Senior Lab Technician - Preclinical&Analytical Development (m/f)

Date posted: 07.16.2021
Location: Vienna

Position Summary

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Lab Technician with a strong background in virus titer determination, cell-based assays, fluorescent staining techniques & microscopy to join our team. The focus of the Preclinical Analytical Development department is to perform routine analysis of samples and develop assays for testing and characterization of our products. This position is primarily laboratory based.

Main Responsibilities
  • Ensure routine testing (under BSL-2 conditions) with high sample throughput acc. 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/lead as SME in 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 3 years hands-on laboratory experience
  • Experience with cell-based assays and microscopy is a must have
  • Perseverance to manage high sample throughput in routine testing
  • Strong background in assay development is of advantage
  • Substantial knowledge and experience with Quality systems (e.g. GMP; GLP)
  • Independent, well-organized and proactive work style - 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 working in biopharmaceutical or biotechnology industry is of advantage

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 for this position is EUR 2.837,- (Senior 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

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Gwenaelle Kerforn Executive Director Human Resources