(Junior) Laboratory Technician – Analytical Development (m/f)

Main focus: qRT-PCR
Date posted: 11.19.2021
Location: Vienna

Position Summary

We are looking for a highly motivated (Junior) Lab Technician (m/f) with a strong background in qRT-PCR applications to join our team. The main focus of the Analytical Development Department is to perform and develop assays for testing and characterization of our products. This position is primarily laboratory based.

Main Responsibilities
  • Mastering of qRT-PCR assays with high sample throughput under BSL-2 conditions
  • Data analysis and evaluation, monitoring of assay performance (trending), troubleshooting
  • Preparation and review of relevant documentation for all work processes according to GxP standards
  • Supporting qRT-PCR assay development, optimization and automation under BSL-2 conditions
  • Maintenance of laboratory equipment and stock keeping


  • Dipl. Ing. (FH), BMA or B.Sc. in relevant field - e.g. Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, HBLVA 17 - Rosensteingasse
  • Minimum of 1 year hands-on qRT-PCR experience required
  • Experience working in biopharmaceutical or biotechnology industry is of advantage
  • Experience with Quality systems (e.g. GMP; GLP) is of advantage
  • Independent, well-organized and proactive work style
  • Open-minded and communicative team-player
  • Able to work under time pressure on multiple projects
  • Fluent in written and oral English and German

What we offer

  • Strong international team with dedicated and passionate scientists and technicians
  • State of the art infrastructure
  • Excellent working atmosphere
  • Opportunities for personal development
  • Working in a multinational and multicultural environment

We are required by Austrian law to post a minimum salary. The minimum monthly gross salary for this position is EUR 2.333,- (Junior Lab Technician) or EUR 2.523,- (Lab Technician) based on fulltime (40 hours per week); depending on experience and qualification salary can be negotiated. In addition, we offer a performance-related bonus payment and participation in our stock option compensation program.

Starting date: as soon as possible


If you (m/f) are interested in this challenging position, please send your CV including cover letter and credentials to: talent@hookipapharma.com

For more information on HOOKIPA please visit www.hookipapharma.com

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Gwenaelle Kerforn Executive Director Human Resources