(Senior) Scientist* Translational Biology

  • Halle
  • 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.

(Senior) Scientist* Translational Biology

At BioNTech Delivery Technologies you will oversee and manage non-clinical efficacy, biosafety, and pharmacology studies and contribute to the assessment of novel pre-clinical models. You will interact directly with CROs and non-clinical pharmacokinetic and pharmacology scientists and as a Translational Scientist you will provide feedback from preclinical to carrier discovery. Your main responsibilities are:
  • Prepare, coordinate and execute investigational preclinical studies including PD, PK, BD and biosafety aspects
  • Interpret preclinical results for usability and limitations of technology
  • Feedback preclinical data into discovery programs and build predictive model
  • Implement and oversee biosafety testing during in vitro lead development

What you have to offer.

  • Ph.D. in cell biology, immunology, cell and gene therapy, or a related field, with 5+ years of postdoc and/or industry experience in translational research
  • Experienced in establishing preclinical models, ADME and tox studies
  • Hands-on experience with preclinical animal models is a benefit
  • Ability to present and communicate project updates at team meetings
  • High level of organization and reliability as well as independent, well-structured and precise way of working
  • High standard of spoken and written English with the ability to write scientific study reports on the experiments and studies performed; German language skills are advantageous

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 Halle/ Saale 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 4683 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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