Scientist* RNA Encoded Antibodies

  • Mainz
  • Work experience
  • 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.

Scientist* RNA Encoded Antibodies

At BioNTech you will be responsible for in vitro and in vivo assay development and lead preclinical projects in the field of antibody therapy. Your main responsibilities are:
  • Establishment of new and optimization of existing complex, cell-based in vitro assays for preclinical investigation and characterization of RNA-based antibodies as cancer immunotherapeutics
  • Establish, design, conduct and analyze in vivo studies in mice
  • Reporting of project results and scientific presentations to team, supervisors, project partners, department
  • Writing of scientific reports, animal test applications and regulatory documents in the different phases of preclinical investigation of the therapeutics under care
  • Participation in national and international conferences including scientific presentations, as well as reading and following relevant literature to support scientific discussions
  • Guidance of lab personnel

What you have to offer.

  • PhD in biochemistry, biotechnology, biology or a closely related field with several years of relevant professional experience, ideally industrial experience
  • Several years of hands-on experience in the design and execution of endogenous mouse cancer models and evaluation (FELASA C or equivalent).
  • Expert in characterization of tumor immunology and microenvironment by immunohistochemistry, flow-cytometry, tumor/immune cell co-culture assays, 3D organoid culture.
  • Sound experience in molecular and immnunological techniques as IHC, WB, ELISA, qPCR, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy.
  • Strong experience in assay design, validation and result visualization.
  • Authoring of reports, plans of research studies and obtaining regulatory permits in animal welfare.
  • Fluent in English and German

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 6580 (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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