Laboratory Technician (Non-Cell-Based Assays) – Preclinical and Analytical Development

Date posted: 07. September 2022
Location: Vienna

Position Summary

We seek an experienced, highly motivated Laboratory Technician with a strong background in Molecular biology and Immunoassay methods. The focus of the Non-Cell-Based Assay Team is to perform and optimize routine assays for product characterization and quantification. This position aims to strengthen the Routine Testing Team and is primarily laboratory based.

Main Responsibilities
  • Planning, execution and optimization of analytical non-cell-based assays for product characterization according to timelines (e.g., qRT-PCR, PCR, Western Blot, ELISA)
  • Work with infectious materials under BSL-2 conditions
  • Data analysis and evaluation, monitoring of assay performance, troubleshooting by integrating a broad biological, as well as technical understanding
  • Preparation, review and revision of relevant documentation for all work processes according to Quality standards (e.g., technical reports, assay qualification reports)
  • Serve as an assay specialist in assay transfers
  • Able to address and solve problems within own assigned area of responsibility
  • Maintenance of laboratory equipment and stock keeping


  • MTA, BTA, Dipl. Ing. (FH) or B.Sc., M.Sc. in relevant field (e.g., Biology, Immunology, Biotechnology, Microbiology) or related subject in life science
  • At least 2 years hands-on laboratory experience in the field of virology or immunology
  • Experience with immunological, virological or molecular biological techniques (e.g., Western blot, ELISA, qRT-PCR)
  • Interest in automation and machine learning is of advantage
  • Creative and communicative team player with a strong sense of analytical and strategic thinking who can work both independently and as part of an (interdisciplinary) team
  • Able to multi-task and work under time pressure on multiple projects
  • Substantial knowledge and experience of Quality systems (e.g., GMP; GLP)
  • Experience working in biopharmaceutical or biotechnology industry is of advantage
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written
  • Valid EU working permit

What we offer

  • State of the art infrastructure
  • An excellent working atmosphere
  • Opportunities for personal development
  • Employee benefits such as health screening, public transportation card, Sodexo pass
  • 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 2.754,- 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/d) are interested in this challenging position, please send your CV including a cover letter (summarizing your qualification and experiences) as well as your credentials to:


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