Senior Lab Technician - Virology (m/f)

Main focus: Virology
Date posted: 03.18.2021
Location: Vienna

Position Summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organized senior lab technician, with experience in molecular biology techniques and virology and in project coordination to join our highly motivated and dedicated Virology team. The focus of this position is to coordinate and participate in the generation & characterization of novel vaccine vector candidates according to strict timelines. The advertised position is primarily laboratory based.

Main Responsibilities
  • Generating and characterizing viral vectors (BSL-2) using cell- and molecular biology-based techniques
  • Coordinating and executing GMP-relevant production and characterization of recombinant vaccine candidates
  • Maintaining project plans and timelines for delivery of viral vectors to collaborators
  • Establishment of new molecular biology techniques and protocols
  • Providing accurate records of all work processes and results in compliance with industrial documentation standards
  • Presenting data at internal meetings and at external meetings with collaborators
  • Maintaining pleasant condition of laboratory and equipment, take over responsibility for organizational and lab management tasks
  • Contributing to a friendly and productive work environment


  • MTA, BTA, Dipl. Ing. (FH), B.Sc. or M.Sc. in relevant field (e.g. Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Immunology)
  • Minimum 3 years hands-on laboratory experience (BSL-2 experience is an advantage)
  • Experience with immunological, virological or molecular biological and mammalian cell culture techniques
  • Experience with Quality systems (e.g. GMP; GLP) is an advantage
  • Work experience in biopharmaceutical or biotechnology industry is a plus
  • Independent and proactive work style, detail-oriented, well-organized
  • Open-minded and communicative team-player
  • Able to motivate others and lead by example
  • Fluent in written and oral English and German

What we offer

  • Strong team with dedicated and passionate employees
  • State of the art infrastructure
  • An 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 2.837,-- 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