(Sr.) Lab Technician Formulation Development & Product Characterization (f/m/d)

Main focus: Formulation Development
Date posted: 03. October 2022
Location: Vienna

Position Summary

We are searching for a highly motivated Lab Technician (m/f/d) with a good background in instrumental analytics of biopharmaceuticals to join our Formulation Development & Product Characterization unit for a permanent position. The main focus of this unit within the Process Development Department is the biophysical characterization of HOOKIPA┬┤s immunotherapy candidates and the development/optimization of new formulations. The advertised position is primarily laboratory based.

Main Responsibilities
  • Biophysical and biochemical analytics for process characterization and formulation development
  • Application of chromatographic (HPLC) and particle characterization techniques for product characterization
  • Execution of formulation screening experiments to optimize vector stability and process-ability
  • Take responsibility for lab associated tasks, such as maintenance of equipment, lab organization, material flow, ordering, decontamination, etc.
  • Design accurate documentation protocols and follow documentation according to GDP
  • Collect analytical data and compile data overviews and presentations


  • MTA, Dipl. Ing. (FH) or M.Sc. in relevant field (e.g. Biochemistry, Biotechnology)
  • Experience with biophysical characterization techniques (e.g. HPLC, light scattering) is of advantage
  • Experience in working in biopharmaceutical or biotechnology industry desired
  • Ability to work on multiple projects under time pressure
  • Detail-oriented, well organized and proactive workstyle
  • Accurate GMP like documentation (experience with data management systems is of advantage)
  • Open-minded and communicative team-player
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and German

What we offer

  • Strong team with dedicated and passionate researchers
  • 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 2.754- (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.


If you (m/f) are interested in this challenging position, please send your CV including a cover letter summarizing your qualification and experiences to: talent@hookipabiotech.com

For more information on HOOKIPA please visit www.hookipabiotech.com

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