Associate Director Licensing (f/m/d)

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Design. Progress. Together.

CureVac AG is a global biopharmaceutical company researching and developing novel drugs based on the natural molecule Messenger RNA (mRNA). Our focus is on prophylactic vaccines, innovative cancer immunotherapies and protein-based therapies. Currently, about 700 RNA people are striving to achieve our main goal: To bring multiple best-in-class mRNA drugs to market.
To strengthen our team in Tübingen near Stuttgart, we are currently looking to recruit a

Associate Director Licensing (f/m/d)
Job-ID: 5201-2102

Your responsibilities:

  • Identify early stage and technology collaboration opportunities across different therapeutic areas at CureVac via interactions with pharma and biotech companies, governmental/non-governmental departments and academic institutions
  • Draft, negotiate and conclude license agreements
  • Maintain excellent relationships with Research Heads and Heads of Business
  • Development in the industry as well as leading university scientists
  • Lead cross-functional teams responsible for due diligence and management approvals for partnering projects
  • Work on several projects with tight timelines simultaneously and transparently

Your qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in natural sciences with knowledge of molecular biology or related disciplines
  • MBA is an advantage
  • Several years of experience and track record for licensing within the biotech/pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience to lead negotiations with academic tech transfer departments, biotech and pharma companies
  • Understanding of scientific, medical, regulatory and commercial aspects for executing license agreements
  • Ability to quickly come to grips with new technologies and drug development strategies in a fast-changing environment
  • In the face of obstacles or barriers, demonstration of persistence and resilience
  • Integrate complex information (i.e., technical and financial) when generating proposals
  • Good understanding of the latest market activities
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and a high level of intercultural and interpersonal skills

With much passion and sense of responsibility, we work together on the medical revolution. We pride ourselves on maintaining an honest and trusting relationship with each other which is characterized by openness to new ideas and continuous progress. Mutual respect, reliability and personal initiative are self-evident for us.

Design your future with us – become part of the RNA people!   

We look forward to receiving your application via our CareerPortal.

CureVac AG

Human Resources
Ms Christina Glass
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen