Laboratory Technician – Preclinical & Analytical Development (m/f)

Main focus: Preclinical & Analytical Development
Date posted: 02.05.2021
Location: Vienna

Position Summary

We are looking for a highly motivated Lab Technician with a strong background in cell-based assays (focus forming assays) & (fluorescence) microscopy and/or qRT-PCR to join our team. The focus of the Preclinical Analytical Development department is to perform and develop assays for testing and characterization of our products. This position is primarily laboratory based.

Main Responsibilities
  • Ensure cell-based assay and/or qRT-PCR routine testing (under BSL-2 conditions) with high sample throughput according to timelines
  • Data analysis and evaluation, monitoring of assay performance (trending), troubleshooting
  • Preparation, review and revision of relevant documentation for all work processes according to Quality standards (e.g. technical reports, assay qualification reports, …)
  • Serve as SME in assay transfers – lead assay transfers
  • Development and optimization of analytical assays
  • Maintenance of laboratory equipment and stock keeping


  • MTA, BTA, Dipl. Ing. (FH) or B.Sc., M.Sc. in relevant field (e.g. Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Immunology)
  • Minimum of 2 years hands-on laboratory experience with cell-based assays & (fluorescence) microscopy and/or qRT-PCR is a must
  • Substantial knowledge and experience with Quality systems (e.g. GMP; GLP)
  • Independent, well organized and proactive working method - eager to actively initiate and direct projects
  • Able to multi-task and work with highest accuracy and reliability under time pressure on multiple projects
  • Open-minded and communicative team-player to collaborate with other departments in-house, as well as with external partners
  • Fluent in written and oral English and German
  • Experience in working at biopharmaceutical or biotechnology industry is a plus

What we offer

  • Strong international team with dedicated and passionate scientists and technicians
  • The possibility to take over responsibility for your own projects
  • 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 is 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.

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Gwenaelle Kerforn Executive Director Human Resources