characterization techniques
  • Chemical modification, analysis and purification of proteins
  • Responsibility for instruments and laboratory management as well as administrative tasks

What you have to offer.

  • Master’s degree in pharmaceutical or other natural sciences (e.g. nanotechnology, chemistry, biology, etc.) along with initial work experience in a relevant field
  • Practical experience in RNA or DNA nanoparticle preparations comprising lipids or polymers
  • Hands on experience on nanoparticle characterization techniques is required (e.g. Agarose gel electrophoresis, SDS-PAGE, native PAGE, DLS, zeta potential, capillary electrophoresis, SEC etc.) 
  • Hands on experience in handling, modifying and purifying proteins
  • Basic knowledge in immunology
  • Independent, responsible and structured way of working as well as enthusiasm to participate in collaborative work projects
  • Proficient English in written and verbal form
  • Good MS Office skills

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 Mainz 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 6596 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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