(Senior) Scientist* TCR Discovery (Single Cell Genomics)

  • 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.

(Senior) Scientist* TCR Discovery (Single Cell Genomics)

As part of our TCR Discovery department, you will contribute to the development of T-cell based immunotherapies and help performing exploratory biomarker studies for our clinical vaccine programs. You will be involved in single cell sequencing analyses of T cells and the identification of antigen specific T-cell receptors (TCR). Your main responsibilities are:
  • Planning of NGS-based single cell analyses (TCR & Gene Expression Analysis) and analysis of NGS data sets
  • Technology scouting and literature research on innovative methods in the field of single cell analysis
  • Establishment of innovative technologies for the isolation and profiling of antigen-specific T and B cells
  • Reporting to project partners and management
  • Writing of reports for proposals and scientific publications
  • Assisting with the implementation of Biomek pipetting robots for the automation of processes as well as the data integration

What you have to offer.

  • Successfully completed PhD in the field of T cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, biotechnology or a comparable discipline
  • Several years of professional experience in the field of immunology, immuno-oncology, cancer immunotherapy
  • Experience in NGS data analysis, knowledge of programming languages such as Python and R is a plus
  • Knowledge of using pipetting robots, e.g. Beckman Coulter Biomek, is a plus
  • Excellent team spirit, communication and organizational skills
  • Enjoys solving challenging scientific questions in a fast pace environment
  • Independent, flexible and self-motivated
  • Fluency in English, German is a plus

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, Sarah Huber will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon).

*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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