Scientist (f/m/d) Viral and Infectious Diseases

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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, 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 a

Scientist (f/m/d) Viral and Infectious Diseases
Kennziffer: 3301-2102

Your responsibilities:

  • Direct research projects to develop and assess mRNA-based vaccines against infectious diseases of high medical need
  • Generate cutting-edge data allowing for the exploitation of the potential of mRNA in the field of prophylactic vaccines
  • Devise and evaluate research strategies with a strong focus on intellectual property protection
  • Written and oral presentation of research results at scientific meetings
  • Coordinate collaborations with academic, industrial and funding partners

Your qualifications:

  • PhD or equivalent degree in Life Sciences
  • Strong research background in virology and immunology; additional expertise in infectious diseases in particular respiratory viruses preferable
  • Independent research experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry, or as an academic postdoctoral fellow
  • Excellent team spirit, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability and motivation to work effectively in a highly dynamic environment
  • FELASA B qualification preferable
  • 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
Ms. Alba Ardito
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen