Research Scientist (f/m/d) Lung Therapeutics

Design. Progress. Together.

CureVac AG is a biopharmaceutical company researching and developing novel drugs based on the natural molecule Messenger RNA (mRNA). Our focus is on innovative cancer immunotherapies, prophylactic vaccines and molecular therapies. Currently, about 470 RNA people are striving to achieve our main goal: To bring the first mRNA-based drug worldwide to the market. To strengthen our team in Tübingen near Stuttgart, we are currently looking to recruit a


Research Scientist (f/m/d) Lung Therapeutics
Job-ID: 5601-2003

Your responsibilities:

  • Exploration of novel mRNA-based therapeutics in the field of pulmonology
  • Conduct and direct research activities to develop and assess these approaches
  • Devise and evaluate research strategies
  • Independently draft protocols, SOPs and technical reports
  • Communicate data to internal and external stakeholders
  • Written and oral presentation of research results at scientific meetings

Your qualifications:

  • PhD or equivalent degree in Life Sciences with at least 2 years of a postdoctoral experience.
  • Independent research experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry, or as an academic postdoctoral fellow
  • Very strong background in the field of respiratory diseases
  • Vast knowledge of respiratory disease animal models
  • Proven experience with generation of lung organoids and precision cut lung slices
  • Hands-on experience with cell culture, FACS analysis, ELISA, Western Blot
  • Practical experience with different transfection methods and delivery systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the current molecular biology techniques
  • FELASA B qualification
  • Excellent team spirit, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience working in an industry setting is an asset
  • Fluency in English, German is a plus

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
Mr. Gregor Zimmermann
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen