Senior Engineer (f/m/d) RNA Optimization

Design. Progress. Together.


CureVac SE 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, all 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, limited for 2 years, a


Senior Engineer (f/m/d) RNA Optimization


Your responsibilities: 


  • Independent development and optimization of bioanalytical assays with strong hands-on work in the lab 
  • Support transfer and optimization of production and analytical steps to routine production 
  • Carry out validation and process characterization studies of RNA and formulated RNA products
  • Planning, execution, interpretation and documentation of experiments 
  • Preparation of SOPs, reports and presentations 
  • Participation in multidisciplinary project teams 



Your qualifications:


  • Master´s degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering or related field 
  • Ideally, several years of relevant work experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry 
  • Experience in establishing and troubleshooting biochemical and chromatographic methods (e.g., HPLC, UV/Vis spectroscopy, DLS and electrophoretic methods) Knowledge in statistical data analysis and experimental design (DoE) is of advantage 
  • Hands-on experience in developing scalable, efficient biopharmaceutical processes is desired 
  • Ability to independently devise research projects but also to work in an interdisciplinary team 
  • Fluency in English, German is a plus 



We offer you a challenging and varied opportunity with an innovative and dynamic company that is expanding.
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 SE


Human Resources
Gregor Zimmermann 
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen