(Jr.) Lab Technician - Downstream Development and Process Sciences

Date posted: 17. May 2022
Location: Vienna

Position Summary

We are searching for a highly motivated Junior Lab Technician (m/f) with a good experience profile in process development to join our Downstream Development & Process Sciences team for a permanent position. The focus of our Downstream Development unit within the Process Development Department is the optimization of purification processes and the establishment of a biophysical characterization strategy for pipeline products. The advertised position is primarily laboratory based.

Main Responsibilities
  • Help and assist senior staff at lab related tasks such as  (e.g. lab organization, material flow, ordering, decontamination, etc.)
  • Execute downstream purification runs together with senior colleagues at research scale and pilot scale
  • Plan and execute experiments to optimize product yield and process robustness.
  • Develop and create documentation protocols and follow documentation according to GDP.
  • Evaluate data and prepare them for presentations and reports


  • MTA, B.Sc, Dipl. Ing. (FH) or M.Sc. in relevant field (e.g. Biotechnology)
  • At least one year of relevant work experience in the biotechnology industry
  • Prior experience with chromatography systems (especially ÄKTA systems)
  • Prior experience in filtration technologies
  • Ability to work on multiple projects under time pressure
  • Detail-oriented, well organized, and proactive workstyle, accurate GMP-like documentation obligatory
  • Open-minded and communicative team-player
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and German

What we offer

  • Strong team with dedicated and passionate scientists
  • 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 2.346,- (Junior Lab Technician) or EUR 2.754,- (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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